How many of you get anxious whenever you're in a social setting or when u have to do a sharing or presentation in a large group? ive been battling these fears for the past 20 years of my life and still can't overcome this. Whenever i'm tasked to present or share, i'll always be facing anxiety symptoms before my turn and when it reaches me, my mind will go blank and my sharing will always be short and sometimes my hands will be trembling or i might even stutter. I'm also so afraid of people judging me or thinking that they will be noticing how nervous i was and i will be feeling so ashamed and lousy the rest of the day and i wont feel like talking to people. This made me so 'Not like me' because i'm not like that when im with my close friends or loved ones. With close friends im a totally different person whereas when im facing a big group, i withdraw back into my shell and become the timid me. This has also caused me to have little friends and difficult to make friends. Sometimes i feel lonely..especially in a work setting where everybody else seems to gel except me. Any one experience this and how did you manage to overcome all this anxiety?