We all know what it feels like to be nervous to speak in front of a room of people. This is a very normal human response. But there of some of you reading this who are like me who know what it’s like to be nervous to make eye contact with someone, let alone have a conversation with them.
It’s normal to feel too scared about going to a party by yourself, but for some of you it’s normal to feel too scared to want to go out at all. Social anxiety comes in varying degrees for different people, but it’s something we all experience at some point or another.
There is a lot of feel-good motivational content out there that is designed to boost your confidence and fill your head with positive thoughts to help deal with anxiety, but from personal experience I have learned it is best to dissect and take a deep look into what causes anxiety to arise within any given moment. Once you identify the causes, you can begin to work towards solutions.