Category Archives: talk and counselling

talking about life and solutions. Seeing our defence mechanisms and finding out the best ones to use and the best ones to get rid of. Asking questions of ourselves and thinking about how we can see the situation in another way.

The art of communication

Communication is there for all of us if only we would use it. It is the meaning of all that we see and wish to tell. It is the difference between feeling understood and feeling frustrated or rejected. We play … Continue reading

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Very interesting research… Among the numerous definitions for addiction, there lies yet another to define it from a biochemical perspective. Milkman (1983) defines it as ” self-induced changes in neurotransmission that result in social problem behaviors.” This definition encompasses the … Continue reading

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Gets it just right…

Gets it just right… I like this article about OCD

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OCD: an anxiety based condition

obsession – where your mind is overwhelmed by a constant obsessive fear or concern, such as the fear your house will be burgled anxiety – the obsession provokes a feeling of intense anxiety and distress compulsion – you then adopt a pattern of compulsive behaviour to reduce … Continue reading

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Mind. (anxiety and panic)

anxiety and panic I love this website; so informative…

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Stress/anxiety group in Liverpool

From October, I am starting a stress/anxiety group. Based in Liverpool, it will be a drop in for those who feel they wish to talk, either on a one to one basis or in the group setting. The one to … Continue reading

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Coping with Anxiety

According to Bandura’s (1988) research into Social cognitive theory, how much a person feels in control of dealing with a potential threat is linked to whether they feel anxious or not. It is the perception of the match that causes … Continue reading

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Stress and the mind and body…

Stress is the body’s reaction to any change that needs an adjustment or response. The body reacts to these changes with physical, mental and emotional responses. Stress is a normal part of life. Many events that happen to you, or … Continue reading

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Stress/anxiety related issues

I think I’d like to delve into stress/anxiety related habits or if a person does or does not perceive the stopping of the habit as an anxiety issue.   Smoking and slimming diets are both anxiety based and yet the … Continue reading

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