Agoraphobia is a very complex phobia usually manifesting itself as a collection of inter-linked conditions. For example many agoraphobics also fear being left alone (monophobia), dislike being in any situation where they feel trapped (exhibiting claustrophobia type tendencies) and fear travelling away from their ‘safe’ place, usually the home. Signs and Symptoms: Typical agoraphobia symptoms … Continue reading What is Agoraphobia?
The longer you're in a relationship the more likely it is you will at some point wonder whether it would be a good idea to take a break from your relationship. There can be many good reasons to take a break but it may also be because you or your partner doesn't see a future … Continue reading Is ‘taking a break’ in a relationship healthy?
Everyone experiences irritability at some point in their lives but for some people, it can become problematic and affect their relationships and personal well-being. In this case, there are many things you can do in order to reduce your levels of irritability and have more productive encounters with others. Avoid triggers and Change Environments: Removing … Continue reading How to Stop Being Irritable
Wind Down Before Bed Try to create a relaxing bedtime routine. You could take a warm bath, do some reading or listen to some calming music before bed. One study finds that a predictable set of pre-sleep activities is associated with improved sleep onset latency and sleep consolidation in young children. Environment Keep your bedroom … Continue reading How to Fall Asleep