anxiety

It’s not the dark hours the insomniac dreads but the clear light of day

15 February 2020 9:00 am

The insomniac may come to dread the night’s solitude, but the next day poses the greater challenge. That’s when you…

The NHS’s CBT mailshot is a scandal

4 May 2019 9:00 am

A leaflet came through my door from the NHS inviting me to take part (if that is the right term)…

How ‘stress management’ can make your blood pressure soar

21 November 2015 9:00 am

‘Stress management’ seems to be perpetually on the rise

Anxious young mother — Mia Farrow in Rosemary’s Baby

The opposite of a self-help book

25 July 2015 9:00 am

At last, a snappy pop philosophy book which offers to sort out absolutely none of your personal issues. If anything,…

The day I discovered what worry was

19 April 2014 9:00 am

Before I had children I don’t think I appreciated what anxiety was. I’d been anxious at various points in my…