We grow up in a society that surrounds us with messages every minute of every day. Messages that tell us that only one kind of person is lovable, worthy, enough….
Read about why this happens and what you can do about it.Read More
OH YES, there is an equation for anxiety. Really. It is used in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and you don’t have to be a mathematician to understand it.
The equation is as follows…Read More
Have you ever felt so out of the moment, so distressed that you could not connect with what was going on around you?
This is your go-to, emergency procedure for those times…Read More
Few things in life are more empowering than overcoming your own stress-related difficulties and finding a way to your own personal wellbeing.
Here are two sure fire ways to start self-soothing!Read More
In the post entitled Why Do I Feel So Bad? An Introduction to The Fight-or-Flight Response, I described the stress response that your brain engages any time it, not you, decides you are in danger. As a recap, your brain does this thinking it is helping you to survive but unfortunately, it often perceives mortal peril at inappropriate times. Leaving you feeling terrible and desperate to escape the situation you are in.
Here are your ‘go-to’ tips on how to switch off that feeling.Read More
Hundreds if not thousands of people have written about the fight-or-flight response. Google it. You’ll find enough articles to keep you reading all year. However, I have an overwhelming desire to write about it again. Why? Because in my experience it is one of the main reasons people experience anxiety, distress, overwhelm, lose sleep, snap at others and ultimately seek therapy.Read More