4 Life-Changing Ways Blogging Has Improved My Social Anxiety

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I’ve been struggling with social anxiety for as long as I can remember. When I was in school, I was known as the shy, quiet girl in my class.

For a lot of people with social anxiety, the anxiety goes away when they’re safe behind their computer screen. But nope. Not me.

But with the help of blogging, Social Anxiety to Social Success, and gradual exposures, my social anxiety has lessened in quite a few areas of my life.

Keep reading for 4 ways blogging has improved my social anxiety.

How to Create a Profitable Mental Health Blog on Bluehost

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I started my blog back in 2015 for no other reason than something inside me was burning for a better life. I was stuck in my full-time retail job, battling severe anxiety and depression, and going through so many changes throughout my personal life.

Deep down, I knew I deserved a better life. But I didn’t know exactly how. What started as an outlet for me was actually the beginning of a journey that would completely change my life.

I have no idea where I would be without blogging. I’ve connected with so many amazing people, especially in the mental health community. I’ve grown so much as a person because of it.

How to Be a Successful Blogger When You Have Social Anxiety

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Social anxiety doesn’t go away once I leave the public. It doesn’t even go away when I’m in the comfort of my bed.

My job relies on me interacting with people who are complete strangers. I have to constantly engage with my readers and network with other bloggers. I have to constantly promote my blog posts, even though they are filled with words from the core of my soul.

It’s a very vulnerable feeling, but I’m starting to get the hang of it. Throughout the years I’ve been blogging, I’ve discovered these three ways to help minimize my social anxiety so I can run a successful blog.

23 Ways to Make Extra Money Each Month from Home

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I know a lot of people who feel stuck at their job.  Or maybe they’re living paycheck to paycheck, and can’t seem to catch a break.

That’s why I think it’s so important to spend a little time out of your day earning extra money.

Try implementing these 23 ideas into making some extra money each month from the comfort of your own home.

6 Things I Accomplish Every Day Despite My Depression

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CONTENT WARNING: This post mentions self-harm and suicide.

Because there are so many different levels and severities of depression, everyone goes through their depression differently. Some people have high-functioning depression. Others can’t even get out of bed.

But one thing is for certain, depression is not a fun, trendy thing to have. It tries to destroy every part of you from the inside out. It’s hard to do even the most simplest things.

Here are 6 things I accomplish every day, despite having my depression: