Accepting Uncertainty

Accepting Uncertainty

Accepting Uncertainty It can be very frustrating when you are unsure what the future, or even current situation, holds. Intolerance of Uncertainty The inability to tolerate uncertainty is an attitude that many people have towards life. This can make uncertainty, unpredictability

How to Turn Worry into Helpful Thinking

How to Turn Worry into Helpful Thinking

  How to Challenge Worries Our thoughts are very important and can greatly impact how we feel. Think of how your thoughts tend to differ between you’re feeling happy and when you’re feeling sad. So it’s not a situation itself

Problem Solving versus Worrying

Problem Solving versus Worrying

Problem Solving versus Worrying If you’re a worrier, you probably think that problem solving and worrying are the same thing; but in fact they are not. Worrying vs. Problem Solving Worrying is a negative thought process. When you worry, thoughts

Challenging Negative Beliefs About Worrying

Challenging Negative Beliefs About Worrying

Challenging “Worrying is Dangerous” If you thought that worrying couldn’t harm you or or that it wasn’t dangerous, how much would worrying bother you? Probably not very much. And if you didn’t see worrying as such a bad and dangerous

Training your Attention to Manage Worry

Training your Attention to Manage Worry

Attention Training When you’re worrying, you are essentially living your life in either the future or the past. Worrying about what you’ll do when xyz happens, or over analysing what you did yesterday. As a result, you tend to miss

How worrying works, and how to overcome it

How worrying works, and how to overcome it

How worrying works, and how to overcome it Last week, we started talking about Generalised Anxiety. This week, we’re going to break anxiety down a bit further, and really break down how worrying works. Understanding Worrying Worrying is essentially self-talk;

Psychological Benefits of Pets

Psychological Benefits of Pets

Psychological Benefits of Pets People always say things like “Dogs are a man’s best friend.” But can pets really affect our overall wellbeing? Pets make us feel better According to a recent study people who own pets tend to be more conscientious,

How to cope and STOPP stressing

How to cope and STOPP stressing

Life can feel overwhelming when you’re dealing with a lot different stressors and you feel like you’re stuck on an emotional rollercoaster. It can leave you feeling completely drained and wiped out. The good news is, there are a few

Challenging Negative Self-Talk

Challenging Negative Self-Talk

  Sorry it has been so long since I have been able to post on here! After my vacation a few weeks ago, things got very busy here in Dublin! However, I now bring you the third part on Anxiety

Anxiety and Negative Self Talk (Part II)

Last week we discussed how to identify that negative self-talk is occurring. This week we’re going to talk about the different types of negative self-talk that we tend to fall into. Types of Negative Self-Talk As I said above, there are