When worries about what others think of us become so intense that we dread being in certain social situations, it’s time to learn how to manage these feelings.
Most of us have experienced times when we felt nervous in a social situation. Social anxiety arises in these situations, because we fear others will judge us in a negative way. If you have ongoing worries about saying or doing something that will be judged badly by other people, take a few minutes to check out if there is a need for concern.
check your social anxietySocial anxiety is a collection of thoughts, feelings, behaviours and physical symptoms that persist and can increase in severity. Learn about the early signs of social anxiety.
Social anxiety is becoming a problem when it affects your relationships with other people, hinders your work or school performance, or prevents you from doing the things you want to do. Check out some resources that help overcome fears and worries being judged negatively so you can enjoy being with other people.