www-nytimes-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.nytimes.com/2022/10/06/well/live/hangover-anxiety-mood.amp.html An interesting portmanteau for hangover and anxiety. Growing up I would known this as “the fear”. An interesting article which for me highlights the need to go with your anxiety, listen to what it is telling you, there is much truth in the old Latin saying,”In vino veritas”. We can learn lessons from anything… Continue reading High Hang-xiety and what it’s telling you
We are only custodians of this Blue Planet. Let’s leave better than we found it.
So what would you do?
A little gift from a former client which was very nice of them. It came with a little note stating that I had helped her stay afloat. I think it’s not always clear cut on how we need to approach problems and indeed solutions as there may be a third way which is available if… Continue reading So what would you do?
Let the happiness in (Jump Back up July)
Great calendar from the action for happiness crew. Simple daily actions for July that we can all do.
The futile pursuit that is worry
10 things stopping you being awesome
Stop worrying about what others think of you, as they probably too consumed with worrying about the same thing. Spinning too many plates. Stop. No one can do it all by themselves, start delegating or outsourcing to free up time. Hate your job? Do something about it as it won’t change itself. Too many energy… Continue reading 10 things stopping you being awesome
Memento mori (we all must die)
We all must die so live life now
My anxiety doesn’t define me
Do you believe that this statement is true? If you do then you are right. If you don’t then you are right. Paradoxically both positions can be seen as correct. However it is not that your anxiety defines you, it is your belief that it defines you is the correct position. Of course anxiety can… Continue reading My anxiety doesn’t define me
Historically Present Future
As I write this I know I am physically present, typing away, my focus on the next word to magic itself onto the page and if my mind wanders, as it is free to do, I know that’s okay. I say that to myself and bring my thoughts back to the present by consciously focusing… Continue reading Historically Present Future
Embrace the fear and do it anyway
Bertrand Russell , a hard read, but worth it.
Crisis! Rebel or Conform?
✅❎❓ Great article from the BBC on Facebook page. I come from a social psychology background and find how we act within and outside groups fascinating. This article highlights the challenges we as individuals face when presented with a crisis. We are currently knee deep, waist deep or up to our necks in it ,… Continue reading Crisis! Rebel or Conform?
When social distancing anxiety hits home
”You’re far too close, stand back from each other, six feet people , two metres. I’m being serious, this is serious, very serious.” It’s the reception area in a part of a Dublin hospital, small groups of health care staff are busy doing their jobs as they would every day, but the words stop people… Continue reading When social distancing anxiety hits home
Let the happiness in…
In these curious times happiness can mean so many different things to different people and words cannot truly describe what it is, for it is a feeling, a unique feeling within us that hopefully we have all experienced, even for the briefest of moments. So even when happiness seems short on supply, grasp and savour… Continue reading Let the happiness in…
Who’s responsible anyway?
You may have heard this story before but indulge me as it’s important and relevant to all our lives. I have a copy of this on my office wall. Only through our own actions will we change our lives: This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody and Nobody. There… Continue reading Who’s responsible anyway?
Freedom from Anxiety Journey
What’s the most common route to dealing with your anxiety? GP? Medication? Counselling? CBT? Sometimes these interventions work which is great as you will not need to wait to see me however more often and not these don’t work. I know this as this is the route many people take before contacting me. But that’s… Continue reading Freedom from Anxiety Journey
How you can stop feeling self conscious
One of the most common signs of anxiety is self consciousness. It’s not unusual for people to think that others are talking about them or feel negatively towards them.This “what will people think” mindset causes much anxiety. Am I self conscious? This can Result in paranoia and is almost certainly only “in the mind” of… Continue reading How you can stop feeling self conscious
Let’s talk about scrabble
Some games are more insightful than others. If your scrabble board looks like this …it’s time to talk
Plan B or not to Plan B…Is that the question?
The Symptoms Tree
Just like this so thought best to share.