10 Ways to Deal with Social Anxiety

Minimize stimulants. Stimulants including caffeine, nicotine, decongestants, certain herbs and sugar can all give you a jittery feeling which you can mistake for anxiety.
Know your temperament. Extroverts love being around people and draw energy from them. Introverts get …Know your triggers. Social anxiety may be worse if you are dealing with an authority figure or someone you are trying to impress. You may also feel more anxious in certain situations. Create an anxiety list. Create an exposure hierarchy.

Relationship Skills

Relationships are a great buffer against stress but they can also be a stressor. The first steps in developing healthy relationships are: Developing awareness of, and honesty with, self and others Developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with healthy...