Travelling the world is one of my favourite things to do in life, but because I’m out of my comfort zone experiencing new places, food and people, it can exacerbate my social anxiety. One of the most helpful strategies I’ve developed to help me cope with travel-related anxiety is to plan and prepare as much
Having to cope with social anxiety in the workplace can feel awful, and my natural reaction has always been to try and avoid them. Obviously, this isn’t always possible when you’re in the workforce, and if you’ve ever done any therapy work for your anxiety, you’ll know avoidance is a big no-no. The reality is that all jobs are likely to include some activities that make you feel uncomfortable, so it’s important to find and practice strategies that will help you manage your anxieties so you can get through the day. These are 5 strategies that have helped me.