Can You Cope With Your Feelings?

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Here’s what Dr Raja Selvam (Raja knows a thing or two) has to say: “Dr Robert Stolorow, who has co-authored many books on the inter-subjective approach to psychoanalysis … often made the point that the primary task in therapy should … Read More

Re-visioning Asthma

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In asthma there is both narrowing and inflammation of the lung bronchioles. The cortisol-type inhalers (‘preventers’) bring down the inflammation and the adrenaline-type inhalers (‘relievers’) promote widening of the airways. Hmm. Cortisol and adrenaline are the stress hormones. Doesn’t this … Read More

Sex is a Bonding Thing

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There’s a lot of sexual pain around. That is, most of us want to do it and a surprising number have a real problem with it. Why might this be? Consider this… The act of sex is managed by that … Read More

The Restlessness Exercise

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If you get a lot of shoulder, upper back and neck pain, and manual therapy or massage or stretching is only of temporary benefit, try this. It helps if you’ve had some mindfulness training. It’s not easy. But if you … Read More

Instant De-Stress

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Here’s the number one technique for de-stressing and soothing anxiety symptoms – right now… You have to shut your mental chatter up, right? Nearly all thought is automated and drifts from one thing to another without you having to put the … Read More

Einstein and Anxiety

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As far as I know Einstein wasn’t anxious. However he had a useful take on the definition of anxiety – doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different outcome. If you have an anxiety problem, a … Read More

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