Anxiety: from racing mind to irrational thoughts – an insider’s story.

It's the racing mind with thoughts that won't slow down. It's the compulsion to undertake lots of activities at once.   It's the claustrophobia felt when surrounded by people. It's the fear of being alone.   It's the need to escape from being indoors. It's the feeling of suffocation even when you're outside.   It's … Continue reading Anxiety: from racing mind to irrational thoughts – an insider’s story.

Social Media, Mental Health and Young People – my speech at a House of Commons seminar.

Event Seminar: Children, Young People And Mental Health: Communicating In An Online World Location: House of Commons, Westminster. Date: January 17th 2018. Hosted by: British Psychological Society and Mental Health Foundation.     "Hi, I’m Emma Wilson, and I run my own business in mental health training and consultancy. I am a Youth and Adult … Continue reading Social Media, Mental Health and Young People – my speech at a House of Commons seminar.

Caffeine: a harmful addiction for eating disorders and anxiety.

When combined with a history of eating disorders and anxiety, any form of addiction that impacts levels of stress hormones and blood sugar are a terrible mix. We often talk about addiction to substances, such as alcohol or cigarettes, but one just as addictive – and easily assessable – drug is caffeine. When suffering with … Continue reading Caffeine: a harmful addiction for eating disorders and anxiety.

5 Ways to Manage the Festive Season When Living with Mental or Physical Health Problems

Managing a mental or physical health condition can be a challenge 365 days of the year. By the time you’ve settled into a routine of ‘just about managing’, it seems that winter has once again reappeared. Falling temperatures are already a shock to the system and require extra energy to get you through the day. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Manage the Festive Season When Living with Mental or Physical Health Problems