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Whether it’s a change inspired by New Year’s resolutions or something you’ve always been curious about but never set aside the time to try, yoga is increasingly becoming a popular and accessible addition to our weekly routines. To coincide with Blue Monday we’ve released our new “Yoga & Anxiety” booklet and explain below why yoga…

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  What therapy does Anxiety UK offer? Accessing talking therapy support, available at discount rates for all Anxiety UK members, can be one of the most effective ways to support your anxiety. At Anxiety UK we understand that seeking professional help for your anxiety can however be a scary first step. There are a number…

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  For some the mere mention of anxiety evokes a deep anger and denial. Not because they have necessarily experienced it themselves, but rather that they refuse to acknowledge its existence as a mental condition at all.   Most of us have, at some point in time, come across those who seem to pride themselves…

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As a form of physical exercise, swimming is hard to beat. However, in addition to all the obvious physical health benefits, there’s something mentally therapeutic about being near or in water that’s much harder to put your finger on. If you’re a regular swimmer, you’ve no doubt experienced it yourself. Science has much to say…

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Tell us a bit about yourself I have had two careers before retiring in 2013. I spent 24 years as a primary teacher.  I left because of ill health.  I subsequently retrained as a careers adviser and due to job cuts I worked in Devon for three years before returning to the northwest to work…

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  Anxiety to me is white noise. Static. Unable to make out a clear picture or sound. No two days were the same, and I felt it was consuming me, becoming part of my personality. The day I broke I was sat at my desk completely unable to do anything because so many thoughts were…

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It’s dark by 4PM and there’s a chill in the air. You’ve just dusted off last year’s gloves and welly boots, ready to be put to good use. It’s December! And what good is this frosty winter month without presents? We thought we’d get in on the advent calendar tradition by creating a calendar in two…

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As part of Anxiety UK’s Black Friday Sale we are offering 10% off selected AUK products! Yasmin, one of our AUK participation group volunteers tells you why “Overcoming Worry and GAD” by Mark Freeston and Kevin Meares should be your next purchase!   How did you come to find Anxiety UK’s resources ? Following a…

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Chest pounding, stomach tightening  and  adrenaline flowing… Fight or flight mode … What to do next? A little known fact is that anxiety is also experienced in relation to being diagnosed with coeliac disease. What is coeliac disease? Coeliac disease is the autoimmune disease usually diagnosed after the  onset of  long term gastrointestinal symptoms, often…

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  Starting University for the first time or going back to University is a new and exciting experience, pushing you out of your comfort zone towards newfound independence. At the same time this can be daunting and come with stress and anxieties just like anything new. Whether it’s a new city with new people or…

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