Azure Window

It’s been a while…..

“I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap” Ani DiFranco   As the title says…… It’s been a while. In…



Why anxiety makes you ill

Why anxiety makes you feel ill and anxious about your health

“Stop thinking, and end your problems” Lao Tzu   One of the most common worries for anxiety sufferers is health anxiety. When your symptoms are so strong, overpowering and all consuming, it’s no…



Depression caused by anxiety

5 ways to stop depression caused by anxiety

“If we couldn’t laugh we would all go insane” Robert Frost   Having anxiety can be pretty depressing. I think you’d agree when I say….. It’s not easy feeling happy…



Stop caring about anxiety by learning to let go of your thoughts

“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” Dan Millman   I haven’t written an article for a few months now. Well,…



Christmas Wreath

C&C update, seasons greetings and plans for 2016

It’s been a little over 2 months since my last post, and with Christmas almost upon us I wanted to give an update and plans for the site for the…



Five pillars of anxiety recovery

The five pillars of anxiety recovery

“When you make a choice, you change the future” Deepak Chopra   Recovery from anxiety is not an exact science. There is no simple cure or magic pill that you…



On the Rocks

The easy way to control your drinking to help reduce anxiety

“Ignorance is a lot like alcohol: the more you have of it, the less you are able to see its effect on you” Jay M Bylsma   In my article…



Grounding technique for dissociation

A simple grounding technique for reducing depersonalisation and derealisation

“Sometimes, I feel like I view life through a lens. It’s like being part of a movie. Watching not participating” Tina J Richardson   Many anxiety sufferers also experience dissociation,…



Morning Routine

The ultimate morning routine – plus a bonus breakfast super smoothie recipe

“Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have” Lemony Snicket   The…



The role of self-acceptance in reducing anxiety

“No amount of self-improvement can make up for any lack of self-acceptance” Robert Holden   Self-acceptance. So easy in notion, yet so problematic in practice. Those with anxiety often find the…