Category: anxiety

PTSD

THIS IS A REBLOG BUT MY MOTIVATION THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT I am having trouble leaving the house and am trying to psychoanalyse why: (Any one whose fight and flight response is dysfunctional knows that it is difficult to know if there is a… Continue Reading “PTSD”

WHISTLE AN HAPPY TUNE

I am sharing this song from “The King and I” in the hope that  it will help others who have an anxiety disorder. Just so that you know that I am not baffling you with bullshit 😛 I studied psychology for teaching: Nursing: Developmental… Continue Reading “WHISTLE AN HAPPY TUNE”

WHERE AM I? =HERE: WHAT TIME IS IT? =NOW

You may have already noticed that  I like Russel Brand  😛 I was in “poor me” mode this morning having been in pain and sleep deprived for 13 years (allergic to pain relief) –  the main cause is surgical mistakes – “I go into… Continue Reading “WHERE AM I? =HERE: WHAT TIME IS IT? =NOW”

PTSD

I was motivated to blog this because an acquaintance complained about her husband’s depression and anxiety: Claimed she just couldn’t understand why people were like this. PTSD and PND were not acknowledged in my day I had 63 years of abuse starting when I… Continue Reading “PTSD”

FIGHT AND FLIGHT RESPONSE

Anyone with an anxiety disorder knows that if you try and fight your fight and flight response it makes it worse: because it is a fight and flight response 😛 Although I have had a decade of pain and sleep deprivation I go through… Continue Reading “FIGHT AND FLIGHT RESPONSE”

SELF PRAISE

My Dad now deceased grew up on a farm in Yorkshire. I remember so many of my his sayings: “Why worry If you worry you die If you don’t worry you die So why worry.” “Count your blessings” “Put wood in th’ole” = shut… Continue Reading “SELF PRAISE”

SOME ADVICE GIVEN TO ME

I originally entitled this self esteem and was advised that this title wasn’t allowed? The late Louise Hay advised people to love themselves: But so many of us don’t. (regardless of age group: sex or race.) One of the few good psychologists told me… Continue Reading “SOME ADVICE GIVEN TO ME”

ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

I have had an anxiety disorder for as long as I can remember but  was almost fifty when PTSD was diagnosed: despite spending a fortune on psychiatrists and psychologists from the early 1980’s onward. PTSD and PND were not acknowledged in my day. I… Continue Reading “ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION”