Tag: Anxiety

  • Using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to become unstuck and feel happy

    Using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to become unstuck and feel happy

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is recommended by many I’ve been reading many self-help books and articles on being happy, reducing stress, and becoming unstuck. A few recurring recommendations were cognitive behavioural therapy, meditation and mindfulness. I’ve practiced meditation and mindfulness in the past, and while meditation helped, I didn’t really understand mindfulness and how to use […]

  • In Spite of Fear

    In Spite of Fear

    I watched a video today by the lovely Anna Reel where she says “In spite of fear, do it anyway”. This pretty much goes along with what I’ve read. A book called Feel the Fear and do it anyway explains it in much better detail. However, the basics of it are, if you fear something, you should do it anyway. Usually the best outcomes in life are because you faced fear head on.

  • Silencing your anxieties

    Silencing your anxieties

    A few days ago, I wrote a Tweet on the best ways to silence your anxiety/depression. When I was going through terrible anxiety due to work (talking about throwing up). I found gaming was the most helpful thing for me. I could game for hours and because my mind was so focused, nothing else mattered.

  • Dealing with Depression and Anxiety, becoming a stronger, better self

    Dealing with Depression and Anxiety, becoming a stronger, better self

    Some of you may know me by now and possibly read my previous post regarding depression and anxiety, which explained how I went through a hard time with work. And built up a lot of anxiety with myself and felt as though I wasn’t a good enough developer. Well, I wanted to update you on my […]

  • Dealing with Performance Anxiety and Depression as a Web Developer

    Dealing with Performance Anxiety and Depression as a Web Developer

    It has been a year since I had been let go from previous employment and whilst the circumstances were understandable. It really did hit me. Performance anxiety was something which was unexpected and I really thought I was going somewhere with the company. I expected to be there for at least 3 years. When they told me the circumstances, I tried to fight my corner in order to carry on working for them. But because they were struggling themselves, there was nothing that they nor I could do.