Factors that Increase Social Anxiety
Social anxiety is a common mental health condition. In fact, more than 12% of Americans will experience social anxiety at some point in their life. The mental health condition is characterized by excessive fear or anxiety in social citations. Those with social anxiety can often feel insecure, embarrassed, or nervous when they have to be […] Read More >>
Introversion Versus Social Anxiety: What’s the Difference?
Many people self-identify as introverts. While the exact definition of what introversion is can vary on a case-by-case basis, it is always a reflection of personal preference. By contrast, social anxiety is a mental health disorder that causes you to actually fear social situations. For someone with social anxiety, the symptoms they experience during social […] Read More >>
The Link between Sleep Disorders and Mental Illness
We are currently living through one of the most challenging years in recent world history. The combination of economic distress, isolation, and the widespread loss of human life has naturally resulted in increased rates of mental illness across the board. However, it would be disingenuous to suggest that this trend is new. The truth is […] Read More >>
Am I Socially Anxious or Introverted?
Many people ask themselves: am I socially anxious or introverted? Everyone experiences moments when they don’t want to interact with large groups of people. You just need time to wind down and recharge. However, if you find that you tend to prefer spending your time alone or in small groups, you’ve probably fielded more than […] Read More >>