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by Jayne Ellis
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Self Esteem
Topic: Weight Gain
Replies: 1
Views: 1154

Re: Weight Gain

Hi, I'm so sorry to hear that you have had such a difficult time, I'm really pleased you felt able to reach out on this forum for help it is very brave of you. As part of the process of bariatric surgery I know from supporting patients when I was a diabetes nurse that you will be offered counselling...
by Jayne Ellis
Thu Nov 15, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Self Esteem
Topic: Talking to colleagues
Replies: 1
Views: 1162

Re: Talking to colleagues

Hi, Relationships with colleagues are always tricky and you are definitely not alone in finding this hard. Can I suggest that you watch the TED talk by Phillippa on this website and then look through the information and books that this company have written? www.4dhumanbeing.com I think you will find...
by Jayne Ellis
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Self Esteem
Topic: Always need to cover up
Replies: 1
Views: 1219

Re: Always need to cover up

Hi, There are a few things you can try! First of all, have a good think about how you are talking to yourself, are you listening to the negative thoughts in your head that are telling you that you need to cover up and hide? We are all rather good at bullying ourselves and get very used to doing it. ...
by Jayne Ellis
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Stress
Topic: Help please
Replies: 4
Views: 2515

Re: Help please

Hi, I really feel for you it sounds like you have a lot to deal with I'm glad you have reached out on this forum for help many people don't have your courage. I agree that CBT might work really well for you but while you are waiting for an appointment, there are a few things you can do for yourself....
by Jayne Ellis
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Stress
Topic: Anxiety management with no money to purchase perscriptions
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Re: Anxiety management with no money to purchase perscriptio

Hi, I'm so sorry to hear that you are having such a challenging time at the moment and I really hope things will improve for you very soon. In the meantime, the things that you can do for yourself include: Eating well, eat regularly and when you are anxious to avoid swinging your blood sugar with ra...
by Jayne Ellis
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Stress
Topic: Free floating anxiety
Replies: 1
Views: 672

Re: Free floating anxiety

Hi, Some other tips I can give you to help your friend when she is suffering a panic or acute anxiety attack are to try the following: • Keep her in the moment and tell her she is safe • Re-label what is happening – I’m having a panic attack it's not going to hurt me • Encourage her to 'fact check' ...
by Jayne Ellis
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Stress
Topic: Struggling with stress belly
Replies: 1
Views: 682

Re: Struggling with stress belly

Hi, When you are stressed your digestive system doesn't work properly as in 'fight or flight' mode your body doesn't prioritise digestion so you need to get to the opposite state which is 'rest and digest'. Your 'off button' is your vagus nerve and this is activated by the following things: Breathin...
by Jayne Ellis
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Stress
Topic: Types of counselling for stress and anxiety
Replies: 1
Views: 694

Re: Types of counselling for stress and anxiety

Hi, CBT is good but as you have found out its not right for everyone. Take a look on the British Counselling website www.bacp.co.uk for a counsellor close to you who specialises in stress and anxiety. Also go back to your GP and tell them how you feel and see what else they can suggest or who else t...
by Jayne Ellis
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Stress
Topic: Mindfulness
Replies: 1
Views: 670

Re: Mindfulness

Hi, Have you had a look at the Mind website they list lots of courses and have lots of advice https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/drugs-and-treatments/mindfulness/how-to-learn-mindfulness/#othercourses I did this one https://bemindful.co.uk/be-mindful-online/ Its free, to begin with then cos...
by Jayne Ellis
Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: talkhealth - Mental Wellbeing - Stress
Topic: Living with anxiety depression and fibromyalgia
Replies: 1
Views: 1051

Re: Living with anxiety depression and fibromyalgia

Hi, I really do sympathise with you fibromyalgia is a very challenging condition to live with. I assume that you have taken all the advice given to you by your GP and specialist, have you been referred to a specialist nurse as well as they are a really good source of help and support. There is also ...
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