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Social phobia/social anxiety disorder
Social phobia or social anxiety disorder is the constant fear of being criticized or evaluated by other people. People who suffer from social phobia are excessively self-conscious to the point where they feel that everyone around them is looking at them and judging them harshly. They become nervous, anxious and afraid of the world around them. For those with social phobia, everyday social situations like parties can become highly intimidating ordea...

Pampering For The Working Professional: Ten Tips For A Balanced Work And Social
Health experts worldwide resoundingly agree that workers in all labor categories must maintain a balance between their work and social lives. The dangers of more or over work and less socializing cannot be emphasized enough especially for the Londoner. The advantages to having an active social life are many. Finding a healthy balance between our work and social lives is not always easy but some efforts towards developing that balance can assure we ...

Pampering For The Working Professional: Ten Tips For A Balanced Work And Social Life
Health experts worldwide resoundingly agree that workers in all labor categories must maintain a balance between their work and social lives. The dangers of more or over work and less socializing cannot be emphasized enough especially for the Londoner. The advantages to having an active social life are many. Finding a healthy balance between our work and social lives is not always easy but some efforts towards developing that balance can assure we ...

Maximize your social security benefits using a social security calculator
Most people look forward to retirement, but many don’t realize that they could spend about a third of their lifetime in retirement.  With that said, it is important to plan financially to ensure that retirement income will last a lifetime.  During most peoples working years, they pay taxes on their earned income.  A part of that income tax goes towards social security benefits.  There is quite a bit of criteria in determin...

Social Anxiety Potential For Poker
poker in a more conventional arena, the basic principles of social interaction are the same. Poker is, by nature and by tradition, a game that is distinctly American. The game is upheld as one that favors the bold, the risk-taker, and the clever. However, any modern scholars of the game will tell you that in today's poker environment, you need more brains than guts. The fact is, in the current poker world, if you're not a student of the game's inte...

Promoting your blog using the social and bookmark networks.
Sometimes you come up with a great blog story. You know it will drive you a lot of traffic but you have a problem. None knows about your great blog post. In order to get maximum attention you need to spread the word around. This is where the social / bookmark networks come handy.What is a social / bookmark network?It's a place where you can share your stories or bookmarks with others. Take blog reporter for example. You submit your blog story t...

Asian Playboy : Social Circle Pick Up - Wing Rules
Social Circle Pick Up - Wing RulesAuthor: Asian PlayboyLet?s talk about Social Circle Pick Up for a second.This isn?t particularly addressed in PUAdom because, for real, a lot of PUAs (Pick Up Artists) don?t pursue active social lives, instead concentrating on improving their Game and occasionally hitting the fool?s mate, one night stand and/or f*ck buddy.And, of course, if one has read Neil?s ?The Game?, you can see how f*cked up you can get ...

Applying for Social Security Benefits
Many people tend to wonder when it is best for them to apply for the social security benefits. For some people, they think that the best time is when they reach age 62. Many people feel they should take it as soon as they are qualified.  By doing so, they take a reduced benefit.  Others think it’s better to start collecting at age 70 so that they get the maximum benefit each month. Ultimately, to make this determination, one should ...

Profiting From Online Social Networking
This is the second in a series of articles we will be publishing relaying thoughts and ideas from the Internet Retailer Conference in Chicago, which occurred June 5th through June 7th. Peter Kosciewicz, Director of E-Commerce for the Eastwood Company, and Chris Saito, Senior Director, Shopping Products for Yahoo! Shopping, delivered a presentation entitled "Social Networking: The Peer Pursuasion Marketing Tool."According to Kosciewicz, the Web to...

Does social anxiety lead to depression?
A defined number of people sometimes experience having a hard time in trying to interact with others. Shyness, isolation, and lack of interest prevent people from having good interaction with others. This is felt by certain individuals and gets to a certain point that is constantly just hard to manage. There are people suffering from a specific type of anxiety. Since anxiety is associated with fear and worry, social anxiety may also have the same c...

Social Security Member?s Concerns
Changing of NamesThe Social Security has set some rules and regulations to be followed by members who wish to have their names changed. There are various circumstances where name changing is allowed and these are as follows: if a member marries, if the member divorced and if there are certain corrections to be made on the name of a member. If you are a Social Security member and wishes to change your name let?s say in you social security card, ...

Is Social Anxiety Holding You Back?
Another year, another New Years resolution ... if only this time it could be different? Do you feel overwhelmed by both your own and others expectations for the festive period? Does the forthcoming prospect of social gatherings make you feel uncomfortable?If you could wave a magic wand for a new years wish and change something about yourself what would it be? Deep down you may wish to go to parties and other social events. You may feel very l...

Bad Or Good College Relationships: Control And Define Your Social Behavior Arou
College life could be one of the most challenging parts of everyone?s life where brand new interaction with totally different individuals may seem intimidating at first but will prove a significant step towards making your social and whole outlook in life as flexible and as exciting as possible. This is also the stage of our lives where the start of taking special note of serious matters over gradual transition of our personality development is tak...

Bad Or Good College Relationships: Control And Define Your Social Behavior Around The Campus
College life could be one of the most challenging parts of everyone?s life where brand new interaction with totally different individuals may seem intimidating at first but will prove a significant step towards making your social and whole outlook in life as flexible and as exciting as possible. This is also the stage of our lives where the start of taking special note of serious matters over gradual transition of our personality development is tak...

Communication & Corporate Social Responsibility
In the past few years, the anti-corporate movement (including those opposed to globalization) has gained a bit of steam. What many people in the movement promote now is called Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the idea that corporations should be responsible to all of society and the environment, as well as to shareholders. It's a shame they've gained momentum. After all, without modern corporations we would all be poorer, and in particula...

Times Have Changed: The Automobile, Social Values and Dating
Have you ever looked closely at historic images of cities, say from the 1930's? The social atmosphere is very different. The fronts of buildings were positioned close to the sidewalk, families lived close to the center of town with a place to sit outside to greet the passersby, and the traffic was chiefly pedestrian. As a result, dating has drastically been affected by modern changes in the past 50 years.The pedestrian and social enemy, the autom...

Medicare, Social Security and Retirement
Everything keeps changing, how do I keep up? Why is there so many choices? This is common question and concerns of most seniors today. The cost of health and prescriptions is higher today for seniors, averaging over $500.00 a month.With fixed incomes, a comfortable retirement seems to be slipping away.Retirement is re defining itself. The days of a lifetime pension and 401ks are being wiped out. You must think and live different than our Mot...

Growth of Social Networks
David Fishman

How To Determine If Your Social Security Retirement Benefits Are Taxed
Up to 85% of your Social Security retirement benefits may be taxable. Here?s how to find out how much is taxable and what you can do to reduce or eliminate any tax.Of all the financial issues surrounding being a senior, the one that tops the list in terms of anger is the fact that, depending on the situation, Social Security retirement benefits are taxable. My experience indicates that some seniors are completely unaware of this fact. I have also...

Quit Smoking And Watch Your Social Life Soar
You may not realize it, but smoking affects your social life as well as your physical well being. How often have you avoided going places because they were non-smoking, or ducked out of a party at the height of the action to satisfy your nicotine cravings? When you quit smoking, you can also increase your confidence, meet new people, and join new activities. An improved social life is just one more reason to quit smoking!Gain confidence. Smok...

Student Loans ? Lose Social Security Benefits If You Don?t Pay
A vast majority of people take out student loans to pay for higher education. The Supreme Court has decided to make social security benefits a means of repaying them. No Benefits For You!While millions borrow money to attend college and graduate school, not everyone pays this money back. The failure to pay can result from circumstances such as a slow job market, failure to finish school and health problems. Of course, there are the select few w...

The Social Security Cost Of Living Increase Is Not Keeping Up
Is the COLA (Cost Of Living Adjustment) losing its fizz? Many seniors now feel that the annual Social Security cost of living increase is failing to keep up with the soaring prices of everything from gas and heating bills to groceries and prescription drugs. As a result, seniors are suffering, and they're suffering badly. In 2005, for example, the Social Security cost of living increase was just 2.7 percent. But if you filled up your car at the g...

Social Networking On Squidoo
Easily Capture Laser-Targeted, Highly Profitable Leads for Your Niche By Following This Simple, Step-by-Step System Using Squidoo ? A Grown-Up (Simplified) Version of MySpace!With John Reese?s Seal Of Approval!------------------------------------------------------------------------What is Squidoo?Squidoo is a social networking website that is designed to be a resourse for people looking for information! Squidoo?s user are called ? Lensmasters...

The Social Aspects Of Homeschooling
Going to a regular school is more than just education. School kids get to mingle with their peers and teachers and in the process acquire social skills that are important when they progress into adult life. Some critics have criticized that homeschooling does not fulfill this aspect of education. Since the child is studying alone at home, it does not give him/her the opportunity to pick up social skills. Some critics even pointed out that homesch...

How To Appeal Your Denied Social Security Claims?
Social Security is an agency of rules and regulations. These rules and regulations command for strict compliance among its members. During the processing of claims it cannot be helped that some claims are rejected or denied. The rejections of the claims are based on a thorough analysis of all supporting documents and papers submitted to the agency. Nevertheless, it is also natural for members to challenge the decision of the agency. But as I mentio...

Dating online make part of this social activity
Dating is a social activity which involves two or more people generally assessing each other?s suitability for a potential relationship. Dating can also be enjoyed as part of an already active relationship. The word ?Dating? actually comes from the arranging of a time and ?date? of meeting.Dates, in many traditional cultures, are arranged by third-parties (such as a family member or a close friend) or dedicated dating agencies. In modern western c...

The Development of the Social Self Environment Keeping Friends
Friends play a crucial role in self-development. Some say your friends are a reflection of yourself, and in a way that is true. People tend to make friends with people whom they have something in common, such as an interest in certain sports, in music, even a television program. Many friendships start on as little as the preference for a certain kind of shoes. Keeping the friendship, however, is more of a challenge because sometimes familiarity doe...

Music is experienced by individuals in a range of social settings ranging
Music is experienced by individuals in a range of social settings ranging from being alone to attending a large concert. Musical performances take different forms in different cultures and socioeconomic milieus. In Europe and North America, there is often a divide between what types of music are viewed as a "high culture" and "low culture." "High culture" types of music typically include Western art music such as Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and m...

The Best Colleges for Earning a Degree in Social Work Fields
Some universities and colleges are famous for doing it well in particular areas like for example research, student environment or even famous professors. Some schools have specialized in certain professions which make them more lucrative but less accessible for those who want to study these professions. It has been said that the most rewarding career one can embark upon is one which serves the people. For the thousands of people who graduate each y...

Social Exploration Disguised As Date Hunting
There are many social events that bring like-minded individuals within close proximity to each other. If you are one of the many millions of people who date, choosing an activity that is interesting to you is a good place to begin meeting people who are interested in similar activities.If you like fast paced activities you don?t want to meet people who are seriously into knitting. If you consider wealthy, well-educated men or women to be the perf...

Hottest Business & Social Networking Site for South Asians
DesiMySpace.com is an excellent portal for South Asians who are on the lookout for new friends and to increase the network. It is easy to find people who have the same tastes and likes as that of you. Some of the search features in this site enables you to locate people who are like you, as quickly as possible. To make use of all the features you have to become a member and becoming a member is free! While you create your account you have to add ...

Niche Social Networking for the Realtor
Facebook and MySpace are starting to get recognized as useful tools in networking for the online realtor. However, as social networking sites have become one of the front runners in connecting people on the Internet, people are starting to get interested in ?niche? social networking: sites that connect people interested in specific subjects.Active Rain is a network that has taken this concept and turned it into a growing community of realtors, re...

Natural Health Supplements for Mental, Physical and Social Health
No matter your physical condition or what stage of life you may be in, health supplements can go far to improve your overall well being. People use health supplements for one of three factors ? they want to improve their mental, physical or social health. The key to finding high quality health supplements is to search for ones which support your entire system. The ?right? health supplements will be herbal/plant based. Supplements made from herbs/...

Poker Games - Working Online at Home
Britain is attempting to catch up with the rest of Europe in terms of providing its employees with the opportunity of working from home. It is one of the least flexible countries in the EU when it comes to allowing its workforce the opportunity to telework. But will this provide the opportunity for staff to play online games like poker or casino.Only 20% of UK employees are given the opportunity to work from home, compared to countries like Denma...

Poker ? A Social Thing
There is a very good reason why people enjoy a regular poker game with their friends and work colleagues. It is fun. It is relaxing. It is social. It is an excuse to eat sandwiches and chips and forget about trivial things like bills and pressures at work. Whether you bet with chocolates, peanuts, cat food coupons, your spare change or a bankroll, poker is a social thing. The problem with the weekly poker game is that it is only weekly. Being abl...

Social Benefits of Salsa Dancing
Have you ever wanted to broaden your social circle but wasn?t sure how? The bar scene is tired. Shopping malls, grocery stores and churches are way too cliché. But have you ever thought of dancing? Yes, that?s right dancing! Dancing is one of the best social activities. Actually salsa dancing is one of the best ways to meet people and mingle in a fun, laid back, easy-going environment.If you visit any salsa dance club there are all types o...

The Social Impact of Acne
How acne affects people's lives"There is no single disease which causes more psychic trauma, more maladjustment between parents and children, more general insecurity and feelings of inferiority and greater sums of psychic suffering than does acne vulgaris." --Sulzberger & Zaldems, 1948While known for quite some time, the psychosocial effects of acne have not been fully appreciated until recently. The reasons for this are many. After all, everyon...

How Public Speaking Improves Your Social Life
By Eric MonseI have a fear of public speaking. More precisely, I should describe it as a phobia. I?m not really scared, I just react badly when I get up in front of a large group of people. My blood pressure starts to rise, my skin starts to get flush, and worst of all, I lose all ability to think on the fly. I?m not so bad if I have something prepared, but God forbid if I have to think up something right then and there.Learning to be a bet...

The Public And Social Benefits Of A College Degree
Aside from the one obvious benefit of earning a college degree - making more money - there are a myriad of other advantages to furthering your education past the high school level. By devoting the time and commitment to the improvement of personal knowledge and intellectual fortification, you provide yourself with the tools to be a better employee, a better citizen, and a better all-around individual. There are several economic and social factors (...

Social Pimples not Medical
Anyone that has graced our earth, has reached a stage in their life that is known as Puberty. Puberty is a time in life, different for everyone, where the largest hormone and sexual growth takes places. Common characterstics that are defined during this time are pubic hair, voice changes, larger breasts, etc.A common 'side effect' to Puberty is the increased appearance of pimples. Pimples are a type of lesion on the skin that are caused by swelle...

Social Networking for Business
Copyright 2006 Sharon HousleyAssociations and trade organizations are great places to meet individuals. Usually organizations have a common theme, and it is an understood implication that all members participate to improve themselves and their businesses.Whether it is a chamber of commerce or a trade association, members have common problems, issues and concerns. By sharing issues and resolutions, members can benefit by the experience of others...

Celebrity Social - Gossip and Scandal is Everywhere!
Gossip and scandal are everywhere when it comes to stars and celebrities around the world. And no matter how much you deny that you don't pay attention to celebrity news, how often do you find yourself joining in a hot discussion at work or around the dinner table? Keeping your eye on the stars is one way to amuse yourself and keep smiling.Not many people can resist a bit of gossip about the celebrities that make the news. Award ceremonies are a ...

Working In Retirement
Most experts on the subject believe that the Social Security system will be bankrupt in about 15 years. However, some new studies have offered a ray of hope. They seem to indicate that the assumption that the boomer generation will retire at 65 or 67 and sit back to collect their social security checks is incorrect. They believe a sufficient percentage ? some estimates are as high as 80% - will continue to work in some capacity or another, reliev...

Fixed Versus Flexible Working Hours in Workforce Management
Flexible working hours have been found to lead to a happier workforce, and to far better customer service and share valuations. However, there is a fear that implementing flexible working hours is complicated and that it could lead to a flood of impossible demands from employees.Before we look at flexible working hours in more detail, let us take a brief look at the standard working hours.Working Hours for EmployeesWorking hours for employees...

Know About the Metal Working Machinery
If you look around your home you will find plenty of items like the toaster, the stove and so many more that have been made from metal by using metal working machinery. The metal working industries have been playing an important role in producing major consumer products that we need to use in our daily lives. If you want to make furniture for your home then woodworking working machinery is a must have. Woodworking working machinery helps y...

Working From Home: How to Make it Enjoyable and Productive
For many people the ultimate dream is to escape from the rat race and work from home. To some people who have achieved this dream it has turned into the ultimate nightmare!With the every day stresses of life, work and commuting, working from home can appear to be the way out, but it is not as easy and idyllic as it sounds. If you are seriously thinking about setting up in business on your own and working from home, what are the pitfalls and what ...

Some Reasons Why You Should Choose Working At Home Business Opportunities Offered By MLM?
MLM is a powerful business concept for many reasons but the most obvious is for the type of income it can provide the network marketer. It is so powerful that many fortune 500 companies have used, some are still using, this business model to build their multi-million dollar empire.So why cannot the average person do the same?The answer is average people are already working some great MLM home-based businesses opportunities. Are you one of them?...

How To Make Working From Home A Success
The idea of working from home appeals to a lot of people. There are often stories in the media of different people who have given up their nine to five office jobs and have managed to run a successful business from the comfort of their own home. The idea may seem appealing but it is not always that simple to pull off, in this article I am going to give advice on what it takes to make a home based business work.Anyone who works from home needs to ...

Is a Data Entry Job, Working From Home Right For You?
While working at a Data Entry Job sounds like the perfect job, working from home isn?t for everyone. Having said that, it could be just the thing for many people, you just have to assess if you are ready and committed to take on a data entry job and make it a success. The attraction is that it is an amazing alternative to the daily chore of going out to work for someone else. What is important is that you take a long hard look at your circumstanc...

The dangers associated with working at height
With Sydney almost being denoted as the land of skyscrapers, it’s no surprise that the city usually require a great number of window cleaning experts and high rise building maintenance service providers to ensure high rise building exteriors sit fit and prime under all conditions.  However, working at height is no mean feat especially within a windy city such Sydney. With the city in close proximity to the Tasman Sea, most high rise stru...

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