Posts tagged with "Panic"

2023 · 16. November 2023
Anxiety is a universal human experience, a natural response to stressors and challenges we all encounter in life. While it's a common emotion, it's often misunderstood and can manifest in a variety of ways. My latest Southern Star column explores some important things you should know about anxiety.
2022 · 16. December 2022
Anxiety man.
Treating anxiety can be reduced to one simple principle: ‘Anxiety is maintained by avoidance, and willing exposure is the active ingredient of recovery. That is essential; all the rest is commentary.’ My latest Southern Star column explores why tackling anxiety means tackling avoidance.
2019 · 20. June 2019
Woman laughing.
Kinsale CBT therapist Linda Hamilton explores what Worry Trick author Dave Carbonell has to say about laughing at your worries.
2017 · 22. February 2017
Southern Star piece on CBT and panic attacks.
It's vital to understand the physical symptoms of panic attacks, a subject I examine in last week's Southern Star column. The text is reproduced below. The article can also be read on the Star's website at Many years ago, whilst working as a medic in Tanzania, Dr Harry Barry was strolling home one night when he suddenly encountered a leopard. He froze – a discerning response as any hint of...
2017 · 16. February 2017
West Cork readers can read my latest 'Your Mental Health' column in The Southern Star, where I discuss panic attacks and chronic anxiety.
2017 · 08. February 2017
For anyone who missed my column on anxiety in last week's Southern Star, the text is reproduced below. To worry is human. Money, health, family problems – everyone knows what it’s like to worry about such matters, just as almost everyone gets anxious about exams and job interviews and the likes. Chronic anxiety is different; excessive and intense, such anxiety can be crippling, consuming, resulting in a severely restricted life. The distress caused by anxiety disorders is underestimated....