Anxiety, Wellbeing

Health Anxiety: ‘The Worried Well’

What is Health Anxiety? Health Anxiety is a specific form of anxiety related to worries about your own health. It is a preoccupation that we either are seriously ill, or will become seriously ill at some point in the future. It is worth noting, as with my previous post on Anxiety, that some level or… Continue reading Health Anxiety: ‘The Worried Well’

Anxiety, Depression, Self-Esteem, Wellbeing

Self Esteem: Challenging Your Inner Critic

Having self-esteem is having confidence in our own abilities and values. It means being confident in ourselves, even though we are not perfect, and having faith in who we are and what we are able to do and achieve in life. Having a good sense of self-esteem has been linked to happier relationships, achievement, and… Continue reading Self Esteem: Challenging Your Inner Critic

Wellbeing

Error 404: Sleep Not Found

Sleep is essential to our wellbeing, and our survival.  We spend approximately one third of our lives asleep, and on average around 7 hours per night. For the purposes of comparison, cats spend approximately two thirds of their lives asleep (which is quite easy to believe!); we need approximately 3 hours a night less than… Continue reading Error 404: Sleep Not Found