A conversation with Paula Matlins about her daily struggle with OCD and panic, and how she is able to operate in the world through rules, medication, perseverance, and thinking about llamas.
Psychotherapist Rob talks about his own anxiety, which creates in him an insatiable need to confess things to those around him, and which can also lead to debilitating panic attacks. He talks about the various therapies he’s tried, including two which have greatly reduced his anxiety in the past few years.
We start our new season and our new series on living with an anxiety disorder with a conversation with photographer John William Keedy. His new exhibition is called It’s Hardly Noticeable, in which each photograph depicts a different aspect of anxiety. John talks about the personal experiences that inform these photos, and the ways in which his anxiety has improved.
An interview with psychologist, yoga teacher and author, bo Forbes, about how restorative yoga and breathing exercises can restore balance to the nervous system. Coming to yoga from a solid background in clinical psychology, and work as a talk therapist, bo describes the way that moving away from verbal processing [Read more…]
An interview with actor Sinead Rushe about performance anxiety and feelings of failure. Sinead describes how deeply her confidence in her own creative instincts was shaken when a play that she had written got a bad review and almost nobody came. She talks about how difficult it was to go out each night to a crowd of 9 people and give her all.