Somewhere around 13% of the world’s population suffers from a crippling, debilitating affliction called social anxiety. This fear of social situations can impact daily life in profound ways, sometimes causing people to stay in their homes and not communicate with others. There are ways of overcoming social anxiety.
1. Work with a therapist you trust.
If you find yourself stopped from doing things you love, find a therapist you feel like you can trust to help you work through it. There are therapists who specialize in anxiety disorders.