What is the Difference Between Stress and Anxiety?
Stress and anxiety are two very common emotional responses that impact everyone to some degree. While they may feel similar at times, it's helpful to understand the differences so you are able to manage them both effectively.
Here we learn about the differences between stress and anxiety and look at different types of anxiety disorders.
How to Feel Less Anxious
There are many short term solutions to feel less anxious in the moment, however, if you want to feel less anxious for good, you will also need to incorporate some additional long term strategies.
Read my top tips on how to feel less anxious here
Christmas Anxiety: a guide to enjoying the holiday season
We are repeatedly told that Christmas and the holiday season is meant to be a fun and joyous time, however, for the majority of people struggling with anxiety, it can heighten anxious feelings and instead be a time of dread.
Read our guide to enjoying the holiday season here.
What Is Burnout and How To Overcome It?
How Can Breathing Techniques Help With Anxiety?
When we are in an anxious state, our sympathetic nervous system is triggered and our breathing becomes shallow and rapid. This is known as our fight or flight response. We breathe into the top of our chest, and while this breathing may be helpful if we need to run away from danger immediately, it does not serve us on a day to day basis.
Prolonged shallow over-breathing, or hyperventilation, can exacerbate the feelings of anxiety and even lead to a panic attack.
How to Manage Back to School Anxiety
It's not unusual for children to feel anxious when they are heading back to school or starting a new school. This can be a worrying time for both parent and child. Here we share some top tips and strategies to help you support your child during this challenging time.
How To Manage Exam Results Anxiety
Exam results day is the culmination of years of studying and the outcome may determine the next stage of life. Some anxiety is to be expected however this article provides healthy strategies for managing anxiety and adopting a positive growth mindset during this stressful time.