Tagged with anxiety

CBT and Feeling Good Dublin Ireland – Handout/excercise – A Thought/Fight or Flight guide…

CBT and Feeling Good Dublin Ireland – Handout/excercise – A Thought/Fight or Flight guide…

CBTandFeelingGood.com – CBT Handout/excercise – A Thought/Fight or Flight guide… FIGHT OR FLIGHT – So.. we now know your body joins in on the fun when you’re anxious and ‘seeing’ dangers and hazards everywhere … Exercise: use the following guide to journal and catch when situations and irrational thinking cause upsettness (emotional & physical), all … Continue reading

Using CBT to deal with public speaking anxiety…

Using CBT to deal with public speaking anxiety…

Are you afraid of public speaking? Does that fear make you limit yourself in your professional and/or personal life with ‘avoidant behaviour’? Does that fear affect your performance if you do find yourself in a situation where you have to do it, preventing you from preparing well and giving your best? Cognitive behavioural training / … Continue reading

The perils of MUSTERBATION (‘demand thinking’)

The perils of MUSTERBATION (‘demand thinking’)

Do you suffer from musterbation? Is it always ‘must‘ and ‘should‘ and ‘ought‘ with you? This is a phrase coined by the renowned father of CBT, Albert Ellis. Musty thinking is a classic recipe for general anxiety and unhappiness. In psychotherapy it is also known as inflexible ‘DEMAND THINKING’, and ‘RULES FOR LIVING’. Let’s take … Continue reading

When stress becomes a disorder.. a CBT view

When stress becomes a disorder.. a CBT view

Is your stress taking over? Here’s how to find out, and fix it. Thousands of Irish people who are suffering from elevated and dangerous levels of stress as a result of the economic crisis are in danger of developing anxiety or depression. The dangers of stress are not widely enough understood – people need to … Continue reading