Social anxiety disorder and shyness often get confused, creating a stigma for the disorder. Understanding the difference can help end the stigma. Read more.

Social anxiety disorder and shyness often get confused, creating a stigma for the disorder. Understanding the difference can help end the stigma. Read more.

Communication Disorder These facts are helpful because I can help out students the have different kinds of social phobias.

Communication Disorder These facts are helpful because I can help out students the have different kinds of social phobias.

There's a difference between being #introverted, being #shy, and being #anxious. They are NOT synonymous; however, it's been shown that these traits often overlap. Being introverted means that you feel drained after social interaction. Being shy means that you find social interaction embarrassing. Having #socialanxiety feels more like panic. What about you? Are you introverted, shy, or anxious? Or all three? (I'm an #introvert with occasional #anxiety, but not usually shy.)

There's a difference between being #introverted, being #shy, and being #anxious. They are NOT synonymous; however, it's been shown that these traits often overlap. Being introverted means that you feel drained after social interaction. Being shy means that you find social interaction embarrassing. Having #socialanxiety feels more like panic. What about you? Are you introverted, shy, or anxious? Or all three? (I'm an #introvert with occasional #anxiety, but not usually shy.)

Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness #theirrationalmind #mentalillness #mentalhealth theirrationalmind.com

Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness #theirrationalmind #mentalillness #mentalhealth theirrationalmind.com

Dealing with anxiety and depression symptoms can be a huge struggle that only others who have suffered in a similar way can truly understand.

Dealing with anxiety and depression symptoms can be a huge struggle that only others who have suffered in a similar way can truly understand.

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