Nov 5, 2021 in Life Coaching
Do you Struggle with Anxiety?
A discussion on what Anxiety is and how it manifests in humans.
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
YOU STRUGGLE WITH ANXIETY-ARE YOU ALONE?
Do you feel alone in your Anxiety?
Anxiety has been the “buzz” word since the start of the 21st century and has only grown more attention, but what exactly is anxiety?
Anxiety is generally defined as “A mental health disorder characterised by strong feelings of worry, stress or fear that interfere with one's daily activities”.
There is no X RAY, blood test or MRI that can clearly diagnose one’s anxiety, however as a starting point do the following check list:
- Feeling nervous, restless or tense.
- Having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom.
- Having an increased heart rate.
- Breathing rapidly (hyperventilation)
- Feeling weak or tired.
- Having trouble concentrating or thinking about anything other than the present worry.
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If you have answered YES to 2 or more of the above, it is possible that you are experiencing some form of anxiety.
A psychiatrist in OHIO, USA claims that the average person would be surprised at who has an anxiety disorder. Furthermore he claims that there are many people you run into on a daily basis who have a diagnosable or diagnosed-and-treated anxiety disorder. While you don’t think they are especially calm people, you wouldn’t think they would have to seek therapy or be on medication.
A recent survey taken showed that 1 in 6 South Africans suffer with some form of anxiety.
CAN ANXIETY AFFECT THE BRAIN?
Scientifically speaking - Anxiety floods your brain with stress hormones prompting your brain to prepare itself for flight or fight mode. In an attempt to help you fight off whatever has made you anxious, your brain floods your central nervous system with adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones tell your body that something scary is about to happen. When you feel anxious, your body goes on alert.
Their role is to help you cope with danger. In order to do that, they sharpen your senses and make your reflexes faster. In a non-anxious brain, when the danger is gone, the sympathetic part of your nervous system takes over and calms you down..
BUT when you suffer from anxiety, you may not be able to reach that sense of calm. Instead, the rush of stress hormones causes your brain to release even more stress hormones until you’re simply overwhelmed
What you need to know is that Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness in the United States.
As a sufferer there are only three questions you want answered:
- Why Am I Like This?
- How Do I Recover?
- How Do I Stay Recovered?
It is important to note that everyone feels anxiety at some point – it is the degree of the feelings, and duration of symptoms that can determine if someone needs help. It is not something to be ashamed of, as you can see just how common it has become. If you feel like you suffer from anxiety then contact us for a free trial counselling session.