Anxiety and Breathing

Anxiety and Breathing

Anxiety and Breathing If you have anxiety then you will probably know that your breath is often shallow and restricted. But what you may not know, is the negative effect that this is having on your health and well-being. Do you take small shallow breaths? Right now if...
Anxiety and Perfectionism

Anxiety and Perfectionism

Anxiety and Perfectionism Anxiety and Perfectionism – what’s the link? When I started to help people with anxiety I started seeing certain similarities. Some physical; breath, posture, tension patterns, some similarities in thinking, fear of the future, planning...
Anxiety as an Adaptation to Stress

Anxiety as an Adaptation to Stress

Anxiety as an Adaptation to Stress We humans have survived for thousands of years by being able to adapt to our environment. In fact, during times of stress, our bodies have developed a built-in survival mechanism as part of ‘the sympathetic nervous system’, also...
Depression & Anxiety

Depression & Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety Our society has taught us to think about depression in a certain way. We have ‘drugs’ that will make you better… Or will they? In my experience the drugs never really make anyone permanently better. Nor have I ever seen a human being who was...
Insomnia

Insomnia

Insomnia   Did you know the more you worry about not sleeping the less likely you are to get a good night’s sleep? This means you need some strategies to break you out of any bad habits you may have been starting to form or have been repeating for a long time....