Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a term that includes nervousness in any social setting, including smaller or one-on-one social engagements. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) causes feelings of anxiety or excessive worry over everyday events or the future, in and out of social setting. SAD impacts 7% of the U.S. population. Do you or someone you know deal with social anxiety? This episode dives into the topic and gives suggestions on how to combat it, as well as knowing how to help someone. This episode also goes over dogs sensing depression, a therapy cat who can predict death, laughing being the best medicine, & Tims recent birthday!
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