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Suffering from panic attacks or anxiety attacks are never fun and can be scary if you do not know what they are. Some of these tips may help to alleviate panic and anxiety attacks.
An excellent list – I recognise lots of things in there from personal experience.
It’s natural when going into a room full of people – especially if they’re mostly strangers and even more so if you’re going to be speaking to them – to feel a little apprehensive. By ‘apprehensive’ I also mean anxious. Fearful. Sometimes downright terrified. I work with a lot of teachers who would tell you […]
I remember the first time I felt compelled to look and pay attention to something I did not want to and, after at least three years of concentrated daily work and putting up with the condition for over 20 years, I was right back at that initial point of compulsion. Being forced to look and […]
Quite a few people who talk to me about their extreme emotional states will talk about their fear of collapsing or fainting – especially about doing this publicly and being labelled an ‘attention-seeking drama queen/king’. There are a number of reasons we may feel like falling down when highly emotional; here are three: The Mammalian […]
What is a Compulsion? A compulsion has two main components: an unpleasant triggering thought that repeatedly activates our unconscious attention mechanism accompanied by an emotional response generated within the body that makes us feel we need to do something. A compulsion is the urge to do something preventative in regards to a potential threat. This […]
If you are the sufferer of one or more obsessions the idea of journeying inwards may be terrifying and something you’ve been trying to avoid for some time. It may help you to know that I once sat in that position myself and my experience, as a result of personal research and talking to many […]