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Archive for November, 2007

Sleep – we need it to beat anxiety

Sleep, something we need but for the most part do not get enough of! While we sleep our minds resent and hopefully we wake feeling reasonably replenished. But actually we don’t. Many people feel tired all the time, and this effects our lives. If we don’t sleep enough we lack motivation, humour and enthusiasm. We […]

CBT – The Great Con

In my last post I said I thought that CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for those of you who don’t know) was good and worthwhile for anyone with anxiety. I stand by that but today I want to give a different opinion about CBT, I want to argue that it is being missold to us. Try […]

Anxiety, Panic and Phobias

I suffered from Anxiety and Phobias for a long time, and I tried almost everything to get rid of them. Some of what I tried was rubbish, and some of it was actually very useful. People often write and ask me what I think is best, what works, what is painless and above all what […]

NaSSAs – Noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant

Noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant, or NaSSA’s as they are known, are a modern type of anti-depressant that is being used in some cases instead of the more traditional anti depressants such as Selective Serotonin Re-uptake Inhibitors (SSRI’s) and Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI’s).                          Conquer Depression – Click Here! To the end user, the patient, […]

Alternatives to anti-depressants

The media is increasingly taking the issue of the over-prescription of anti-depressants seriously. Article after article is being written about how the figures of anti-depressant prescription have doubled, tripled and even increased five-fold, depending on which statistics you believe, which time frame you examine, and how you interpret the data.                 7 Steps for a […]

Self-discovery – Anxiety, depression and mental disorders

Anxiety sufferers often look for the deeper meaning and causes behind their anxiety. In recent decades there has been a fad for self-discovery. Not just involving people suffering from anxiety, depression and other mental health disorders, but from almost every quarter. Mostly self-discovery is sought by those who feel some kind of unhappiness, inertia or […]