Category Archives: Anxiety

Childhood Trauma : Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD).

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Childhood Trauma – Ways to Help Us Stop Over-Thinking about It.

When we suffer a great trauma, one of its effects can be to greatly reduce the sense of control we have over our lives, making us feel extremely vulnerable, and, sometimes, leading us to become preoccupied with central questions to Read the rest

‘Fighting’ Anxiety can Worsen It: Why Acceptance Works Better.

What Happens When We Try To ‘Fight’ Anxiety?

Trying to fight anxiety, research suggests (and, certainly, my own experience of anxiety would tend to confirm this) can actually AGGRAVATE the problem and lead to greater feelings of distress. Stating the Read the rest

Childhood Trauma: Its Link to Adult Anxiety.

 

 

Anxious personality types often result from childhood trauma. Research has shown that there are 7 major factors which influence the way our personalities develop. These are:

– the way in which we are disciplined in childhood
– our Read the rest