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    Sarah
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    Is anyone experiencing social emerging anxiety? I have so many people around me who are finding the pressure to be social again a little hard! Maybe we are more introverted than we all thought?

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    VM-Mancha1
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    Hi Sarah,

    I can relate to that feeling, there are so many people around me who feel the same way. It’s a bit like a muscle that you haven’t used for a long while, and now it complains if you so much as even think of walking outside and meeting people.

    I think the most important thing is to understand that how you feel is normal and acceptable, given what we’ve been through. The world has changed and our perfectly healthy response to risk can be a little over-reactive at times like this. Where normally that would be helpful, it can also stop us from doing the things we want to do.

    I found this really helpful article on MentalHealth UK about anxiety, it helps to understand what it really is and how it works – and, most importantly, how to tame it, even just a little: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/living-with-anxiety-report.pdf

    Please come back and let us know how you’re going. And take care of yourself.

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