Tag: fear

The illusion of control

The illusion of control

Control is a myth We all want to be in charge of our lives and feel safe. We like to feel we are in charge of our lives and have choices. In other words, we seek to influence others and our surroundings in order to 

Stop Self-Limiting Beliefs

Stop Self-Limiting Beliefs

We all have self-limiting beliefs. Some of which we will not even realize that we believe to be ‘indisputable fact’. Some of our beliefs about our abilities and the world are so ingrained that they have been accepted as fact and are no longer challenged. 

The cause of anxiety

The cause of anxiety

    The cause of anxiety In cognitive behavioural therapy, we refer to the anxiety equation. The anxiety equation shows the cause of anxiety: Overestimation of the threat ____________________________________  =  Anxiety Underestimation of ability to cope Anxiety is always caused by our overestimation of the 

Fear of Fear

Fear of Fear

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself- Franklin D. Roosevelt  The Root of Fear and what it is?  Let us first look at what is fear? If we can understand the problem with desire then we will understand and be free from fear. ‘I want 

Healing Your Anxiety: Effects & Defects Of Top 3 Popular Methods

Healing Your Anxiety: Effects & Defects Of Top 3 Popular Methods

Have you ever felt that your heart is beating so fast in response to a stressful situation? Or maybe, your palms may get sweaty when you’re confronted with a remarkable event or task? That’s how anxiety kicks in as a response to our body’s natural 

What’s stopping you?

What’s stopping you?

Do you have an idea of how your ideal life would look? Would you have a great job that you loved? Be in love? Travel around the world? Whatever your dreams or goals, have you achieved them? Research suggests that the majority of us never 

Are you emotionally unavailable?

Are you emotionally unavailable?

Emotionally unavailable individuals struggle to connect with others. Being emotionally unavailable is more-often-than not a learned behaviour. Some people are naturally more shy but often those characteristic is learned from parents. An emotionally unavailable parent who doesn’t show their emotions teaches their children to keep 

Let your faith be bigger than your fear

Let your faith be bigger than your fear

Fear stops us from doing many things in life-it might stop us from asking someone out because we fear the rejection. Fear might stop us from applying for a job as we worry that we will fail. Fear is like a huge ball and chain 

How to deal with intimidation

How to deal with intimidation

We have all met someone during the course of our lives who has been intimidating. As it is so widespread, many clients ask me how to deal with intimidation. Intimidating people try to get their way through aggressive behaviour. It is a learned behaviour that 

5 Ways To Manage Your Anxiety Effectively

5 Ways To Manage Your Anxiety Effectively

Anxiety and its related disorders are one of the most common mental health issues in the UK. Anxiety attacks can happen at any time, especially during stressful situations such as a crowded space. Thankfully, there are a number of ways you can effectively manage anxiety