When worries about what others think of us become so strong that we dread being in some social situations, it’s time to learn how to manage these feelings.
Most of us have felt nervous in a social situation. This social anxiety happens because we’re afraid others will judge us in a negative way. If you often worry about saying or doing something that will be judged badly by others, take a few minutes to check out if you should be concerned.
Social anxiety is a collection of thoughts, feelings, behaviours, and physical symptoms that aren’t going away, and may even be getting worse. Learn about the early signs of social anxiety.