Why Do We Suffer From Anxiety?

This post ‘Why Do We Suffer From Anxiety’ is in collaboration with Kalms. The content and opinions expressed below are that of kellymartinspeaks.co.uk As many of you know, I have experienced anxiety since childhood and I have done a lot to ease anxiety and find my own balance. The causes of anxiety can be different for everyone, but it’s worthwhile looking at what triggers us the most so we can change…

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This Is What Happened When I Took CBD Oil For Anxiety

CBD oil, otherwise known as cannabis oil (cannabidiol) is really huge now as more and more people are finding out about it. I read in awe at how many people were getting benefits (many of my friends included), but a part of me was very sceptical too. I used to a be a marijuana user in my college days, not a lot, but the occasional smoke, but I was often…

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How To Embrace Anxiety

How To Embrace Anxiety In my new podcast ‘Podcast For The Soul‘ I talked about how to embrace anxiety, something that has been an experience for me since childhood.  You can subscribe to my new podcast on ITUNES HERE In this episode I talk about: What it’s like to be extra sensitive to the world Social anxiety and panic attacks How I use mindfulness to move through anxiety and fear…

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How To Embrace Anxiety and Manage The Symptoms

This post ‘How To Embrace Anxiety and Manage The Symptoms’ is in collaboration with Spink Health. The content and opinions expressed below are that of kellymartinspeaks.co.uk Anxiety is a tough experience, as I know only too well. I’ve suffered with anxiety since my early childhood and into my adult years. I understand how painful it feels, how stressful and how debilitating it can be.Throughout my childhood I was incredibly shy, but…

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Why People Pleasing Hurts and How To Drop The ‘Good Girl’ Act

Why People Pleasing Hurts and How To Drop The ‘Good Girl’ Act I pleased people since childhood, wearing my mask of smiles and niceness because when I let out the assertive honest me, people disappeared from my life. So as I enter my mid-life, I release the need to please people who cannot accept the ‘real me’, even if that means being alone. You may know the story. Young woman…

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Embracing Uncertainty

Life is one big uncertainty. No-one can go through life without experiencing uncertainty. From life changes like jobs ending, to people dying, to relationships changing, to the general uncertainty of not knowing what direction to take in life, being human comes with the experience of uncertainty. Now the difference between those who embrace it and those that don’t, shows in the coping mechanisms of those who are unwilling to embrace…

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The Freedom Of Insecurity

We live in a world where many will do all they can to feel secure. From life insurance, home insurance policies, to pension plans for the future and so much more. And yet the more secure we try to be as a civilisation, the more insecure we all feel. When the events of September 11th took place it shook the entire world, especially those of us in the West. In…

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Anxiety – Allowing Vulnerability

  “Anxiety should never be viewed as an inherent weakness but rather an out-of-control strength. It takes tremendous strength to never act out rage; to take that energy, to repress it inwardly where it becomes anxiety – so as to not harm anyone else.” ~ Steve Ray Ozanich For the longest time I suffered in silence with intense anxiety. I hid this experience from everyone but close family. Of my…

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Review: At Last A Life – Anxiety and Panic Free by Paul David

Title: At Last A Life   Anxiety and Panic Free  Author: Paul DavidPublished: 2006Publisher: Self-published Pages: 169 Price:  £13.99 ( Purchase HERE) USA : $21.99 (Purchase HERE – price at time of posting) Genre: Mental Health As someone who has suffered from anxiety since the age of 7, I have quite a bit of experience in ‘trying’ to overcome this often debilitating condition. Anyone who has experience of anxiety and panic attacks knows how…

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Paul’s Journey From Anxiety To Freedom

  This is a guest post by Paul David from anxietynomore.co.uk How It All Began My Story really started when I was in my 20’s. I had a few issues and turned to soft drugs to cover up how I was feeling inside. The issues really were a lack of direction and happiness. I was never really happy growing up. I had friends, but they always seemed more confident than I…

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