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How to cope with a panic attack

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There are many ways to cope with a panic attack. The trick is to find the best method that works for you. In this blog post, I will discuss the symptoms of a panic attack and give you ideas on how to cope with a panic attack. Experiencing a panic attack is very frightening. You feel out of control and …

What are safety behaviours?

Photo by UltraSlo1 What are safety behaviours? We all engage in safety behaviours to differing degrees. A safety behaviour is something we do to provide us relief from anxiety. The problem with safety behaviours is that they only work temporarily and our attempts to self soothe end up becoming a repetitive pattern. The safety behaviour inadvertently ends up prolonging the …

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How to face your fears

  How to face your fears What are you afraid of? Do you avoid relationships because you fear rejection? Do you avoid job interviews as you worry you will fail? Fear is everywhere but it’s mostly in our minds. I know that seems a contradiction but it is only when you face your fears that you will realise that fear …

Playing it safe

  Playing it safe Playing it safe is probably holding you back. I come across countless people in my private practice who live fearfully. On one hand, it’s easy to see why. We live in a world where there is constant change and little certainty. We all seek certainty as much as we can and want to feel safe. In …

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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 about it whereas with anxiety it may often feel as if you can’t do something …

Why You Are Anxious All The Time

  Anxiety I found this article this morning and wanted to share it – very well written and some extremely interesting observations/points about the links between modern life and anxiety…Mandy X Today, like most days, you are anxious. It is there in the background, always present, sometimes more to the fore, sometimes less so, but never truly banished – at …