Anxiety – What does it feel like?

Anxiety – What does it feel like?

Categorically everyone’s experience will be unique to them – if you are experiencing symptoms of anxiety over a long period of time then it may well have developed into an anxiety based disorder (more on those to come).   We know that anxiety is just as...
Anxiety – Is it all in your head?

Anxiety – Is it all in your head?

This was her second trip to A&E, this time being blue lighted in an Ambulance. She had been pottering slowly around the house, getting excited in the run up to Christmas when all of a sudden her legs went numb, felt her face flush, vision doubled, the world span...
What is Polyvagal Theory?

What is Polyvagal Theory?

The Polyvagal Theory is a theory proposed by Stephen Porges that describes how the mammalian autonomic nervous system evolved to keep us safe and alive. As mammals evolved from reptiles, our autonomic nervous system developed to automatically communicate with other...
Anxiety vs. Depression: Which do I have?

Anxiety vs. Depression: Which do I have?

Anxiety and depression are different conditions but have many co-existing symptoms, causes and treatments. Knowing which camp you fall in can be tricky at times to determine.   Anxiety and Depression Explained This can get complex so I have tried to keep things super...