Understanding anxiety.

Photo by Tonik on Unsplash Most of us have suffered with anxiety at some point in our lives.  It can be that horrible feeling that you get when you think of something that is worrying you or an unexplained breathlessness and a tightening in the stomach.  However anxiety manifests for you it can impact your … Continue reading Understanding anxiety.

Using our Compassionate Mind to Change our Inner Critical Thoughts.

How can we cope with that our loud inner critic? Here, I give you some tips on how you can deal with the voice in your head and give yourself some inner peace.

You can cope and you will get through this.

Self care and resilience through the hardest of times. Photo by Darius Bashar on Unsplash I woke up this morning with horrendous anxiety. My head felt full of worries, racing thoughts and rumination. My body felt the fear and anxiety in the tightness in my chest and loss of appetite. I knew that going for a run … Continue reading You can cope and you will get through this.

Using our Compassionate Mind to Change our Inner Critical Thoughts.

How can we cope with that our loud inner critic? Here, I give you some tips on how you can deal with the voice in your head and give yourself some inner peace.

Anxiety and Threat

Anxiety is our natural response to fear. A long time ago, humans had to have a certain amount of anxiety to survive!  Being faced with a rather large predator we needed to feel fear and anxiety in order to run. Our mammalian brains would switch on the ‘fight, flight, freeze’ response, which set our hearts … Continue reading Anxiety and Threat