Social Anxiety (Social Phobia)

It is very difficult for most of the people who do not struggle in social situations to understand the levels of distress generated by social anxiety. Social anxiety is more than just shyness, it involves extreme level of a fear of public humiliation and being judged by others. It usually manifest with physiological symptoms such as racing heart, blushing, excessive sweating, dry throat and mouth or trembling. Asking out for help, especially for the first time, can be anxiety-provoking itself. A quick reminder that you are getting out of your comfort zone and taking a step into right direction to eliminate your emotional distress in the long term.