Category: Anxiety

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,…



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…



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…



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…



How to take a day off from anxiety – the ultimate day of avoidance

“Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.” Bryant McGill   I always found my anxiety was worst when I was feeling stressed. When there was…



Knowledge is Key

13 things every anxiety and panic attack sufferer needs to know

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts” Winston Churchill   When my first panic attack struck I had no idea what…