Anxiety about anxiety

As if your anxiety is not bad enough already… What happens if you become nervous about anxiety itself?

More often, nowadays, my clients tell me about how their anxiety about anxiety adds to the original anxiety, and so escalates the discomfort; but this isn’t even the worst part.

The most destructive part of secondary anxiety is that by resisting and fearing the initial anxiety, you obscure your instinctive capacity to access your problem-solving mind.

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PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

We all experience stress, and recovery is a natural process that takes time and often doesn’t require any assistance. However, certain traumatic and frightening events trigger a reaction which can last for months, years, decades and even a lifetime.

This is post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD for short, it presents both physically and psychologically. Research shows that around 30% of individuals who experience traumatic events will manifest PTSD.

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5 Ways to Stop Feeling Lonely.

When I was young my idea of ‘lonely’ was spotting a lonesome child sitting at the edge of the school playground looking for friends to play with. I remember adverts on TV telling the public about ‘old people’ suffering alone in their houses at winter time.

Fast forward a few decades and nowadays – worldwide, loneliness is reaching epidemic proportions.

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