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by Adam Eason
Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: depression
Topic: Anxiety and depression
Replies: 3
Views: 1618

Re: Anxiety and depression

Hello, In addition to the very good advice offered up already here, some very basic elements can help you too: 1. Social interaction: The charity MIND offer numerous groups in a lot of local areas for you to meet with other people and be able to interact and talk. Your GP may well be able to advise ...
by Adam Eason
Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: self-esteem & emotional problems
Topic: I am an emotional eater.....
Replies: 8
Views: 4315

Re: I am an emotional eater.....

Hello lilicauk can you recommend literature or websites for progressive relaxation? I often refer to and recommend ' The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook ', now in it's sixth edition, to those wishing to learn a variety of tools for this purpose - progressive relaxation methods are covered w...
by Adam Eason
Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:56 am
Forum: self-esteem & emotional problems
Topic: I am an emotional eater.....
Replies: 8
Views: 4315

Re: I am an emotional eater.....

Hello Sarah, In addition tot he great points made already in reply.... I am overweight because I use food to cope with anxiety, anger and frustration, and I am a very anxious person! There are other ways to reduce negative emotions than to eat: 1. Mindfulness. A very common, accessible and evidence-...
by Adam Eason
Fri Jan 16, 2015 10:42 am
Forum: self-esteem & emotional problems
Topic: feeling insecure in the gym
Replies: 4
Views: 2639

Re: feeling insecure in the gym

Hello John, In addition to that which has been written by others here.... I want to lose some weight but feel insecure and self conscious in the gym at my current weight. Firstly, this is very common. The irony being that a gym is supposed to be a place that people can go to achieve health, not get ...
by Adam Eason
Thu Jan 15, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: general questions on weight management
Topic: No willpower!
Replies: 4
Views: 2683

Re: No willpower!

Hello Linda, Believing to yourself with conviction that the mere sight of a chocolate bar makes things 'go to pot' is going to make will power crumble :-) Learning to realise that you are very capable of making different choices is a first step. Therefore encouraging yourself the same way you'd enco...
by Adam Eason
Mon Dec 08, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: safe drinking
Topic: Becoming dependent on my nightly fix
Replies: 3
Views: 1389

Re: Becoming dependent on my nightly fix

Hello Caroline, Finding alternative means of relaxing can assist you too and will provide support during the initial phases as you cease drinking as often. There are a variety of mindfulness exercises, progressive relaxation processes and self-hypnosis strategies that can all help you to calm yourse...
by Adam Eason
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:51 am
Forum: anxiety
Topic: Emetophobia and Social Anxiety Disorder
Replies: 5
Views: 3849

Re: Emetophobia and Social Anxiety Disorder

Hello again, It has really got to the point now where I’m aware that I’m avoiding a lot of situations because of this phobia or getting myself worked up about it, but didn’t know what to do about it. Then it sounds like now is a great time to take some measured action. :) Would treatment for this be...
by Adam Eason
Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:54 am
Forum: anxiety
Topic: phobia
Replies: 3
Views: 2033

Re: phobia

In addition to the excellent advice given here, you might also like to read some of the related points made in another thread (about a specific phobia) that I have made:

viewtopic.php?f=689&t=6892
by Adam Eason
Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:48 am
Forum: anxiety
Topic: Emetophobia and Social Anxiety Disorder
Replies: 5
Views: 3849

Re: Emetophobia and Social Anxiety Disorder

Hello Seashell84, I hope you don’t mind me posting this here as although this does affect work, this is only a small part of it. It is also going to take a bit of explaining so I’m sorry about that. There is no need at all for any kind of apology. These clinics are designed for you to be able to ask...
by Adam Eason
Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: depression
Topic: cognitive behaviour therapy
Replies: 4
Views: 2795

Re: cognitive behaviour therapy

Additionally, you might find it useful to have a read of another post of mine in this related section, which I think is relevant here:

viewtopic.php?f=690&t=6860&p=19582#p19582
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