*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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Detached mindfulness (A fantastic therapy especially for Generalised Anxiety Disorder). Here’s a quick guide on how to do it. What to do when you ‘catch’ your worry and rumination (second fear) Worry and rumination are both examples of ‘second fear’. Essentially, they are thinking styles, which, although people engage in for a reason, are ultimately […]
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 […]
Merry Christmas everybody! I wish everybody a more peaceful 2016 and remember it’s never too late to learn the tools needed to recover from anxiety disorder. As I always say, understanding is key in recovery, without the right understanding you can so easily keep going round in circles (as I did!)….for understanding and a full […]
This is an excellent book that fully explains the biological underpinnings of ‘neuroplasticity’ and how our brains change during recovery from anxiety and depressive disorders. The book fully gives weight to my own teachings and therapuetic principals.