Wednesday, October 3, 2018

How to recognise anxiety in yourself and others.

What does anxiety feel like?
Anxiety feels different for everyone. You might experience some of the things listed below, and you might also have other experiences or difficulties that aren't listed here.
Effects on your body
·       a churning feeling in your stomach
·       feeling light-headed or dizzy
·       pins and needles
·       feeling restless or unable to sit still
·       headaches, backache or other aches and pains
·       faster breathing
·       a fast, thumping or irregular heartbeat
·       sweating or hot flushes
·       problems sleeping
·       grinding your teeth, especially at night
·       nausea (feeling sick)
·       needing the toilet more or less often
·       changes in your sex drive
·       having panic attacks.

Effects on your mind
·       feeling tense, nervous or unable to relax
·       having a sense of dread, or fearing the worst
·       feeling like the world is speeding up or slowing down
·       feeling like other people can see you're anxious and are looking at you
·       feeling like you can't stop worrying, or that bad things will happen if you stop worrying
·       worrying about anxiety itself, for example worrying about when panic attacks might happen

Monday, October 1, 2018

Hello October - Be a good month.

Hello October.

Please be a really good month for me and those I care about.

Happy Monday - The first of October

Happy Monday - The first of a brand new month.

It may be Monday but I'm going to start this week off with a positive outlook and a smile on my face. I wish all of my family and friends, a great week ahead.