Dealing with Social Anxiety

For the most part it’s been wonderful being at home the last few months, away from social pressures and, for many, free of the pressures of work… although daunting in some respects too. But now that we’re easing into a ‘new normal’, what does this mean for those who experience Social Anxiety? Particularly after a...

Stressed? Here are a few ways to beat it

Today’s fast paced world presents a lot of challenges. We’re always online, always connected, always working, always worrying… the upside is that you can get your stress levels under control. You definitely can’t ignore it. It’s uncomfortable and, in the long-term, has a negative impact on your physical well-being and mental health. Luckily, there are...

Guilt: Is It Overwhelming You?

Guilt is a terrible burden, but like every human emotion it has its place. It’s one of the worst feelings and one of the most destructive emotions in the world because it doesn’t like to be alone, becoming a magnet for other negative feelings like shame and anger. Furthermore, excessive guilt stops you from forgiving yourself...

Anxiety: How the Brain is Wired

In short, the brain is made up of millions of nerve cells called neurons, which start developing in early childhood and adapt to situations and experiences throughout your life. The ability of the brain to form and restructure synaptic connections is called neuroplasticity. It’s when we constantly repeat the same thoughts and feelings that the...