I bailed on a video call tonight with friends

I was supposed to do a video call this evening and ended up making up an excuse, couldn't face sitting there talking to people. Despite the fact we're on lockdown so it's not like I'm socialising much anyway… really not sure why I felt I...

Clumsy when I see someone attractive or being watched

I have social anxiety but it is manageable. Aside from situations where I see someone attractive or I am being stared at. This afternoon as an example, I was in a store and this guy was staring at me when I was looking at the display. I went around the corner waited...

Stress Destroys Our Plans By Disrupting Memory

“Stress can rob you of the ability to draw on cognitive systems underlying memory and goal-directed behavior that enable you to solve problems more quickly, more efficiently and more effectively.”‘Together, these combined stressors could contribute to a...

Some advice for my 8 year old self

I know you don't want to. I know you want to sit at home and play videogames, watch movies, read books and all that. But you have to go out with your friends. You have to go through the necessary socializing experiences. Now is the time to learn. I know it will...