Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

In the past, compassion fatigue was usually reserved for those in the caring professions (nurses/careworkers etc), but in today’s modern, fast-paced world any of us are susceptible to suffering from compassion fatigue. As the name suggests, it’s about feeling tired...

Panic Attacks | Panic Disorder

Panic Attacks | Panic Disorder

Anyone who’s ever experienced a panic attack knows how scary and debilitating they can be. It’s a feeling of sudden and intense anxiety, a type of fear response that exaggerates your body’s normal response to danger, stress or excitement. Symptoms of a panic attack...

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

As the leaves start to fall off the trees and the nights draw in, many of us can start to feel low (especially because we had a real summer this year). No longer getting enough natural light and lux (the measurement of the intensity of light), SAD (Seasonal Affective...

Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety

Social anxiety involves the fear of social situations that involve interaction with other people. It centres around the fear and anxiety of being negatively judged and evaluated by other people. Social anxiety has a tendency to cause anxiety and fear in...

Grief, Anxiety and Complicated Grief

Grief, Anxiety and Complicated Grief

Anyone who has been through a bereavement or loss of a loved one will at some point learn about the five stages of grief - denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. These stages are not linear and experienced at the same points by...

Travel anxiety

Travel anxiety

Most of us enjoy exploring new places and spent a lot of time thinking about and planning holidays. But more and more of us struggle with the journey. Fear of flying, anxiety about terrorism, worries about delays and setbacks and travel...

How To Deal With Exam Stress

How To Deal With Exam Stress

Most of us have an opinion about how much kids are tested in mainstream education, but whatever we might think, it’s a fact of life that children are examined more than ever before. Children are tested from an early age, and it’s easy for them to believe that passing...

Health Anxiety

Health Anxiety

Health Anxiety Most of us worry about our health from time to time. It’s normal. Especially if we’re supposed to have a health check up or test. It’s so easy nowadays to self diagnose on Google and read up about every single symptom we might have, which can often have...