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Social Anxiety

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The past few years, and experiencing the Covid-19 pandemic, has changed the way and frequency in which we connect. Many people, coming out of spending time by themselves or with a few others, may be experiencing feelings of social anxiety. While this is normal, it’s important to understand how to act if feelings of loneliness and isolation are felt. 

Here are a series of articles and other content to highlight the ongoing struggle of social isolation, loneliness and disconnection that is amplified by social anxiety. These links provide insight into the signs and symptoms of social anxiety, along with the benefits that social connection can provide. 

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Understanding social anxiety and its link to isolation, disconnection and loneliness

  • What is social anxiety and when does it often happen (link)
  • When fear leads to isolation (link)
  • Understanding how the ongoing pandemic can lead to social anxiety – and why its normal (link)

Helpful suggestions

  • Sometimes imagining the worst possible scenario can help (link)
  • Start back slowly with smaller groups when connecting (link)
  • Things that people with social isolation crave – hint, one may be connection (link)
  • How to connect if you have social anxiety (link)