● If you’re going to a gathering or a party, have a plan for how you can get home if you need to. Know your exit strategy and how you can remove yourself from the situation quickly.
● You probably won't need to use this strategy, but just having a plan in the back of your mind can give you peace of mind.
Remember, social anxiety is common and it’s nothing to be ashamed of. Just take some time to remind yourself that you control your anxiety and it does not control you!