How to talk to someone who is feeling suicidal

Everyone of us will be affected, or know someone who’s been affected by suicide. Yet, it’s not something we commonly talk about. There is a lot of stigma, misunderstanding and fear surrounding suicide and suicidal feelings. It’s scary to imagine how someone might feel if they don’t want to live anymore and it’s scary to …

Freedom from anxiety is possible

If you have suffered from anxiety for some time and tried different things, but maybe started to feel like nothing is working, you’re definitely not alone. In this interview my ex-client, Jane* (not her real name) shares her story about how crippling anxiety was ruining her life and how she overcame it, by incorporating simple but …

How to treat anxiety

As I’ve explained in the the previous posts in this series, ‘What is anxiety?’ and ‘What cases anxiety?’ anxiety is a reaction to a perceived threat to our safety, which happens in the body as well as in the mind, linked through our nervous system. Historically the conventional treatment for anxiety has been psychiatric drugs, …