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Tag: Worry

It’s going to be alright

It’s going to be alright

Hey, I know life can be shit at times. I’ve been there and I know what it feels like. It’s as if everyone and everything is against you. If there is a God, he is up there having a laugh. That’s what I imagine when […]

Making worry work for you

Making worry work for you

Photo by Giorgio Montersino Making worry work for you Worry is a persistent and uncontrollable chain of thinking that mainly focuses on the uncertainty of some future negative or threatening outcome. During this thinking process a person rehearses various problem-solving solutions but fails to reduce […]

The main causes of anxiety

The main causes of anxiety

The main causes of anxiety Avoidance As long as you avoid your fears, they will continue to exist as they go left unchallenged. There is no reality testing going on and the threat remains. When you avoid situations that cause you anxiety, you will be […]

The cycle of anxiety

The cycle of anxiety

  The cycle of anxiety We all worry about things that threaten us but often we overestimate the threat and fear it more than we need to. When we feel the fear, we assume we won’t be able to cope with the threat. Many times […]

How to challenge worry

How to challenge worry

  How to challenge worry Worrying is a waste of time- it expends mental energy but doesn’t solve anything. Solution focused worry is the best type of worry but most worry is made up of random ‘nonsense’ thoughts that destroy the current moment by sucking […]

Do you have Generalised Anxiety Disorder? (GAD)

Do you have Generalised Anxiety Disorder? (GAD)

  Do you have Generalised Anxiety Disorder? (GAD) Therapists are trained to spot people with Generalised Anxiety Disorder and one of the easiest ways to detect GAD is to look at whether a person worries about a particular situation or whether they tend to worry […]

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

  Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD for short) is a common anxiety disorder where a person worries excessively in most situations. Their fear or anxiety is not limited to one specfic situation but is generalized to many different types of¬†situations. GAD often […]

How to cope with anxiety

How to cope with anxiety

    How to cope with anxiety Tension and anxiety are very common problems. The symptoms of anxiety are basically the same as fear although anxiety often has a less clear reason behind it. When you are in real danger you can usually do something […]