When life takes over…

Wow….what has happened to the last 8 months! One minute you’re writing a book review and the next you haven’t posted anything ALL summer!

My absence from writing has been for many reasons and thankfully they are all really good and happy ones. After a whirlwind of general life this year, I’m very ready to snuggle up under a comfy blanket and reflect on how much has changed.

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Fear of the unknown

Despite the many similarities between men and women, and the equal strengths and qualities of both sexes – it would seem that science is highlighting one challenge us girls have yet to overcome…anxiety. Studies show that women are naturally disposed to panic and worry, more so than our male counterparts (on the whole at least). But why?

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What does a panic attack feel like?

There are quite a few definitions online which attempt to explain what a panic attack is, but the one I couldn’t resist quoting was this…

“The worst most uncomfortable thing which could happen to someone (death comes a close second).” Urban Dictionary 

Amusing as it may seem to someone who hasn’t experienced one, it’s actually not far off the state you fall into when a panic attack strikes, and when it does it’s anything but funny.

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