How to Overcome Your Insomnia

  Insomnia can be very common in anxiety or depression. Some people experience difficulty falling asleep (onset insomnia), which is usually linked to anxiety. While others tend to wake prematurely (early-morning insomnia), which is linked to both anxiety and depression. If you feel you are suffering from either anxiety or depression, it is important that … Continue reading   How to Overcome Your Insomnia

Evaluating the Labels you put on Yourself

Hi guys! Today I am writing about evaluating the labels you put on yourself. Labelling is one of the Thinking errors (or cognitive distortions) in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Labelling is when you label yourself or others by terms such as “lazy”, “stupid”, “fat”, “loser”, stating them like they are facts. Labelling can affect your self-esteem … Continue reading Evaluating the Labels you put on Yourself

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Explained

Hi Guys! Today I am going to talk about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), which has become so popular in recent years. CBT is a hugely popular approach used in counselling and psychotherapy. It has fantastic results, I myself love CBT and always see the amazing results first hand. What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)? CBT … Continue reading Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Explained

How to Distinguish Between Productive and Unproductive Worrys

Hi Guys, today I am writing about productive and unproductive worries. This is a really important distinction that we should all try and enforce. It will help to reduce anxiety and stress greatly. Many worriers believe that their worry will prepare them, prevent surprise, and help them solve problems before they get out of hand. … Continue reading How to Distinguish Between Productive and Unproductive Worrys

Reviewing All or Nothing Thinking

Hi Guys! In Today’s post I am talking about one of the thinking errors, called All or Nothing Thinking. I previously wrote about the thinking errors that can dominate our thinking pattern, these can massively contribute to anxiety and depression. You can check out this blog post here: https://reachoutwithniamh.com/2017/05/16/identifying-your-thinking-patterns/ All or nothing thinking is a tendency … Continue reading Reviewing All or Nothing Thinking

Circle Breathing- A Technique to Help Those Who Struggle With Sleep

Hi Guys! Today I am writing about a technique called “Circle Breathing”. This is a great technique for anyone out there who struggles with sleep due to stress, nerves, worries or just having an active mind at night time. Sometimes our brains are so busy that they need something extra to help quiet themselves down … Continue reading Circle Breathing- A Technique to Help Those Who Struggle With Sleep