Millions of people are affected by anxiety every year. Many live and cope with their anxiety on their own, suffering quietly. Anxiety is something we all experience at some time in our lives, but for most, it is just a short term experience. Anxiety affects us both physically and psychologically and in its normal form […]
One of the most common types of anxiety disorders is social anxiety disorder. It can create problems in circumstances that many of us take for granted, like being at the checkout in a supermarket or even socialising with a group of friends. Social anxiety sufferers can alienate themselves from best friends and family, which can […]
Becoming red-faced at inappropriate times or extreme blushing, is a common problem for many individuals. For many individuals extreme blushing would appear to happen without any legitimate reason. This lack of control tends to create anxiousness which generally makes the whole problem even more serious. The more concerned you are regarding blushing, the more you […]
When people dismiss blushing as an insignificant it makes the blusher feel “silly” and “stupid”. I have never worked with a blusher who thought it was insignificant. However what I do hear is “I now it’s stupid but….” or “I feel silly saying this but….”
We often blame ourselves but are we really to blame? This sort of conditioning is generally way out of our control. As a child it can come from parents, bullies, teachers or even siblings. Worst of all, if it continues for a substantial period of time, we become used to it.
Clients are always asking for more self-confidence they say “I need more confidence”, but what is confidence? In the main what they are really saying is that I am less confident than I used to be, confidence starts to grow as children as long as we are nurtured, loved and live in safe surroundings. But for a large number of people this is not true.
Don’t you think it’s strange what some people say when they get embarrassed and blush. Things like “I thought I would die” or “I just wanted the ground to open up and swallow me”. These type of expressions, when you analyse them, seem a bit extreme. However, when you work with clients that come to see you for blushing you start to get an understanding for why these type of expressions are common place.