Spotlight on Anxiety

I consider myself one of the least anxious people around, but drive me along a cliff edge or threaten me with a dental appointment and that changes completely.   Fortunately, the things that cause me anxiety can, for the most part be avoided or even eliminated from my life but I’ve spoken to so many people who feel that high level of anxiety doing what we might think of as every day activities, and as you can imagine, that is not only debilitating, but it sucks all the joy out of life.  The best description I had of experiencing this level of anxiety was from Simon, who described his experience: Read More

Finding Calm in the Chaos

If you suffer with chronic anxiety, you will benefit most from a course of treatment with a qualified homeopath, but you can self prescribe some remedies which will help a lot in situations which cause you anxiety. A while a ago I was able to help a friend who was playing the piano in a production and said that each time she did so, she was reduced to a trembling wreck, didn’t sleep the night before and felt absolutely paralysed with fear as the performance got nearer. I gave her a small packet of Gelsemium and she reported afterwards that it had helped enormously. She certainly played beautifully, but then she always did – just, at such a cost to herself. Read More

A Journey From Ill Health to ‘Powerful and Happy’

Last year Lucy came to see me suffering mainly with depression, anxiety and chronic fatigue.

She told me that she’d been depressed since being a teenager but it was finally diagnosed when she had a baby and had bad post natal depression over 10 years ago.  Medications helped a bit but she became more anxious and started suffering with panic attacks. Read More