For some people, social situations bring up intense feelings of fear, nervous energy, shaky hands, excessive sweating, headaches, and many other symptoms. We are human beings and we like and need to connect as part of a healthy lifestyle, but for some people, early social engagements may not have been fun, safe, or healthy. BullyingContinue reading “Do you feel anxious at social gatherings?”
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What triggers anxiety?
Anxiety is a huge problem in our modern world with an estimated 40 million people in the US suffering anxiety disorders. In Australia, it’s estimated that 45% of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. In any one year, around 1 million Aussie adults have depression, and over 2 million have anxiety. So anxiety is a huge issueContinue reading “What triggers anxiety?”
What is social anxiety?
People with social anxiety have trouble talking to people, meeting new people, and attending social gatherings. They fear being judged or ridiculed by others and usually avoid social situations altogether, which is not beneficial, especially when they are in business or in a job that requires a lot of socializing. People who experience social anxietyContinue reading “What is social anxiety?”