Social anxiety is more common than most people believe. According to a recent survey, about 18% of American adults suffer from social anxiety and find it difficult to engage in social situations that involve speaking with other people. Social anxiety is a fear of being judged by other people in a social interaction. Although no.
Some people are shy. Today’s society typically encourages the bold and the courageous. Many brilliant ideas never get to see the daylight because someone was too shy to speak up. Shyness is not limited to social interactions. Some people find it hard to speak even with their work colleagues and it may affect their future.
The human mind is a complex organism. It absorbs the information we are not even aware of consciously and processes it at the speed of light. In their attempts to understand the functioning of the mind, cognitive psychologists have put forth many theories. ‘Trait theories of personality’ is one of the most popular theories out.