Category: Health 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…



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…



Anxiety - going mad, feeling insane

Anxiety, going crazy, losing your mind and ending up insane

“No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness”  Aristotle   I’ve only ever experienced madness twice. Once when I was 21 and at University, and once last week….



Exercise for the anxious

“Get comfortable with being uncomfortable” Jillian Michaels   I have spoken about the importance of getting good regular exercise in a number of posts. It is certainly something I am…



Anxiety induced Depersonalisation and Derealisation

Anxiety induced depersonalisation and derealisation

“She was a stranger in her own life, a tourist in her own body” Melissa de la Cruz   One of the most unpleasant symptoms of my anxiety was the…