Treatment

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

What is Mindfulness? The first thing that a lot of people think of is someone doing a Yoga position making that cliche “hmmmm” noise…it’s doesn’t have to be anything like that. Mindfulness is about being aware (or as aware as you can be) of the feelings and sensations going on within and around you in…

Meditation videos

Meditation videos

If you fancy listening to examples of meditations, check out these great videos. Anxiety – 10 minutes Depression – 10 minutes Sleep – 1 hour Learn to let go – 35 minutes Confidence – 27 minutes Self Image and Self Esteem – 11 minutes Detach from Overthinking – 42 minutes

Treatment: Self Help

Treatment: Self Help

Self Help Sometimes you might feel its better to try to understand your current emotions and challenges on your own. There is no right or wrong way to deal with anxiety. Self help workbooks are a great resource if you want to try some self help. You GP for example might recommend particular books from…

Treatment: Talk therapy

Treatment: Talk therapy

Feeling anxious is completely normal, the challenge is when you feel the emotion is taking over your life. There are a number of treatments available to help you better manage your anxiety. Counselling and psychotherapy (also known as “Talking therapy”) Sometimes it’s easier to talk to a stranger than to relatives or friends. Someone who…

Depression Treatment ideas

Depression Treatment ideas

Watchful waiting It may be that the first thing to do is simply wait and see if the feelings persist for more than two weeks. This may be the course of action chosen by your GP. Exercise Exercising regularly can boost your mood but can be hard to stay motivated when you are experience the…

Stress: Helping each other

Stress: Helping each other

If you know someone close to you is struggling it can be difficult to help them effectively. It’s a hard skill to get good at but here are some ways to try and be supportive. Listen and help spot symptoms Sometimes people are not aware that the problems they have are actually symptoms of stress….

Stress Treatment

Stress Treatment

What treatment options are there for stress? Stress isn’t something that can be given a normal medical diagnosis and there is no specific treatment but there are plenty of techniques you can use to try and feel better. Talking Therapy Trained talking therapy professionals can help. Stress is a common issue and most counsellors have…