Tag / depression

When it comes to overall health it’s saddening to see in our society how little credit is given to the ‘mind’ and instead the focus is mainly on improving the ‘body’, generally through diet and exercise. It is well understood in psychology that the content of our mind can have detrimental effects on our body […]

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*First and foremost you must understand that it is worry and rumination that ultimately cause anxiety disorders – it’s as simple as that! REMEMBER THAT! What to do when you ‘catch’ your worry and rumination (second fear) Worry and rumination are types of thinking styles, which, although people engage in for a reason, are ultimately […]

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Habits are hard to break and this analogy demonstrates why recovering from anxiety disorders can often seem so difficult but with persistence and practise it can be achieved. The habit of negative thinking, particularly ‘worry’, is what ultimately causes and prolongs anxiety disorders; it’s as simple as that. Stress, genetics and learnt behaviour can all […]

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This is an excellent piece of writing and a must read for anyone with a mental illness (and an open mind), more emphasise on the mind and less on medication for me all the way! There is this annoying mindset in the UK that medication must be taken very seriously when it comes to anxiety […]

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When you get a spare 45 min watch LeDoux explain fear and anxiety here. We often use the terms ‘fear’ and ‘anxiety’ interchangeably, but we should be very careful about there proper meanings as the repercussions can be catastrophic. LeDoux has done the hard thinking for us; all we have to do is listen and […]

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So as we approach the end of yet another year I’d like to wish you all a more happy and peaceful 2016. You know its never too late to bring about change and one should never think that they will never recover, no matter how long you have been ill! I have helped people who […]

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