It’s your first day on the job. You’re at a meeting of 40+ colleagues.
“Listen up every one, here’s our newest team member!”
All eyes turn to you.
“Why don’t you introduce yourself and tell us all an interesting fact about you?”
Adrenaline levels? 11/10.
All words gone, replaced by sub-Saharan dry mouth.
Blushing, trembling or total amnesia…Sound familiar?
You’re not alone. In fact, you’re in the majority.
This is just one of the many common types of anxiety we can experience. Whether it’s social gatherings you’ve talked yourself out of, holding back at work in fear of judgement, or catastrophizing situations before they happen, anxiety can manifest itself in different ways for all of us.
If this is a daily battle for you — an exhausting and defeating inner battle that’s preventing you from truly living authentically and being in the moment —…