Category Archives: Useful Articles

Social anxiety – experiences from the heart

I wrote this blog on social anxiety so I can write my heart without feeling ashamed and so I can share what it is like to live with mental ill health at times. This is something that has been a part of my life since I was 15 years old and I will be 28…
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How to control panic attacks

For those who have experienced panic attacks they are real, can be extremely worrying but thankfully you can learn to control them. In simple terms panic attacks occur when an individual is placed on a high level of anxiety. This means that both their mind and body can over react to certain situations which under…
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Can phobias lead to addiction and substance abuse?

[caption id="attachment_2697" align="alignleft" width="198"] Phobias and Addiction[/caption] While some experts believe that phobias and anxiety are two very different disorders there are many who believe they have a direct link. Phobias can lead to anxiety but anxiety can also lead to phobias if you ask many sufferers. However, one issue which is often discussed is…
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