Claire’s Column

Shooting straight from the hip every week!

Social Anxiety – The Physical Stuff

I was fourteen when it started… The blushing. The first physical symptom of social anxiety. I say first, but there were probably more. I just…

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EMDR Therapy – what is it?

Since February this year, I’ve been having EMDR therapy… Which sounds much scarier than it is. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing was first developed in…

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Panic Attack Or Heart Attack?

“A panic attack?” I spat at the young nurse, (not literally, it’s an expression… What’s wrong with you)! He nodded and gave me a stack…

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Airport Anxiety

I recently came back from a holiday, my first in two years and it was glorious! I devoured three books, ate my weight in cheese…

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Heatwave Madness…

Day six of the UK heatwave and I’m not a happy bunny. Yes, I realise that UK residents love nothing more than to moan about…

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