How to Help Someone With Social Anxiety?


Social Anxiety

How to Reduce Social Anxiety?
Social Anxiety

            According to the Indian Ministry of Health, 'Social Anxiety' is the second most common anxiety disorder affecting approximately 15 million Indian adults. 

            Mental health experts explain how to help friends and family members who have difficulties in social situations. 

Normalize Their Feelings of Anxiety

How To Help Person With Social Anxiety
How to Help Someone With Social Anxiety

      Make them believe that experiencing social anxiety is completely natural and normal. Like, everybody gets anxious. 
And assure your loved ones that you will be by their side to help them through their difficulties.

Help them find ways to participate

How to Help people with Social Anxiety
Help them find ways to participate

      If your someone close friends are fine to this idea, please help them find ways to participate in Social Community Activities. 
      For example, at the time of talking to someone at a party increases your loved ones Anxiety, please help them in that action. 

Try Meditation for Anxiety

      According to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, ' Mindfulness Meditation' has many benefits, including relieving stress, lowering blood pressure, improving sleep, and reducing anxiety.
      Mindfulness Meditation helps us to take responsibility for our own thoughts, especially those unwanted negative thoughts that weaken our functions and strengthen our Thought Process methods. Be conscious in present moment, "We are just Here and here". 
      The practice of mindfulness enables you to live in the present, instead of regretting the past, looking forward to failure in the present, or worrying about the future.


Try Yoga for Anxiety and Other Physical Exercise

      Yes, this is the Best way to reduce the Social Anxiety. Yoga is Free and Natural way to reduce social anxiety.
These yoga postures can help you to reduce the Social Anxiety - 
  1. Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
  2. Janu Shirsasana (One-Legged Forward Bend)
  3. Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose)
  4. Marjariasana (Cat Stretch)
  5. Paschimottanasana (Two-Legged Forward Bend)
  6. Hastapadasana (Standing Forward Bend)
  7. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog)
  8. Sirsasana (Headstand)
  9. Matsyasana (Fish Pose)
     To do Fish yoga pose you have to relax your body first. Then, Lie on your back on the floor. Keep your spine alignment straight.
    After that slowly lift your pelvis from the floor and place your both hands under your Hips / booty.
  10. Shavasana (Corpse Pose)
     To do Shavasana, Lie on your back on the floor. Keep your whole body in relax position. Let the arms and legs drop open, with the arms about 30 - 40 degrees from the side of your body. Close the eyes, and take slow breaths. Be conscious of natural moment of breaths.

                  Ask Them, How You Can Help

                  How To Help In Social Anxiety
                  Help with Social Anxiety

                        The Health Expert suggest, "Instead of telling someone, they can let go of their fear of Anxiety or push them into trouble condition, the correct way to help is to ask them how to help.
                  Just ask, "How can I be helpful to you when you feel anxious?"

                       Hope this article Helps you to help someone who have Social anxiety. Let me know, if this helps your loved ones or not?