Driving Away Social Anxiety presented at DerbyConVIIIEvolution 2018

by Joey Maresca,

Summary : Social anxiety can be a common problem and one that can be detrimental in a field where it may be necessary to interact with people as part of our jobs.This talk looks at how I managed to help deal with my personal anxiety issues by being a ride-sharing driver for nearly a year. Why I feel like this method of social interaction and pseudo-therapy help me, and what lessons I learned if I were to repeat the process in the future.