Gail Brenner in a series of blogs about fear especially for Halloween, begins with a quote: “Fear is the cheapest room in the house.  I would like to see you living in better conditions.”  ~Hafiz She urges us to get out the pumpkins and bring on the ghosts. I’m not sure about the ghosts, but…

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With the change of clocks at the weekend  the onset of winter really begins. By half four or five o’clock it’s now dark outside and this can have a big impact on us. In this article from the Anxiety Slayer they help with the question of how to deal with the dark evenings when they…

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When you have a strong fear of something, a phobia  or intense anxiety,  the idea of facing your fear may perhaps make you feel even worse. This of course, could be enough to hold you back from trying to overcome it. Paul Dooley of the ‘Anxiety Guru’ talks about this issue in his latest blog. He emphasises that…

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It has been reported this week that there are huge gaps in mental health care provision for new mothers. This story,  featured in the guardian, is just so moving and this mother is so very brave to share it.  Soon after the birth of her first child Joanna Friend experienced acute anxiety and depression; so…

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“They say ‘seeing is believing’ but in a lot of cases, its actually the believing that enables the seeing!” Sometimes you just cannot see (or hear) what is right in front of you.  Sometimes its an opportunity and sometimes it’s even something you are looking for. However it just doesn’t register!   The official name…

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