Before you make a phone-call do you practice questions? Rehearse things to say in case the conversation dries up? Practice being witty, charming, try not to sound stupid, and prepare a message just in case voicemail kicks in? For some people, rehearsing a phone-call is reserved for phoning their boss, for others, it is calling […]
Self help articles on anxiety
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There are different pathways in your brain that can create anxiety, and one of them has to do with your amygdala. This will be of interest to you if you suffer from any form of anxiety. I am going to cover Why it is important that you know about your amygdala What is your amygdala? […]
There are many lists of things that make you anxious on the internet, and I do not want to add to them by just compiling a big list, as I am not sure that is helpful. Rather I want to look at whether the things on the list (or on your own list) do, in […]
Anticipatory Anxiety is where you get a stress response when there is nothing in your immediate environment that can cause you harm. Or put another way, the sensations and worry that you feel have evolved to protect you from real danger, but because you have the capacity for thought, they can arise due to the […]
When stressing over something, is it really that urgent? I really mean that as a question. Take a minute and think about all the things you stress over. It could be money, your work, kids, family, whether people like you are not. Now I am not dismissing these worries, but I hope to get […]