Tag: coping with anxiety

May 1, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“She STOOD in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her away she ADJUSTED HER SAILS.” – Elizabeth Edwards.  Over the last couple of decades the taboo subject of depression and anxiety has dominated social media. Even celebrities and sports people are breaking their silence. At the same time breakthroughs in research have identified…

April 15, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“WORRYING doesn’t take away tomorrow’s troubles. It TAKES AWAY TODAY’S PEACE.” ~ Randy Armstrong. WHAT IS ANXIETY? Anxiety is a normal and healthy adaptive state that prepares you for stressful or threatening situations. You experience stress and anxiety when your body releases adrenaline to prepare you physically and mentally to cope with the situation. This ‘fight…

March 1, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” ~ Buddha Depression is a common and treatable problem that affects your thoughts, emotions and behaviour. It is experienced by one in every five women and one in every eight men. Depression or sadness is a normal reaction to loss, challenging life-issues…

February 1, 2016 Kerry Sutton

When we focus on ourselves, our problems loom large. But when we FOCUS on OTHERS, our world expands.” ~ Daniel Goleman. US statistics show that the number of people who have no one to confide has tripled over the last 20 years.  In Australia both YOUNG and OLD are experiencing LONELINESS – with more and more people…