Many individuals have a fear of spiders, the extreme end of a fear is a phobia.Why are so many of us scared by these creatures, are we born with this fear and how do we know if our reaction is phobic?
Serotonin and dopamine are neurotransmitters that directly impact our mental health. This video explores what they do, symptoms of low levels and how to boost them naturally.
Intrusive thoughts, what are they? What do they mean and how can we learn to manage them?
Why our brains are hardwired to reject change and what we can do to help ourselves adapt more easily.
eating issues often start in childhood and sometimes it seems impossible to change a habit, because part of your brain may be overruling your intellectual choice.
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Health anxiety is a form of anxiety where worrying, obsessing about health problems and fixating on sensations in the body manifests in a variety of physical symptoms which, in turn, creates anxiety that fuels the problem. However, anxiety in general does affect the body, so for those with health anxiety, these things become a particular concern.
Author & Video - Emma Triplett Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Worrying about health and/or death are arguably amongst of the most common symptoms of anxiety but for some health becomes the sole focus of their anxiety and is given the term health anxiety....
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder can be hard to ignore if you’re living with someone who has it. The temptation is to buy into the OCD and either join the person helping out with their obsession by buying wet-wipes for the person with a germ OCD for example, or to try and stop them carrying out their habits or rituals, encourage them to resist the compulsion. What should you do for the best?
Ecotherapy is a year round therapy, even in the depths of the British winter there are many benefits to getting outside and being active.
Doctors can advise exercise as a remedy for some mental illness, Mind.org.uk has completed a five year study into the benefits of ecotherapy, but why is exercise and nature so beneficial?
Can hypnotherapy actually help anxiety. A review of scientific studies suggests that hypnosis can help, but hypnosis is a tool that must be used alongside proven therapeutic techniques for anxiety to have any long term benefits.