Childhood Trauma – A Follow Up

Following on from my previous post I wanted to take a deeper look into early childhood trauma. Whilst I am nowhere close to being an expert, I have learnt some things through my studies and what my family have gone through. Early childhood trauma usually refers to trauma experienced by children 0-6 years old. BecauseContinue reading “Childhood Trauma – A Follow Up”

Childhood Trauma

Our younger years, even infancy is said to have a huge influence on our emotional and mental health as we grow older. Any perceived trauma when we were children, even if we have supressed it will still have an effect. Because we all react differently to the same situation what may have made an impressionContinue reading “Childhood Trauma”

Anxiety And Me – Where I Am Now

My anxiety continued to be there most days, but I could hide it and manage it. I was still on medication and had received some counselling. I was still able to go to work and take the kids to and from school, and I could go to local places if they weren’t too busy. TooContinue reading “Anxiety And Me – Where I Am Now”

My Anxiety – The beginning

Anxiety Disorders include Generalised Anxiety Disorder, OCD, PTSD, Social Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Phobias. Each of them presents differently and each individual has their own symptoms, although some symptoms can be seen with all types of anxiety. I have anxiety. The GP calls it generalised anxiety disorder, I call it frustrating! When I was aboutContinue reading “My Anxiety – The beginning”