Social Anxiety 101

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You there, let me ask you a question, do you know what social anxiety is? Sure, you might have heard about this mental condition before but do you really understand what it is and how to face something like this? You probably don't because you don't go through it and that's totally fine because oh boy, you wouldn't want to deal with it! But whether you have social anxiety or not, this article serves as an insight for you. It delves into learning, and understanding what social anxiety is, how it is for someone who has it and what you can do for those who are facing the same thing! Here is your guide to social anxiety 101.

Definition of social anxiety

Now let's start off with the basics before diving in deeper. According to verywellmind, the acronym for social anxiety disorder is known as "SAD", ironic isn't it? Social anxiety involves a deep fear of social activities and performances in situations where others may negatively judge them.

Difference between social anxiety and plain shyness