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I’ve lived with anxiety for 3 years. While I manage it a lot better now, I still have good days and bad days. I’ve tried CBT and various self-help techniques which have provided me with a bank of coping strategies. Anxiety has many symptoms and each person’s experience will be different – mine include stomach…

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In order to overcome the many failures I have had to deal with, I decided to view them as learning curves with the use of the mantra “there is no failure, only feedback”; I am now convinced that with each failure comes wisdom and knowledge, coupled with the belief that what you learn from failure…

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Stress. It’s a common part of life but can often leave us feeling upset, burnt out and overloaded. In a fast-paced modern world with many responsibilities it can be easy to forget to look after ourselves properly and fall prone to the effects of stress. Stress can affect you both physically and mentally from health…

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This is a guest blog written by Imogen Pinnell, Senior Information Offer at Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, which talks through tips and suggestions to make going for a smear test for people affected by anxiety less challenging, and signposts to more information.   While smear tests are not enjoyable, for many women they’re over in…

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We all know the difference that sleep can make to our wellbeing. After a bad night it can become harder to rationalise our worries and anxieties whilst day to day challenges can start to feel overwhelming. The amount of sleep we need varies according to our age but according to the National Sleep Foundation, teenagers…

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Exercising when you have anxiety can be quite a challenge but it’s a great way to relieve stress and keep your mind as well as your body healthy. Jane has collated her best tips for Anxiety UK on how to keep your body active and healthy and in turn manage your anxiety. Understand What Exercise Does To…

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We’re launching some new and exciting new projects aimed at raising awareness of anxiety, by encouraging an open conversation on the issues that affect anyone with the condition. And what better place to have such a discussion than over a cup of tea and a slice of cake? These projects will also support our the…

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Anxiety UK are delighted to announce a new partnership with Parcel2Go who are generously supporting circulation of our quarterly magazine Anxious Times. Anxious Times has been in circulation for almost 50 years and supports our members with the latest news from Anxiety UK, personal experiences of anxiety conditions and tips on how to manage your…

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    Everyone feels foolish, embarrassed, judged or criticised at times, but this becomes a problem when it undermines their confidence and prevents them from doing what they want to do on a daily basis. Social anxiety and shyness are crippling, but there are methods and treatments that can be priceless, which are laid out…

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At the beginning, we were fine. My anxiety and I had a normal relationship. We’d fight occasionally but for the most part we worked together, supporting each other through the difficult times. Then, things changed. My anxiety started finding fault in everything I did. It would bring up the worries I had confessed to it…

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