Anxiety Disorders

There are several types of anxiety disorders and anxiety often exists along with intrusive thoughts.

The types of anxiety you may experience with intrusive thoughts are detailed below.

Health anxiety is also listed as it shares similar traits, such as obsessions and feeling compelled to check health is okay.

Articles that will help with anxiety

  • How stress affects your life

    We have become accustomed to stress as part of modern-day living. In the not-to-distant past, when someone asked how we were, we might answer, “Fine, good.” We are more likely to answer “Busy”, “Sorry, I cannot chat now, I have to…” Modern living is fast-paced. There is always something we have to do, calls to […]

  • Erectile dysfunction

     Erectile dysfunction, or inability to get or maintain an erection, is surprisingly common. The problem is, you (men) do not talk about it with your friends – you are therefore denied the opportunity of normalizing it, or having a laugh about it. When I say “having a laugh,” I am not being disrespectful.  On the contrary, […]

  • What triggers Panic Attacks

    Many things can trigger a panic attack, but maybe not in the way that you think. You might have been searching on Google, looking for triggers you could avoid in the future or alert you to a panic attack somehow, but that is not helpful as you might start to avoid things that trigger your […]

  • Getting anxious when you have too much to do and getting nothing done!

    This post is for you if you feel that brief wave of anxiety when you have an outstanding task to complete. I’ve felt swamped with the tasks I have to do and have recognised that I cannot start tasks; I scroll through Facebook instead. I’m confident I am not the only one who cannot complete […]

  • Anxiety treatment; from guided relaxation to talking therapies and CBT

    If you have just been diagnosed with anxiety, this page is to help you choose what anxiety treatment will work best for you.  If you have read my main page on anxiety, you will know that different experiences of anxiety need different types of treatment, and I am going to talk to you about that […]

  • Don’t make your emotions go from bad to worse.

    This article is significant for the present time we live in, coping with a global pandemic. It is helpful to understand what your mind is paying attention to because what you pay attention to grows.  Something happens and gives you a negative emotion. What you do with it next in your head can give you […]