fear

Doctors and nurses need the medical clothing to protect from the contagion.
This is about so much more than arachnophobia. It’s about learning to accept discomfort as a necessary part of growth.
Examining the toxic thoughts and behaviours that you should kick to the curb and advice on how to do it.
A new study shines a light on how bad dreams could benefit us once we wake up.
There is not a day gone by when I haven’t thought about my existence. As you can imagine, it's an exhausting routine.
If they were giving out prizes for the most inappropriately dressed person at a mammogram appointment, I'd win hands down. I did give my clothing some thought in the morning, quite a lot of thought actually, just reached the wrong conclusions.
The reason for me telling you all of this is that I believe as parents, no matter how hard it is, we should try really hard not to pass our own fears onto our children. They need to find their own path in terms of what they're afraid of, or hopefully, they will just work out safe limits so they don't hurt themselves.
I already suffered from depression and anxiety previous to my diagnosis. Up until that point I had managed to get it under control to a degree and I was medication free. However, being given some news as life changing as that can have a traumatic effect on your mental state and for me personally it really knocked me back.
We can get so preoccupied with work itself and forget about some of the colleagues around us and how they could be feeling. Work will always be there but your colleagues might not. So, why not start a conversation today?
Noticing, accepting and facing our fear takes courage and energy. It involves stretching our comfort zone, which ultimately can make us more resilient and less frightened. Self care, looking after our physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing, especially during frightening times, is essential.