The nature of anxiety

For many people, anxiety is an ever-present, and distinctly unwelcome, companion. Sometimes it can erupt into a full blown panic attack, but often it’s just there in background: a barely perceptible but continual sense of unease, a sense of anticipation that something unnamed but terrible is about to happen. And …

A time of anxiety

Recently The Daily Mail carried about what it describes as a ‘quarter life crisis’ for young women in this country.1  This was based on a report by the investment company Skandia, which revealed, amongst other things, that over 30%  of the women surveyed said they suffered from anxiety.   One …