It does matter what people think of you but your anxiety will have little or no effect on that, it will only trouble you a lot.
Remember always that this is happening to everyone, you really are not alone – don’t feel like you are and don’t live that way
In the meantime, from my own experiences, here’s some things you might try to avoid…
Don’t be a dick.
Don’t read War and Peace and don’t bother learning to ride a unicycle. (Honestly, no one cares.)
But, what do I know?