My hope in writing this is that as well as the short-term tips and tricks to beat anxiety and overthinking you see on Facebook and in ads, you will also consider using a long-term strategy alongside it so you find you don't overthink in the first place.
We all do it, especially when we are stressed or worried. Mental health issues like depression, anxiety, loss, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, attachment disorder etc often have overthinking as a symptom. So what is overthinking?
We know that some medications can cause depressive or anxious symptoms in patients, many of them have depression listed as a side-effect on the leaflet you get with your medication. There are anecdotally many women who choose alternative forms of contraception due to mood changes and depression, but this is the first time a study has validated their experiences.
So I finally got round to making my first podcast! This one is about counselling, why people come, and what can make it difficult.
It's been a long time since I posted here, life has been full on recently. I have been running two FREE meditations groups a month in Hemel Hempstead. One group focuses on introducing people to meditating and helping to develop their meditation techniques; the other works therapeutically to help people experiencing anxiety and depression to … Continue reading Healing Meditations