How to Not Be Awkward with Someone You Just Met: 4 Practical Tips

Learning how to not be awkward is a critical social skill, which most of us learn as children. This applies to any number of situations: Starting school or kindergarten. Meeting new relatives. Making friends at the play park. However, we don't all have the same personalities. If you are overly…

5 Relatable Movies about Introverts That Will Make You Feel Understood

We all love movies, especially ones we can relate to. They tell stories we recognize and they help us feel a little less alone. Movies about introverts appeal to every introverted person. There’s nothing quite as soothing as seeing characters who experience the world the same way we do. Characters…

5 Specific Phobias That Can Arise from Social Anxiety

Anxiety is crippling. It can suck up all your joy and confidence and leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Anxiety disorders breed specific phobias, and specific phobias breed anxiety. There are a few main types of anxiety, these are: Panic Disorder Agoraphobia Generalized Anxiety Disorder Social Anxiety Disorder Post-Traumatic-Stress Disorder…

3 Neglected Social Anxiety Causes That Could Explain Your Mental Issues

Social anxiety is a common mental disorder in today’s world. According to estimates, around 7% of the US population were diagnosed in the past year while about 12% of American adults experience the symptoms at some point in their lives. What causes social anxiety? It is not totally clear what…