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Tagged with " anxiety"
9 Jul
2012

What To Do When The Past Gets In The Way Of Peace And Happiness

Things happen, even though they shouldn’t happen – they do. When they do, they leave us with a mind filled with thoughts that won’t go away. These thoughts steal our energy and rob us of any pleasure in life. How do you find peace when you can’t change the past? How can you find happiness when the memory of what happened will always be with you?

8 Jul
2012

Peer Pressure And How To Make Choices

How free are you to choose? When your social group wants to do one thing and you want to do something else – what happens? Do you need the approval of others more than you need your freedom? Interesting questions.

6 Jul
2012

Meditation – Is This The Key To Anxiety Control?

Meditation is under-utilised by the medical profession. This is especially true for cases of anxiety, stress and depression. But meditation not only improves mental health and stability, it also has amazing physical benefits too. Nowadays you can enjoy the benefits without even learning how to do it. It’s almost meditation on prescription…

29 Jun
2012

Agoraphobia Is Not the Opposite of Claustrophobia

Agoraphobia is an under-diagnosed problem. Many people suffer form this without even the realisation that this is the problem that they are experiencing. Realisation of what the problem is is the first step towards freedom. Although medication is useful in severe cases, medication will never bring the freedom that is desired. But it is difficult even seeking help because being helped means you will eventually have to face all of those situations which cause terror right now. Who in their right mind would want to be terrified? The cure requires no experience of terror, just a little persistence.

21 Jun
2012

Worrying is a Choice – Find Out How to Choose Not To

Worry is something that pretty much most of us know how to do. With some it is an occasional occurrence; with others it is a more or less permanent state of affairs. If you are one of the latter then read on for help is at hand. You won’t like it, because resistance to change is powerful. Resistance to acknowledging that what you have always believed to be true isn’t, is also strong. So as you read this, just entertain the possibility, that there might be a grain of truth in the words… and then see where that takes you.

19 Jun
2012

Reduce Anxiety, Easily and Quickly.

Anxiety is horrible. And if you are a chronic sufferer then life isn’t much fun most of the time. But the worst part of it is that your mind seems to be your worst enemy – you feel so different from everyone else and so isolated. Yet, if you erally want to take control and do something about it there are simple things you can do that make a difference. The more you persevere with them – the bigger the difference they make. This one is the easiest of the lot.

13 Jun
2012

If You Knew How to Not Worry – Wouldn’t You Already Be Doing it?

We’re supposed to worry when bad things are about to happen to us or our loved ones – right? Wrong! Worry is normal. I mean everyone does it. But what use is it? What purpose does it serve? And is there any way to just worry about the really important things and not worry about all the other stuff?

11 Jun
2012

Is it Anxiety… is it Stress… or Just a World Where You Don’t Fit In?

For around 1 in 5 people the world is a terrifying place – a place they don’t seem to fit. There is loudness all around and every conversation seems to be about nothing. I mean why put energy into speaking unless there is something important to be said? This is the world of the Introvert and the Highly Sensitive Person. It can be a lonely place to live. Here’s how to start making it better.

6 Feb
2012

Does Your Comfort Zone Stop You From Doing What You Want to Do?

Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin. What exactly is a comfort zone? To be honest, I’m not at all sure. It’s one of those terms that are bandied about in a way that makes me think that even if […]

26 Oct
2009

Seven Steps Towards Freedom from Panic Attacks

Panic attacks can have a devastating effect on the lives of those they impact. This article looks at what is actually happening and highlights seven gentle steps that may help a sufferer to journey back to normality.