Many of us are plagued by excessive worrying, at night or daytime. It can even be addictive to wallow in painful imagined scenarios and sometimes we experience a strange pleasure in immersing ourselves deeply in our fears.
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Most are familiar with the feeling of self-consciousness, but if this feeling becomes overwhelming and crippling, then it could be time to seek help.
Addictions can be as varied as alcohol, cigarettes, prescribed medication or substance abuse, but also encompass compulsive behaviours. Most addictions have very similar underlying patterns.
Major shake ups and life events often lead to a re-focusing on our core values, reflecting on what is really important to us in life.