4 IRRATIONAL THOUGHTS I’VE HAD IN AUTUMN AND HOW TO OVERCOME THEM

Irrational thoughts? Me? No never. But hold on, who am I kidding! Irrational thoughts are the very bairn of my existence and creep up on me pretty much every day. With Autumn very much upon us, I thought I’d tell you 4 irrational thoughts I’ve had in Autumn and how to overcome them. I hope that you can perhaps take some comfort in not being alone with absurd thoughts you might have had, and also…

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I AM NOT IN DANGER, I AM GETTING ENOUGH AIR

I am not in danger, I am getting enough air. I couldn’t count the amount of times I’ve been mid anxiety and had to say this to myself again and again. Its such a simple yet powerful quote. One that I think can really help calm you down in a moment of panic, just like last week’s. Did you know that when you become anxious you sub consciously start to take shallower breaths? This in…

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5 SONGS ANY ANXIETY SUFFERER CAN RELATE TO

‘Sometimes music is the only thing that gets our mind of everything else” Music was a big part of my recovery from Panic Disorder, Anxiety and Depression. Whether I needed a pick me up, or to listen to something I could relate to, there was always a song in my playlist. Although there are so many I could share with you, today I thought I’d share with you, 5 songs that any anxiety sufferer can relate…

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WORRY NEVER ROBS TOMORROW OF ITS SORROW

This weeks quote “worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy” is one I consciously try to use regularly similar to last weeks quote. Have you ever been consumed by worry to the point you can’t function? Yeah, me too. In the height of my anxiety disorder, I used to get myself into absolute frenzies at the thought of standing in a queue for bread, let alone the prospect…

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MY PANIC DISORDER DIAGNOSIS

Todays post is all about my panic disorder diagnosis and the treatment I was offered. It wasn’t until about 6 months into daily panic attacks that I finally sought help. At this point my mind was making associations with practically anything that made me the slightest bit un-nerved. I remember being at work, just a usual day. I was sat at my desk having just been out for a cigarette (I was a full time smoker…

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