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…



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…



The reason you struggle to recover from anxiety and the philosophy which will make the difference

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be” Ralph Waldo Emerson   I think you will agree with me when I say: One…



Seeking help for anxiety and panic attacks

Seeking help for anxiety and panic attacks – the truth you need to hear

“Each patient carries his own doctor inside him” Norman Cousins   If you have an infection you go to your doctors and get antibiotics. If you fall over and break…



Nocturnal panic attacks

Nocturnal panic attacks – an empty threat from a tired mind

“I tend to stay with the panic. I embrace the panic” Larry David   It’s 4am and you awaken with a jolt, suddenly a wave of panic sweeps across you…



How to be courageous

How to be courageous

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear” Ambrose Redmoon   For most people when they think about someone having…



Importance of eye contact in reducing social anxiety

The importance of eye contact in reducing social anxiety

“Eye contact is way more intimate than words will ever be” Faraaz Kazi   Eye contact is an incredibly important part of human interaction and communication. Facial expressions, especially those…



A great technique for dealing with worry and reducing anxiety

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength” Corrie ten Boom   Today I want to talk about a great technique I stumbled upon…



The one fear you can use to face all others

“If only. Those must be the two saddest words in the world” Mercedes Lackey   Is your anxiety stopping you doing the things you want to do? Is your anxiety…



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…