Dealing with Anxiety

Anxiety is very common; 3 million people in the UK have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety is a response to a real or perceived stress or danger. As a threat is identified by the amygdala or ‘fear centre’ in the brain, cortisol is released and adrenalin gets pumped through...

Is Too Much Empathy A Bad Thing?

Life is challenging; there’s suffering all around us, and it will catch up with us too, sooner or later. So how do we deal with that, for us and for others? Is empathy enough, and if not, what more is needed? When we see others suffering, most of us experience some...