Find out here what social anxiety feels like.
People who live with social anxiety will surely tell you that they feel like anxiety follows them everywhere, but imagine what it would be like if anxiety physically followed you everywhere, the video below perfectly shows what social anxiety feels like.
The video shows a girl being physically followed by another girl who represents her anxiety. Anxiety is no small issue; actually, it’s more common than you think, it’s the most common mental disorder in America – yes, it’s considered a mental illness – and the National Institutes of Mental Health says that approximately 18% of American adults live with some degree of anxiety.
The video has been viewed over a million times since posted last week and it truly portrays the challenges that people with social anxiety have to deal with as it shows the physical representation of anxiety – called Anxious Katie – questioning everything Katie says and does while at a party.
You can watch the full video below: