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 much...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Perfectionism

Perfectionism

For all the recovering and past perfectionists out there.. I get you!  Perfectionism can be described as the desire to be perfect or flawless - whether that is exceedingly high standards that you aspire to personally or the expectations of others. At some point or...

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Boundaries, why are they so hard?

Boundaries, why are they so hard?

Boundaries (and overwhelm) - a constant theme in the hut!  The need to implement boundaries in both our professional and personal lives, however the underlying challenge is understanding not so much the 'why' are they so friggin' hard to implement but to see the...

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What is your Window of Tolerance?

What is your Window of Tolerance?

Often burnout is a common theme amongst many of my clients and when we are juggling so much we don't always see the big curve up ahead - curves are inevitable, however the crash doesn't have to be. To keep the crash from happening, it's important to know the signs...

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