Mark began his career in stockbroking and remained in this profession for 12 years, initially working in Newcastle and then moving to Manchester for a 6 month project which turned into an 8 year stay. After moving to Scotland to be closer to his wife-to-be he moved into online marketing with a number of successful websites leading to a career in content writing. The stresses and strains of everyday life led to a period of high anxiety which led to agoraphobia and debilitating panic attacks. Recovery was slow but with professional help and strong will power Mark has learned to live with his phobia/anxiety and is now able to identify the early signs and take action when necessary.
You can read Mark’s full story here, together with updates and the challenges facing a life with phobia and high anxiety.