Consider, more seriously, what this anxiety is about? Is it fear of strangers? Is it insecurity about the way you look? Once you figure that out, go into those feelings more and discover how you can overcome those feelings by small efforts. Build on those efforts. Know that everytime will not be a success, but that, over time, you will improve. Try the bridge of the nose thing for now, but think about what you want to ask the person about them or how you can listen better. Develop some talk about yourself that is standard. Like, "I'm a student and I'm interested in dancing and art. I go to museums on occasion and I think my fav artists are..."