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Self-help strategies for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Self-help strategies for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Click the link below to download a PDF guide from Anxiety Canada. Worry Handout.pdf (668kb)

The Worry Tree
The Worry Tree

Click on the link below to download a diagram that outlines ways to deal with worry Worry Tree.pdf (57kb)

An overview of Self-esteem
An overview of Self-esteem

What is self-esteem? Your self-esteem can be described as the opinion that you have of yourself, including the thoughts and beliefs you hold about your own value and self-worth. The bottom line is that you…

Managing emotions
Managing emotions

Emotions are a normal and healthy part of your internal world. They are internal feelings and reactions that you experience in relation to things that happen to or around you. It’s normal to struggle with your emotions at times and everyone has this experience. However, if you have difficulties managing your emotions for a long period of time, it can lead to mental health problems.

Dealing with Distress
Dealing with Distress

This leaflet aims to suggest introductions to alternative, healthier ways of coping, but like with anything else in real life, it’s not easy or a quick fix – it has to be worked consistently hard at, and the only certainty is that it takes a lot of practice, practice, practice!

Tips and resources for improving your self-esteem
Tips and resources for improving your self-esteem

There are lots of things you can do to improve your self-esteem. Try these helpful tips: Get positive. Write a list of things you like about yourself and forgive yourself when you can’t get everything right. Take care…

Making sense of traumatic events
Making sense of traumatic events

If you have experienced a traumatic event, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, trauma is prevalent in our society.  An estimated 1 in 5 adults have experienced physical or sexual abuse during childhood.

Common emotional reactions to trauma
Common emotional reactions to trauma

It’s common to experience a range of different emotions following a trauma event

Tolerating Uncertainty
Tolerating Uncertainty

Dealing with uncertainty is an unavoidable part of daily life. Because we can’t see the future, we can never be certain about what exactly is going to happen day to day. Research has found that people vary in their ability to tolerate uncertainty. That is, some people are okay with having a lot of uncertainty in their lives, and other people cannot stand even a small amount of uncertainty.

Tools to help you manage your worries
Tools to help you manage your worries

There are lots of things that can help you manage your worries. Here are some helpful habits to have a go at:  Write down a list of your worries. Sometimes just writing things down can clear your…

What is generalised anxiety?
What is generalised anxiety?

This a self-help booklet designed to help you manage difficulties with worry by using strategies to manage the thoughts, behaviours and feelings associated with worry.

Re-experiencing trauma
Re-experiencing trauma

Unwanted thoughts, nightmares and vivid images that intrude into your mind uninvited are all common responses to trauma.

Feeling ‘on edge’
Feeling ‘on edge’

Feeling on edge or on high alert is also a common response to trauma. This can include feeling jumpy, jittery, shaky, easily startled, or having trouble concentrating or sleeping

Building confidence in social situations
Building confidence in social situations

What is social anxiety? Most of us know what it’s like to feel anxious in social situations. But for some people, anxiety in everyday social situations can feel completely overwhelming and uncontrollable. This is called…

Coping with Changes
Coping with Changes

We all experience changes in our lives. Learn about how change can affect our wellbeing.

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