The difference between depression and feeling down.

An Introduction to Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety, stress or tension are normal features of everyday living in greater or lesser degrees. It may also be true to say nothing is achieved without it. Indeed a life without challenges could be rather dull. The Stress Factor Examples of anxiety/stress could be seen as going for an interview, looking after someone who is […]

Self Blame

Is it not better to blame me than put the blame on to another person? Well, it may be better if you could develop a positive attitude toward yourself rather than continually blaming yourself. A very important part of positive thinking is giving yourself a pat on the back from time to time. Doing this […]

Two Way Street

Many Moons ago during course-work (training in Humanistic skills) we (students) were asked to provide a paper, as par for the course, on our own unique view. Myself choosing to show how Neurosis (depression/anxiety) and counselling could exist side by side with the medical (model) side of the illness. There are three main area’s a […]

Stress, Anxiety and Seeking Medical Help

Mixed anxiety is a mixture of physical and emotional symptoms and ranges between fear, through nervousness, to overwhelming panic. The physical side of the problem can range from headache, rapid heartbeat, breathlessness, shaking, a feeling of lightheadedness amongst others. Here in the United kingdom (UK) anxiety is a common complaint, and professionals believe it is […]

Depression: An Overview

In its mildest form depression makes everything harder to do and less worthwhile. At its worst, it can be life-threatening making you feel like giving up. Occasional moods of sadness, discouragement are a normal part of day to day living and should not be confused with depression. Depression of a more severe nature is usually […]

Fight or Flight

We all experience stress/anxiety at some time in our lives and most of us, as individuals, deal with it in different ways. For me, if I was feeling stressed due to a heated debate over something of great importance to myself it would be to stand my ground. Another individual may choose to leave the […]