If you hide yourself away at the back of the classroom, in the back of meetings, at the back of the group photos at weddings (if you even make it to the wedding itself that is), you know full well the crippling anxiety that accompanies social situations and how debilitating it can be. You also […]
Do you wake up most mornings with your stomach in knots and before you’ve even rolled out of bed you’ve got the feeling that something terrible’s about to happen? If that sounds like you, you could be among the 3 million people in the UK living with generalised anxiety disorder (GAD). The evolution of anxiety […]
I’ve just had a review posted on my Facebook. Its an incredibly brave move to do so. Posting this may mean that somebody finally gets the help they need. Mental health is a problem that people don’t like to talk about, and the taboo of mental health problems means that people often don’t get the […]
1. Engagement 2. Fun 3. Achievement I speak to people on a regular basis who are struggling with various levels of low mood (depression). There is of course a huge spectrum of low mood ranging from a feeling of ‘something just not being quite right’ to a full on, deep, dark clinical depression, and everything […]
What Are Panic Attacks? Although panic attacks may seem as if they come out of the blue, they are actually a product of your own thinking. When you break them down into their separate components, you can achieve mastery over them.
Anxiety is the body’s way of responding to being in danger. Adrenaline is rushed into our bloodstream to enable us to run away or fight. This happens whether the danger is real, or whether we believe the danger is there when actually there is none. It is the body’s alarm and survival mechanism. Primitive man […]
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