Panic Attacks and Coping Strategies – Part 2

Panic Attacks and Coping Strategies – Part 2

Fighting panic is not a good idea, however if you detect the early symptoms there are a number of strategies that you can use before panic gets out of control 1. Retreat – exit the panic-provoking situation if possible until the anxiety subsides, for example if you...
Adolescents and Eating Disorders

Adolescents and Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are fairly common during the adolescent stage of development.  Concerns with body image and weight control may lead to the development of disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia.  This is due to the determination not to become obese. Obesity:...
Trauma and responses to trauma

Trauma and responses to trauma

What is Trauma? Trauma is an event that is experienced as: outside the range of normal human experience causes emotional/physical distress  involves a threat to the life of the person or others and  feelings of intense fear, helplessness or horror *not breaking your...
Affirmations – what are they?

Affirmations – what are they?

Positive affirmations affirm your positive beliefs about yourself and about your life. They can be used to affirm specific goals and dreams. (Here they would describe the dream or goal in its “already completed” state.) Affirmations help you to attract feelings and...