Neural pathways; the flight, fight or freeze reflex; dopamine and serotonin levels and counselling What are neural pathways? While our brains are physical organs, it is our minds which regulate our brain and it is our mind which forms neural pathways. These pathways are formed by neurons which fire and wire together over time. Many …

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Traits of high-functioning anxiety

High Functioning Anxiety

High-functioning anxiety Are you the picture of success?  Colleagues may describe you as driven.  You have never failed to deliver or missed a deadline.   You are happy to help others.  What your colleagues do not know (and what you would never share) is that beneath the surface, you are fighting anxiety, high-functioning anxiety. Nervous energy, …

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The Victim Loop

How to stop acting like a victim Do you feel like a victim in certain situations or with certain people? People stay stuck in this victim ‘loop’ because it is based on early experiences of not being able to get needs met. When you blame others and deny your role in a situation, you are …

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