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How to manage your intrusive thoughts

How to manage your intrusive thoughts

We all experience intrusive thoughts, but it’s not the intrusive thoughts themselves that cause you distress, rather it’s how you respond to those thoughts that allows them to influence you and have power over you. Imagine yourself standing on a street and all around you […]

Hemp Oil Vs CBD Oil for Anxiety: Which One to Use?

Hemp Oil Vs CBD Oil for Anxiety: Which One to Use?

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), anxiety disorders affect many people in the US. Each year various anxiety disorders such as social anxiety and panic disorder affect about 18% of the total population. 1  The numbers show that 1 out of 5 […]

10 Things I Do to Stop Anxiety Defining Me

10 Things I Do to Stop Anxiety Defining Me

After dealing with anxiety for many years, the most crucial thing I’ve learned is that you can’t just let it win.    My wife sometimes describes me as “a warrior.” It’s not something I find easy to believe! However, on those rare occasions when I do […]

Shower and make the bed

Shower and make the bed

Yep, shower and make the bed are the only priorities on my to-do list today. This may seem a mundane statement but for most people, having only two things to do in a day would be a huge source of anxiety and guilt – how […]

The difference between anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder

The difference between anxiety and Generalised Anxiety Disorder

We all experience anxiety as it is, unfortunately, an integral part of life. When we feel anxious, the body detects threat and prepares us for the fight/flight or freeze response by releasing adrenalin. Modern day stress is still detected as danger to the automatic response […]

Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

I’ve been a Cognitive behavioural therapist for so long now that I sometimes forget that many people don’t know that much about Cognitive Behavioural Techniques. Cognitive Behavioural therapy doesn’t work all the time but in many instances it helps change lives for the better. Cognitive […]

Coping with Anxiety in Natural Ways

Coping with Anxiety in Natural Ways

We can regularly hear the word ‘anxiety’ but how many of us can really fully appreciate what anxiety actually is? Anxiety can feel different for different people, but it can be a general feeling of unease, and can be related to nervousness or fear; we […]

The connection between anxiety and memory loss

The connection between anxiety and memory loss

Our memories can be affected when we are under periods of stress or experience some sort of disturbance in our mood. Having a significant anxiety disorder like GAD (Generalised anxiety disorder) can create some of these problems routinely, leaving people operating below their normal level of […]