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Waking up at 4 a.m. and can't fall back asleep

Q:  My problem is awakening too early and then I can’t fall back asleep.  I have no trouble falling asleep at first, but I seem to awaken every morning about 3 or 4 a.m. 432 more words

Better Sleep

dealing with anxiety

The past couple of days I have been experiencing really bad anxiety. Sometimes when I’m anxious it hits me out of nowhere, for no identifiable reason, and sometimes something triggers it, but both times I am given no warning. 1,173 more words

Mental Health

Welcome to Calm Self Workshops

Welcome to Calm Self Workshops – run by me, Dan Roberts, cognitive therapist. The first of my workshops, Calming the Anxious Self, is a day-long event held in Shoreditch, London, and is for anyone struggling with an anxiety-related problem. 189 more words

Calming The Anxious Self


My current CBT certificate is due to expire in a couple of weeks so I had to go on a refresher course today to allow me to ride a motorcycle for another two years. 194 more words


Anxiety in the Media

When I first told my Dad of my diagnosis his response was not what I expected nor wanted to hear.

“How am I going to explain this to people?” He asked. 641 more words


What is a Safety Behavior?

Simply put, safety behaviors are those behaviors that we enact with the intention of reducing our anxiety. For example, we might wear a “good luck” shirt when we give presentations at work. 691 more words


This is me

So, it was bank holiday weekend and we all went out. And I mean, EVERYONE!

It’s what we do on a bank holiday and we always have a really great time…until the next day. 339 more words