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anxiety and threat response
Why do we feel anxious?

Although it’s unpleasant, anxiety is not all bad. Imagine living a few thousands of years ago. You’re out hunting and suddenly you notice a tiger about to pounce on you….

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anxiety
Am I experiencing anxiety?

Can you remember when you were sitting for an important exam? You might have felt restless, going over and over the material, feeling a bit panicky. Maybe you were sweating…

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VIDEOS

Michael Conti - Forging Paths - anxiety

How to cope better with anxiety

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVERF0rxRx8&t=6s Anxiety is a very uncomfortable feeling but it is there for a purpose. It is a way in which our mind tries to protect us from danger, a danger…

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Michael Conti - Forging Paths - relaxation

How to relax when confined indoors

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hyx2xyxkyBA&t=8s Being indoors for a long period of time can lead to a blurring of boundaries between things that we do. For example, if we’re working, living, relaxing in the…

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Michael Conti - Forging Paths - Sleeping

How to sleep better

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNmrsuJTe8c Having heightened anxiety around us will lead us to soaking up that anxiety ourselves. And that means that we will trigger off our threat centres in our brains and…

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Michael Conti - Forging Paths - depression

How to cope with a low mood in times of COVID

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9g4yk8EcJQ&t=6s Being inside can lead to feeling trapped and feeling trapped can lead to a downward spiralling of negative emotions and negative thoughts. And this can get even worse if,…

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