Tipping the anxiety scales in a global pandemic

I read this morning that more people have now been vaccinated compared to those who have COVID-19. This is great news. I know I’m one of those lucky people. Necessity is of course the mother of all invention and with the continual roll out of the various vaccines that are available, or soon to be… Read More

In these unprecedented times…

In these unprecedented times (sounds dramatic but they are) we all need to be mindful of where our heads are at. This is a nice graphic, I like it as it’s simple. Obviously managing anxiety on top of the current corona virus pandemic is challenging. But taking care of our  mental health has never been… Read More

Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Irish Times Article

Steep rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young Mental health study captured the views of more than 19,000 Irish young people about 5 hours ago Carl O’Brien Education Editor 22 per cent of adolescents surveyed reported severe anxiety. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto Rates of anxiety and depression are on the rise among young… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More