Entries by Linda Cowan

WHY DO I KEEP BEING A PEOPLE PLEASER?

  Anxiety can be brought on by several different reasons. One of the primary reasons is the habit of wanting approval and validation from everyone around us. We all know that this is an impossible task, so when someone does give us a disapproving look, we fall to pieces. If we spend most of our […]

GRIPPED BY FEAR – HOW IT AFFECTS YOUR LIFE

Like all other negative emotions, holding on to fear can have an adverse outcome for your mental health. Fear and anxiety affect different areas of your life; it starts to control what you do and what you don’t do. The fight or flight response is triggered when perceived danger happens. Floods of adrenaline and cortisol […]

WHY DO I FEEL WORTHLESS?

WHY DO I FEEL WORTHLESS Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, ‘I look a mess, who on earth would ever love me.’ Believe it or not, this is a common phrase that a lot of people would say to themselves. They feel they are worthless and put little value on who they […]

Talking therapies | Mental Health Foundation

Good Article explaining the different type of talking therapies. Talking therapies can help you work out how to deal with negative thoughts and feelings and make positive changes. They can help people who are feeling distressed by difficult events in their lives as well as people with a mental health problem. Source: Talking therapies | […]