Anger is a natural reaction but, whether taken out on yourself or others, can often be a very destructive force. Clients often report feeling frustrated and disappointed in their inability to control their emotions.
Anxiety affects at least a third of the population at some point in their lives. It is a very important and natural response, which only becomes a problem when inappropriately exaggerated, creating phobias, panic attacks, physical symptoms such as IBS and loss of control.
There is currently no cure for Asthma but most sufferers can control their symptoms to an extent that enables them to function. In acute asthma attacks, the airways can constrict so severely that oxygen is prevented from reaching vital organs.
Erythrophobia is a fear of Blushing. Blushing displays a marked redness of the face and/or neck as a result of embarrassment, shame, or modesty.
Emotional abuse can be inflicted by a whole host of people (parents, siblings, teachers, school bullies, work colleagues and partners to mention a few) and often not only results in a severe lack of confidence, but also in an inability to control emotions such as anger, anxiety and depression.
Childhood abuse is likely to leave long-lasting scars and feelings of isolation in those who experience it, and yet, survivors of this abuse are often remarkably resilient, showing immense strength and courage throughout their lives.
Childhood abuse – be it physical, sexual or emotional – is likely to leave long-lasting scars and feelings of isolation in those who experience it, and yet, survivors of this abuse are often remarkably resilient, showing immense strength and courage throughout their lives.
Confidence can be described as a faith in one's own ability. People with high self-confidence typically have little fear of the unknown, are able to stand up for what they believe in, and have the courage to risk embarrassment, for example, by giving a presentation to a large group of people.
Most people experience varying degrees of performance anxiety before exams.Whilst moderate amount of exam nerves can help with focus and motivation, too much exam stress may cause other symptoms.
Fear of flying is the fear of travelling by plane and can manifest as early as the planning or ticket-booking stages. Sufferers experience a level of anxiety so great that it prevents them from flying, or causes them great distress when they are compelled to do so.
Many people experience varying degrees of anxiety before speaking publicly. Fear of public speaking can often lead to avoidance of making presentations or at work speaking in front of large groups in other situations.
Most people experience varying degrees of anxiety before interviews.
IBS is fairly common and usually characterised by abdominal pain, bloating and changes in bowel habits. Clients report feeling varying levels of discomfort throughout the day, with symptoms often becoming exacerbated by stress.
Lack of motivation and ensuing procrastination are incredibly common in this day and age for a variety of reasons such as lack of confidence, lack of direction, fear of failure, lack of focus, reluctance to stepping out of one's comfort zone and a low tolerance of discomfort.
Nail biting (onychophagia) is a common oral habit in children, teenagers and adults, often exacerbated by stress, anxiety and boredom.
Many people experience varying degrees of anxiety before performing infront of others. Sufferers report feelings of extreme anxiety when faced with situations in which they must perform in the presence of others.
Phobias are the most common form of anxiety disorders. They are irrational, intense, persistent fears of certain activities, situations, objects or people.
Communication – the way we interact, listen and relate to each other – can have an enormous impact on all our relationships and subsequently on our lives.
Relaxation is a vital natural response, particularly in today’s stressful modern society. It is therefore very important to find ways of relaxing both our mind and body in order to maintain physical and mental health.
Sleep is important in helping us process the day’s events, recover from bugs or illnesses and recharge our batteries. Insomnia is surprisingly common and affects people in different ways.
Social anxiety (also called Social phobia) is the overwhelming fear of interacting with others in social situations, often linked to anxiety about being negatively judged by others.
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When asked to define stress, most people give a description that includes overwhelming feelings of anxiety, anger, frustration, irritability, and physical symptoms such as lack of energy, insomnia and IBS.
Bruxism is grinding of the teeth, typically accompanied by clenching of the jaw. In most people, bruxism is mild enough not to be a health problem; however, some people suffer from more significant bruxism that can become symptomatic.
With so many fad diets on offer today it's very easy to be tempted by promises of instant weight-loss but for most people their new look is temporary and often requires a lot of will power to resist food cravings.;