Yearly archives: 2015

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…



How to deal with the feelings of loneliness brought on by anxiety

“Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact” Martha Beck   Today’s post is being written from my cabin on the Mont St Michel ferry as I…



Croyde Bay Location

Road trips, adventures and good old fashion fun – because life’s for living, not for fearing

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost” Errol Ozan   On Thursday I am off to the South West with friends for a few days, Croyde Bay in North Devon…



How long does it take to recover from anxiety?

“Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone” Alan W Watts   How long does it take to recover from anxiety? It’s a question which should never be asked….



Are you hypersensitive to your anxiety? – it’s time to stop checking how you feel

“Over thinking, over analysing, separates the body from the mind” Tool   Feelings of happiness and self-esteem are strongest when you feel connected to the world and the people around you; when…