If you spend time with your mind focused on these issues then you are likely to be anxious. It is really worth recognizing the fact of being anxious instead of ignoring it. Because… read more
My clients are a fantastic source of insight and inspiration.
In this video film I share three insights created by the friction that comes from trying to change your life. These are truly relevant if you struggle with… read more
It seems like there are risks everywhere
There are so many options and choices in life that often we can’t see the wood for the trees and this makes us feel confused and disoriented. Lack of… read more
Eliza was talking to me recently and she started to list some of the rules that she deemed necessary to ‘contain’ her and make her feel safely ‘held in place’. I very much liked the way she put it and so I asked her to write another article to… read more
An article by Eliza Burdon.
I had a client recently (Eliza) who started to talk about the experience of panic as a seemingly uncontrollable journey. I liked that idea very much and we started to call it The Chaos Train. I asked her to write an article about it as… read more
How to Combat Anxiety
In the previous video I explained how a terrible event that may have no actual connection to you can increase your sense of threat. A feeling of threat, without an obvious tangible focus for the threat can cause anxiety. If you find that after Paris you… read more
Terrible things do happen.
Terrible things that happen without warning can make you feel more vulnerable and exposed to threat. The media play and replay their footage, with comment and analysis. All of this can have the the effect of making the terrible event seem more likely to happen to… read more
Human beings are complex and complicated. When people come to my consulting room one of the first things I have to do is create a map of their internal psychological world. When I create a psychological map I almost always find a problem with… read more
Knowledge is power. Learn more about anxiety and be better placed to challenge and change it.
Anxiety is not inevitable. Now is the time to choose to lose it.