Shore Leave hosts Jeff Hulit and Heather Barker are joined by new guests Matt Hansen and Zach Nichols to discuss managing anxiety disorders while attending large conventions including Star Trek Las Vegas. Each guest provides unique insights from their own personal experiences along with ideas and advice on how best to cope.
Topics covered in this episode include:
General information on the various types of anxiety disorders
Roundtable discussion on the impact of anxiety on our convention attendance
Introverts, Extroverts and Ambiverts - where each of us fall on the spectrum
How anxiety sufferers behavior may be misjudged by others
Social exhaustion, how it works, and ways we regain our energy when we are feeling drained
Feeling overwhelmed, escapism, and where to look for quiet spaces at STLV
Tips for attending conventions by yourself
Each guest shares their own personal story about attending STLV by themselves, how they dealt with their own anxiety, and the positive outcomes of breaking out of their comfort zones
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