Whilst I have been working for myself on a part time basis at home, I do not feel fulfilled and think it is time to consider an employed job. I have found a part time 9 month temporary post working for a local housing association close to home that really appeals to me. It is […]
I think Christmas is a difficult time, at a simple level I am frustrated and cross that one day attracts such excess and materialism and the day is exploited by capitalism Then there is the pressure of buying presents and so much food. I especially struggle with the ‘panic’ that Christmas seems to generate in […]
I have been told about a really useful new App that has been available in Germany for some time and is now here in the UK The App is called MyTherapy and is available to download for free to help manage medication and treatment, by reminding you to take medication and recording activity and other […]
I just wanted to share with you my current mantra which is helping myanxiety. My counsellor has kindly credited me with the thinking, but I can’t help but think it is already well and truly out there. When I am down, overwhelmed and struggling with my mental health, I am ‘now’ able to focus on […]
I have a lot of time for Martin Lewis and MoneySavingsExpert.com I have found his advice on various matters including: insurance, utility providers, benefits and debt management very helpful over the past years. I also acknowledge that my financial situation had a significant contribution to my breakdown in 2009.
During times of anxiety, I can use a number of different tools to ease the anxiety and try and focus on the now. These can include music, reading (although it can often be difficult to concentrate during intense periods of anxiety), writing in my journal, going for a walk (again sometimes tricky), talking to someone, […]
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For the past few years I have been completing the Royal Mail Survey operated by Kantar TNS Research International. The purpose is to monitor the Royal Mail postal service. The role involves preparing letters and parcels for the survey and posting them usually with a chip called a SMART which monitors progress of the item […]
Well the start of a new year (2016) deserves a blog post. The evidence is here to show that I had over done it towards the end of last year – I have had flu for the past 10 days and currently have a bad chest, don’t want to say chest infection. So if I […]
Whilst it has been a heavy and dark few weeks, I think I have also learnt a lot about My Anxiety. Ironically, bearing in mind the name of my website – MyAnxiety that is, that this anxiety that I have been fighting is ‘MY‘ anxiety. On reflection during my recent counselling sessions, I have learnt […]