Pursuing your career when you have crippling anxiety or shyness can be the most disheartening feeling ever, you want to do what you love but ultimately your body is say no. Djing can seem like a nightmare for someone who doesn’t like social environments but actually it can be a very lonely career path, probably ideal for the introverts out there. Being behind the decks means you can contribute to the music of the party whilst staying in your very comfortable booth.

Whether you have anxiety, shyness or just love your own company there are ways to still pursue your dream of music even if it seems impossible. This applies to everyone not only those within the music industry, realistically there’s no real ‘cure’ instead it’s about coping with it and finding ways to help whilst your rocking it on stage or wherever you might be.

The first thing to do is pin point the problem, what triggers your anxiety or shyness. It may be the fear of humiliation or failure, worryi

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