This article originally appeared at Growthzer: how to not care what people think

A while ago, I was helping one of my readers via email to beat the terrifying social anxiety he suffered from. His goal was to socialize more, network during the events he attends, expand his social circle and kill the limiting beliefs. To put it simply, he just wanted to talk more with other people. It’s frightening how much pain you can cause to yourself only because you adapt a self-destructive mindset. To make it easier to refer to him, let’s call him Steve.