If you have experienced or do experience feelings such as these, you could well have Social Anxiety or the more severe form - Social Anxiety Disorder.
Experiencing these kinds of feelings and thoughts can be very isolating, you can feel like the only person in the world with these kinds of problems, but one of the most reassuring things that many people gain from joining the SAUK community is that they are not alone, that others have experienced and continue to experience the same thoughts and feelings.
Much useful information is contained both on this website and in the forums, and support is available from the Forum and Chatrooms, please take your time to explore everything that the SAUK organisation can offer you.
'Regular' social anxiety is known to all of us as an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness.
With ample space to spread out, choose from seating on the outside patio, tables on the interior main floor or from one of the study rooms with individual outlets. Organically inclined, Gold Bar carries naturally flavored syrups and vegan cookies, as well as Kosher pastries from Phoenix-based Karsh’s Bakery. Tempt your tastebuds and complement your java with in-house baked goods that are made with all-organic and seasonal market ingredients. A healthy stride from the ASU downtown campus, enjoy Jobot’s famed iced toddy on the patio or in the adjoining gallery next door.
Better yet, this java hub is open 24 hours on weekends. Savor extra study time on weekdays until midnight and 24 hours Fridays and Saturdays.
Over time, many sufferers come to avoid the situations they fear or become very inhibited or defensive in situations, often leading to depression and loneliness.They tend to ruminate over past social incidents, worrying about how they might have come across.