How to calm anxiety

How to calm anxiety

It can be hard to identify a trigger to your anxiety. This leads to patients assuming that there isn’t one, but that’s not true, there’s always a trigger, whether you’re just feeling a little on edge or are having a full-blown panic attack. You see, anxiety is our...
Our Defences: Blame & Excusing

Our Defences: Blame & Excusing

Anyone that has been following me for any length of time will know that one of the messages that I keep coming back to is the importance of feeling our feelings.  We know that one of the key hallmarks of psychological wellness is being able to regulate, and also being...
The Psychology of Racism

The Psychology of Racism

Transcript: Hi everyone.  It’s Doctor Jamie here.  Like many of you, I was deeply saddened to hear of the murder of George Floyd a short time ago.  I’m well aware that being a white middle class male, there’s a huge amount of privilege that comes...
What is Anxiety?

What is Anxiety?

What is Anxiety? Stomach in knots. Increased heart rate. A feeling of tiredness. Rapid breathing. These and many others are considered symptoms caused by anxiety. So, what is it?  Why do we have it?  Moreover, what can I do about it?    What does Anxiety Feel Like? We...