When we are in a place of stress and fear it can be very difficult to manage our emotions, we can often find that we spend a lot of our time worrying, in fear, and sometimes blaming ourselves for the situation, even if it is out of our control. Take the current cost of livingContinue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 5 – Meditation & Mindfulness”
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Managing Your Mental Health, Part 1 – Introduction
Saying that things are stressful right now seems a bit of an understatement; we emerge from covid only to plunge into a cost-of-living crisis, it all seems a bit relentless and that light at the end of the tunnel may be disappearing fast for some people. It’s not just stress that we are dealing with,Continue reading “Managing Your Mental Health, Part 1 – Introduction”
Anxiety & The Brain, Part 10: Neurotransmitters.
Have you ever wondered what controls our mood? What makes us feel happy, sad, or afraid? The answer is chemical messengers called NEUROTRANSMITTERS; they are key players in helping to understand anxiety, and the physical reactions associated with it. As we learnt in my blog Anxiety & The Brain, Part 5, the brain is madeContinue reading “Anxiety & The Brain, Part 10: Neurotransmitters.”
Plans, Hopes and Dreams for 2021.
As I mentioned in my last blog, I am going to try and enter 2021 with an air of optimism, and that means focusing on things that I can have some semblance of control over. A lot of my plans will still be pandemic allowing, but as with this year, it’s about being adaptable soContinue reading “Plans, Hopes and Dreams for 2021.”
Going Out? Make Sure to Monitor Your Anxiety Levels.
With the re-opening of shops and parts of the hospitality industry, we are entering a new phase of the Coronavirus pandemic, which will have further implications for our mental health. I’m not going to sit here and tell you not to do things, not to go to the pub, or go shopping, because it wouldContinue reading “Going Out? Make Sure to Monitor Your Anxiety Levels.”