Why is writing an integral part of life, for some more than others? Writers express their emotions, feelings and thoughts on a daily basis. Tim, our resident guest post author, covers expressing ourselves through writing and what it can achieve. Continue reading “When Writing About Emotions and Thoughts” »
This year, last year, and all the years before have provided us experiences of pain, pleasure, and necessary neutrality. Every meaningful experience of our past will likely trigger an emotional state for this present time. However, what we make of these triggers is very much up to us.
If we judge past experiences negatively or positively, then they will quickly feel present once again – and to some degree this is inevitable. The song plays somewhere in the distant and we’re transported back to that meaningful moment with emotions in tow. What do you feel now? (then?)
Cortisol is known as the stress hormone and when this is elevated over longer than optimal periods, it can lead to emotional, psychological, and physical harm. So, how can we reduce cortisol to improve our health? Continue reading “How Managing Cortisol Reduces Anxiety and Stress” »
It is neither a weakness or a failing to suffer the symptoms of anxiety. Whether we suffer intermittently right now, or most of the time, we CAN always do something to help reduce – and even remove the sense of dread associated with anxiety. Read on to see my tips for a less anxious life. Continue reading “Ten Steps to Conquering Your Anxiety (Which will you choose?)” »
Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) is something observed in so many adult clients I meet every day. Yet, most clients I work with have little idea they may be in receipt of such symptoms; after all, CEN is about the dreadful abuse and neglect sometimes reported in the news, isn’t it? Continue reading “Childhood Emotional Neglect and How the Adult Feels Today” »
Okay, to be truthful and perhaps more accurate, it MIGHT be alright through this one caveat. When I find unconditional acceptance for all! But what does that mean for us? Continue reading “Why It’ll Never Be Alright When” »
Are you sleeping and eating well? Getting enough play and R&R time? Are your performances at work and your relationships at home all that they can be, or are you suffering from anxiety, explosive angry outbursts, or the symptoms associated with depression? Then these, among many other behaviours, are likely the result of living a life ‘emotionally dysregulated‘. So, what’s to do? Continue reading “Emotionally Dysregulated? Here’s How to Reset for Good” »
Guest writer, Jane, shares her experiences with anxiety and hormones – including her top five tips for dealing with a situation that many women face.
Hormones, Anxiety and my Top 5 Tips
Years ago, I watched a hospital type documentary where one of the nurses described having up to 10 ‘hot flushes’ per day and how she purposely kept her hair short as her hair would get completely soaked. It was an incredible story which has stuck in my mind to this day and can now relate to, even if not as extreme. Continue reading “Women, Hormones and Anxiety – Top 5 Tips” »
Here is the news – again!
Being emotionally connected to each global and local event, we can soon find ourselves overwhelmed with negative perspectives. Whether it’s England’s performance at the Euros – or Brexit, Donald Trump for president and Boris Johnson as foreign secretary, or the increased frequency of shootings and terrorism around the globe – it’s crucial to maintain a balanced perspective. But how? Continue reading “How to Keep Sane in a Challenging World” »
Current statistics claim that 4 to 10% of people in England will experience depression in their lifetime. On almost a weekly basis high-profile sufferers ‘come out’ and share their stories. Alistair Campbell, Ashley Judd, Lady Gaga – to name just a few. Sharing experiences of depression has become much less taboo.
But what if you live with a depression that isn’t your own? Continue reading “How to Survive When Your Partner is Depressed” »