Social anxiety is more than just shyness, it’s an overwhelming fear of social situations which can be debilitating for some people, making school, work or socialising really difficult. Do you worry about speaking to new people? Hate going to parties? Dread social events or fear you’re going to embarrass yourself? Then you may be suffering from social anxiety. If you’ve been staying in more because of the pandemic it can also increase your levels of social anxiety, and it can feel overwhelming to start going out again. Read on for some tips on how to help.