Social anxiety and shyness often get confused, but they’re far from the same. So what is social anxiety? What happens when you suffer from it? And what can you do about it? I’ll offer six steps to consider, as once again, we focus on “what you can do about it.”

The listener email today is from someone whose husband died and then she became ill herself. She’s struggling with anxiety and depression and doesn’t feel she’s getting any better. You can listen in on my answer to her.

Important Links:

Article from the Social Anxiety Institute

Article from the Mayo Clinic on social anxiety

Link to Toastmasters International

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