“Displaced anxiety” is a Freudian concept; it refers to what happens when people project or deflect their issues onto something irrelevant – something safer.
Relationships can be serious when they need to be, but otherwise, enjoy the laughs.
I often end up talking to myself, trying to anticipate others’ responses as if we were actually having to conversation. It’s nice because I can talk through an issue without having to talk to anyone, but it stinks because I’ve gotten in the habit of just talking to myself all the time.
Focus on one thing at a time. Remember: Making it easier is making it achievable.
Men just hate it when women share everything about their sex life with their girlfriends. How can a man feel comfortable knowing there are other women out there who know what goes on in the bedroom?
Nail biting. Foot tapping. Hair twirling. These small signs of nervousness may sound familiar for someone who has social anxiety. But social anxiety isn’t just nervousness — so for people who have social anxiety, these “nervous habits” can manifest in ways we wouldn’t expect.
The more you listen, the more you learn. The more you learn, the better you become.
You’re always counting down. You keep track of the days until vacation. The hours until you can climb back into bed. The minutes left until the show you’re watching is over. You keep looking at the clock and calendar instead of enjoying what’s right in front of you.
Every day I’d take a random habit that I knew was good (see the attached 20) and I’d try to improve it a little. Just “1%”.
Remember, achievement takes time.