Tag Archives: social anxiety

Elevated mood in hypomania – I dance and sing when my mood is up.

I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety. The social anxiety part makes me think ‘don’t put this video up, people will laugh at me.’ The elevated mood (currently hypomanic) makes me think, ‘if only they knew what they are missing. They will laugh with me, not at… Read More »

CPTSD: How a Lack of BOUNDARIES Makes Your Isolation WORSE

For a deeper dive into all the symptoms of Childhood PTSD — how they happen, and what to do — take my online course Healing Childhood PTSD: https://crappychildhoodfairy.lpages.co/fairy-course-tf-from-youtube I just released a low-cost mini-course featuring extended versions of my Isolation series videos, plus bonus videos from my most popular videos of all time. You can… Read More »

A voice after trauma. Bipolar humour. Social anxiety.

I have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and social anxiety. I was mute as a child and sometimes as an adult (when extremely distressed). Finding my voice has been a journey. I was too anxious to express an opinion but eventually ended up submitting an essay into an Australasian writing… Read More »


This video is to talk about my experience with LSD and how it greatly diminished symptoms of social anxiety and depression I was diagnosed with. LSD is a very potent drug substance that lasts 12 hours which enables you to interpret things about yourself and the world in general from a different perspective. Because your… Read More »

Why I'm Open About My Anxiety/PTSD/Mental Illness

Not everyone is as open with their struggles as I am, and that’s okay. But I wanted to explain the reasons behind my openness to you all! If you liked this video, check out my book THE BURDEN I CARRY MAKES ME STRONG out October 15th: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07XJZZVJ3 Source: Youtube

What causes Social Anxiety, Shyness & Avoidant Personality Disorder? // Conquer Social Anxiety

Genetics? Traumatic experiences? Abusive parents? We explore scientifically studied causes of social anxiety, shyness and avoidant personality disorder. Interested in effective treatments for SAD? Download our ebook with 17 distinct approaches that have scientifically proven effective: https://www.conquersocialanxiety.com/ebook/state-of-the-art-interventions-for-social-anxiety-disorder/ How to overcome your insecurity around others? In order to answer this question we should first ask: Why… Read More »

The 5 Major Anxiety Disorders – Explained

There are 5 types of anxiety disorders including Generalized Anxiety Disorder also known as GAD, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder also known as OCD, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder also known as PTSD and social anxiety disorder. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive worry about everyday things, which normally are… Read More »

PTSD – part 2 – Shutdowns, sexual trauma

TW: brief mention of sexual assault. Continuing from part 1, this video explains more about what shutdowns are like (a key feature of the PTSD from trauma in children under 6 years old). It takes time for PTSD to develop full symptoms and avoidance and shutdowns are the main features for PTSD as a young… Read More »

PTSD – part 3 – Triggers, Flashbacks, Freeze with Sexual Assault

TW: brief mention of sexual assault & religious abuse. My presentation of PTSD is mainly the childhood version with avoidance, shutdowns and hypervigilance. I am more affected by other features such as flashbacks when I am in a bipolar mood episode. What PTSD triggers & flashbacks are. How my name was a big trigger after… Read More »

Anxiety vs Panic Attacks – part 1

Anxiety and panic attacks are clinically separate yet linked. There are several anxiety disorders or anxiety can be part of a separate disorder. A disorder is when something causes significant impairment to every day life and distress. When my anxiety is severe, I am extremely avoidant to the point of not returning to a workplace… Read More »