All of us at one time has experienced an inner critic - the nagging voice that tells you that you should have done better in that presentation, berates you for being 'stupid' when you make a mistake, or sows the seed of doubt when starting something new.
The 'critic' can be motivating, such as when you set out deliberately to prove yourself wrong, but all too often the self doubt is too strong and it can make people avoid certain situations, develop anxiety in others and can even cause professional sportsmen at the top of their game to 'choke' and lose the ma...
Many of us have experienced stress in our lives, whether it be going in to an important exam, waiting for someone important to call you back, or the first day at a new job.
Sometimes small concerns and worries can spiral and quickly consume our waking thoughts. Over 2 million Australians suffer with anxiety and this can manifest in many ways, including headaches, neck and back pain, insomnia, IBS and panic attacks.
Here are a few simple steps to help you regain a sense of control over your mind and body and bring stress levels back to normal.