How to Deal with Social Anxiety During Travel

Recently, I publicly shared that I have social anxiety and it’s something I’ve suffered with for a long time. But I’ve still managed to travel the world and find great joy in it. Having been to 20 countries, lived in 4 different ones, and 9 different cities/towns, social anxiety hasn’t stopped me from traveling and it shouldn’t stop you either. But how do we make it enjoyable? Because if we’re being honest here, if you travel you’re going to actually have to talk to people. There are a few tips to note to make the experience easier and more pleasurable. Continue reading “How to Deal with Social Anxiety During Travel”

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I’m Not Just A Shy Introvert, I Have Social Anxiety

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I’m not just shy, I have social anxiety.

I’m not an introvert, I have social anxiety.

If you know me you think of me as “introverted”, “shy”, “quiet”. It’s just my personality, right? And you like me anyway. The truth is, I live with a constant inner struggle. I’m not just naturally shy and quiet. It’s a fricking battle inside me. Continue reading “I’m Not Just A Shy Introvert, I Have Social Anxiety”