Tag Archives: anxiety

No, I really *really* can’t get the train…

I don’t often bother talking to people about my sensory issues and my intolerance for daily living, After all, everybody at some point feels too hot, or too cold.  Everybody feels pain.  Most people have a food they don’t like, … Continue reading

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So I have ongoing counselling, so what?

When I went back to see my counsellor (therapist) after a nine month break, she gave me some assessment forms to fill in, including one which asked what issues I wanted counselling for, and what I wanted to achieve.  I … Continue reading

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The anxiety gap – Thoughts (and feelings!) on public speaking

People often ask me how I manage to do things like lead seminars, or do stand-up comedy, given I have significant anxiety and Asperger’s.  They often describe it as their ‘worst nightmare’, and can’t seem to reconcile it with my … Continue reading

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