Tag: social anxiety

May 7, 2018 Kerry Sutton

“It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.” ~ John Joseph Powell. Are you or someone you care about experiencing loneliness? If so, you may also…

June 9, 2016 Kerry Sutton

“If you want to conquer anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ~ Amit Ray. Reported levels of anxiety amongst children, adolescence and adults have been steadily and significantly rising since the 1950s. The ABS report on mental health in 2007 found that 45%, (almost half of all Australians) would have…

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…

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…