Anxiety is debilitating and makes other mental health problems worse
Constant anxiety is exhausting. What’s more, it aggravates and intensifies other serious psychological problems like PTSD and even more notably, depression.
Coping strategies are the key to anxiety
We all worry but when our worries balloon into constant all-consuming anxiety, we are faced with a serious debilitating psychological problem.
By far the most concerning aspect of anxiety is its propensity to escalate. It literally feeds itself in a terrible self-stoking cycle to become a terrifying inescapable revolving storm, a paralyzing all-consuming cyclone in the mind.
Anxiety fuels depression. Depression amplifies anxiety. Anxiety and depression are often called “the terrible twins”. It’s a marriage made in hell. Metaphorical Therapy gives you practical proven strategies that can help you cope, break the cycle and avoid other serious mental health problems.
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Mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces $10.9 Billion a year.
A BeyondBlue/PwC Report has shown that untreated mental health conditions cost Australian workplaces $4.7 billion in absenteeism, $6.1 billion in presenteeism, and $146 million in compensation claims. What’s more, recent research assessments, utilising a human capital approach, estimate the global economic burden of mental illness is skyrocketing from US$2.5 trillion in 2010 to US$6.1 trillion in 2030.
The winter of depression
I am often asked: “How can I help someone suffering from mental illness?” The answer is surprisingly simple. The key lies in the empathy that can only come from a clear understanding of what they’re going through.