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Anxiety

5 top tips for people coping with Anxiety

We regularly hear the word ‘anxiety’ but do we fully appreciate what anxiety is and how to deal with anxiety well enough? Here we take you through the symptoms and offer our five top tips for coping… Anxiety is a feeling of unease, nervousness or fear that we all experience from…...

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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is commonly treated with cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), a form of therapy that was pioneered in the 1960s for the treatment of depression. It becomes more popular in the 1980s and 1990s and is now known to be an evidence-based treatment for many conditions, including anxiety disorders. Research…...

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Let’s Talk about Anxiety

Did you know: 66% of people with mental health problems believe that study or work stress contributed to their illness? The terms ‘anxiety and ‘stress’ are used interchangeably because they can cause the same physical symptoms – fast heart rate and breathing, tense muscles, difficulty sleeping and concentrating – but…...

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How To Deal With Anxiety

Everyone experiences fear or worry at some point in their lives. Personal difficulties, such as divorce or a job loss, can cause significant stress. Broader societal events, such as a natural disaster or a pandemic like a coronavirus, can also cause serious emotional distress. This is normal and to be…...

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Anxiety and depression, do they mix?

The dreaded duo of anxiety and depression are two of the most common psychiatric disorders in the UK. Both belong in the ‘mood disorders’ category in psychiatric problems. Most cases occur as a normal reaction to what we percept. But can be triggered by multiple factors and few examples are,…...

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Panic Attacks

Still half asleep, I suddenly noticed how cold I was. Shaking actually. I noticed my hands were trembling. I tucked myself in under my sweater and tried to take some deep breaths. It didn’t help. I looked down to find my legs shaking terribly as well. Not wanting to disturb…...

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Panic disorder

Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder where you regularly have sudden attacks of panic or fear. Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety and panic at certain times. It’s a natural response to stressful or dangerous situations. But someone with panic disorder has feelings of anxiety, stress and panic regularly and at any time, often for…...

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Living With Panic Attacks

It can be really hard to explain to someone what it’s like dealing with a mental health issue and trying to work at the same time. Take a minute to imagine something that really scares you – sky diving, a big spider – and how that makes you feel. Chances…...

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A Touch Of Mindfulness and Anxiety

I’m one of the worlds biggest worriers. Often worrying about things I can’t control and worrying about my loved ones as they carry on with their lives without a care in the world. The part of my body that feels these stresses the most is my neck and shoulder area…...

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Managing Anxiety

When I was in my teenage years that was when my anxiety disorder seemed to be too overwhelming to deal with everyday life. It was things like going to a shop, going to a public toilet, or getting a bus were extremely difficult for me to do. I knew this…...

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