Refresh your SOCIAL SKILLS!
New Idea|October 25, 2021
HOW TO REINTEGRATE WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY POST-LOCKDOWN
AMBER BRAMBLE

As we look toward a time of greater freedoms, it’s a period of optimism and hope.

Despite this, after long months of social distancing, lockdowns, and restrictions, going out and seeing loved ones could feel a little more awkward for some of us than expected.

Dr. Jodi Richardson, a researcher, educator, and author of Anxious Mums, says it’s totally normal to feel this way. “It’s natural because our social skills are like any skills that require practice,” she explains. “If we haven’t used them for a while, they’re bound to be a little bit rusty.”

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