A reasonable definition of a phobia is an irrational and excessive fear of an object or situation. Phobias can be social, specific(to an object or situation) or agrophobic (fear of being stuck in a situation with no help). Phobias are quite common. Approximately 10-15% of the population suffers from some kind of phobia. Some specific…


Coping Strategies WithPTSD

There are several different coping mechanisms for coping with PTSD. Within the scope of this blog, a few of these strategies and treatments will be discussed. As you are probably already aware, science has proven that exercise and meditation are very effective ways for reducing stress. Mindfulness is a popular strategy at the moment. What…



PTSD or post traumatic stress disorder can occur after you have been through or even witnessed a traumatic event. The event may have put your life, or other people’s lives in danger. Anyone who has gone through (or witnessed) a life-threatening event can develop PTSD. For anyone going through PTSD, you will be very aware…


Panic Disorder

People with panic disorder have sudden and repeated attacks of fear that can last up to 30 minutes. Quite often the triggers for these attacks can be random and unknown.Sufferers can have strong physical reactions to a panic attack. People have described it as sometimes feeling like you’re having a heart attack. These attacks can…


Past lives

To truly understand where we are going in life, it’s very important to understand where we’ve come from. Past lives can affect our current situations, and help us understand how we react to our present circumstances. Knowing about our past lives is not only fascinating, it can shed light on addictions, relationship problems and any…