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Overcoming shame in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common mental health issue and therapy is proven to reduce symptoms and help people regain control of their lives. Unfortunately, some people struggle to seek treatment because of feelings of shame. In this article, we will explore why people may experience shame and what to do about it.

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Managing relationships during COVID-19

The close quarters of COVID-19 lockdowns can put a strain on relationships with family members and housemates. In this article, we'll discuss how to keep the peace during the difficult situation we all find ourselves in.

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How to manage anxiety during COVID-19

Pandemics are understandably a stressful time for many people. Especially, when so many of our support networks have been taken away. In this article, we will discuss how to manage your relationship with anxiety during the crisis.

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Introducing #FriendsTalk

Today we’re launching our #FriendsTalk campaign to support you to become more confident about being there for your friends when they want to talk about anxiety.

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Is anxiety a lifelong condition?

Can anxiety be cured or is it something you have to live with? We get asked this question a lot and, in this article we’ll provide an answer, exploring the differences between anxiety as a part of our personality and anxiety as a response to specific circumstances.

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How would an anxiety therapist approach personal training?

Helping someone to tackle their anxiety requires a specialist skill set. In this article, we’ll examine what that approach is by looking at how an anxiety therapist would approach being a personal trainer in the gym.

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How to help someone having a panic attack

Would you know what to do if the person you were with started having a panic attack? If not, read our guide.

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If you find mindfulness relaxing, you're not doing it right

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a form of therapy designed to reduce anxiety and worry. Like any new skill, when you first start learning about it and practising you will have a lot of new information to take on board and you will be out of your comfort zone. This is likely to be stressful. If you find it relaxing from day one, it might be a sign that you're doing it incorrectly.