Surely it can be dangerous to use fear as a tool as you are pumping yourself up to maximum anxiety levels which cannot be healthy?
They are very different - very different!
Something must have been triggered in your brain or it may be another phobia, such as a phobia of enclosed spaces, kicking in?
Walks with my dog blow the cobwebs away for me :)
This is a difficult one because as children we learn and copy our parents and the very fact passing on your fears can be sub-conscious means you...
Personally, breaking down issues/conditions is the key to beating/controlling them.
I would be interested to hear other members first port of call when they are struggling with phobias/anxiety. Mine is my good lady wife :) My rock.
All of these suggestions look obvious when you read them but they could hopefully change the life of a young girl.
A relaxed home life and plenty of sleep are vital for anyone suffering from phobias and/or anxiety.
Interesting topic - when I went to see a counsellor once he said "it is just a matter of rewiring your brain" - how do they do this?
This is just one of a number of articles discussing this:-
I have been a dog lover for many years now although a few months ago as I went to stroke what seemed to be a friendly dog I got the shock of my...
Hopefully the forum can act as a sounding board for those living with phobia/anxiety sufferers and give them somewhere to talk to like-minded...