Anxiety, and how it is linked with shame

Anxiety, that nagging voice that you are not good enough, funny enough, not deserving of  someone else’s company. It can stop us from feeling connected to others, or even seek out company in the first place because our fear of being rejected is overwhelming. This fear is often accompanied by shame, a feeling we get when our ‘bond’ to others is threatened. Our primitive brains created this emotion because together we are stronger, strength in numbers were needed to survive an