Category Archives: Understanding Phobias

Learn how to understand phobias means you can learn to live with them.

Are you suffering from sleep deprivation?

Scientists have proved there is a link between anxiety and sleep deprivation which is obviously bad news for those who suffer from insomnia and other similar conditions but perhaps to be forewarned is to be forearmed? We will now take a look at very simple signs that you are suffering from sleep deprivation and how…
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Ever worried because you had nothing to worry about?

While this may seem like the strangest question you have ever been asked, those who suffer from phobias and anxiety will be well aware of this feeling. The mind is a very powerful tool and one which needs to be respected and appreciated because if it is not looked after it can play vicious mind…
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What is a phobia?

This is a question which means very different things to an array of different people. In simple terms, and those suffering from phobias may not recognise this cold hard description, a phobia is an irrational fear of a situation. As ever, these cold hard medical descriptions do not describe the fear and the impact that…
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Lycra phobia blamed for reduced gym visitor numbers

A report has been released in Australia this week suggesting that a phobia of lycra is the biggest reason why many people do not work out regularly in public. Dubbed "gym-phobia" this is a tongue in cheek look at reasons for not attending your local gym but perhaps there is an underlying message. When you…
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