Dealing with social anxiety or not feeling as outgoing as prior to the pandemic

In compliance with public health guidelines, many of us have had limited in-person social interactions during COVID-19. Spending so much time alone may mean that people – not just those who typically avoid social interaction, but many who pre-pandemic might have enjoyed it – may find it difficult to adjust when it is time to resume normal activities. See here for Active Minds’ resources on different forms of anxiety, where and how to find support from friends and professionals, and additional resources for managing anxiety.