Monthly Archives: March 2016

Politicophobia, a fear of politics

As we approach the general election in the UK, and indeed an array of other elections around the world, it is perhaps ironic that the subject of a fear of politics, known as politicophobia, is now being discussed. This description takes in a whole array of different aspects relating to politics including a fear of…
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When does a dislike become a phobia?

The vast majority of people will find it difficult to explain the difference between something that you dislike and something which you have a phobia about. If we stop for a minute and think of this, what exactly is the difference between a strong dislike of something and a phobia? Physical impact Whether you have…
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Top 3 tips to help your anxiety today

Having suffered with my agoraphobia and anxiety for 13 years I have tried pretty much all the therapies and treatments going to combat anxiety. There are a few tips I’ve learned over the years to help make improvements and retrain the way I think that I found incredibly helpful and easy to implement. I wanted…
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Mark’s story about life with phobias

My phobia issues emerged in my mid-30s which is probably a little later in life than the average phobia sufferer. Having come from a highly stressful job in the financial industry I was always confident that I could handle the pressure, the stress would not get to me and anxiety was something which I could…
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