Think about the times that take you most out of your comfort zone: a job interview, a blind date or even a party. Is it just shyness making you uncomfortable or something more? If you have social anxiety disorder you aren’t just extremely shy. Shyness is a personality trait and a normal part of life … Read moreIs it Shyness or Social Anxiety? How to Tell the Difference
Holiday party invitations are starting to fill your inbox and Christmas cheer is everywhere, but you feel anything but merry. This is what it’s like when you suffer from social anxiety, and the holidays can be one of the worst times. Family gatherings mean small talk, parties are filled with strangers, and everywhere you turn … Read moreDealing with Social Anxiety: How to Survive the Holidays
Your hands are damp with sweat. Your heart is racing. You’re pacing back and forth. No, you aren’t getting ready to jump out of a plane—you’re getting ready to give a presentation. Or, to talk to your boss. Or maybe, just to simply meet up with some co-workers for lunch. For people with social anxiety, … Read moreOvercoming Social Anxiety: What Can Help
How to Tell if Your Anxiety is a Serious Disorder Everyone gets anxious from time to time—before a big exam, during a job interview, becoming a new parent. In situations like these, not only is anxiety normal, it actually serves a purpose (more on that later). But what about feeling anxious all the time? Or … Read moreDo I Have Anxiety?