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We've been holding it together for weeks, but the cracks are showing. Many of us are becoming snappier, more irritated, feeling overwhelmed, and having trouble sleeping and relaxing as this crisis continues. For most people we can’t simply distract into our usual way of being over busy and always doing stuff. That inability to sit and watch a movie without…
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I’m not stressed! When my mind was racing, I was overwhelmed, going back over every conversation, lying awake for ages unable to sleep, and panicking I had no idea that was stress. Stress or anxiety were things that happened to other people, right? At the moment people are finding they’re more irritable with others, that small things are causing bigger…
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Stop waiting for permission. Ever noticed how it's the people who've never succeeded that tell us what to do? The people who never started a business tell us how we'll fail, how hard it is, to be realistic and give up? People who never faced anxiety or depression tell us to “get over it” as if they understood it? But…
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Being home so much adds to the pressure for many. For those who are anxious quiet time is always hardest. There’s too much time to think. The mind goes back over every little thing and finds how we got it wrong, what people must have thought, how stupid we must seem, and so on. I used to be able to…
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Top 10 questions about online therapy. With the extra stress of Covid-19 there are so many already anxious people now experiencing bad feelings at a higher level. Mind racing, taking ages to fall asleep, angry, irritable, feeling antsy and unable to sit still, there signs of stress/anxiety are a lot worse right now for lots of people. While they might…
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