How Social Anxiety Can Reinforce Itself

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The Negative Feedback Loop

When my social anxiety has been at its worst, even something as small as going to the grocery store has felt like a nightmare.

The Strategies That Work For Me

From my experience, there is a way to improve social anxiety by facing my fears, but it requires much more careful planning than simply walking into a crowded room.

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