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The outdoor can provide us with somewhere we can get away from the stresses and strains of everyday life, or even for a holiday. Sometimes it isn’t easy for people to just get outdoors, especially if you suffer with Anxiety. Adventuring with Anxiety can seem daunting, but it is possible! I have suffered badly with panic attacks and generalised anxiety and I had to work with a therapist to be able to… Read More

It had its hands around my throat, was stirring the contents of my stomach, playing drums on my heart and brushing my mind with a feather duster making it all fuzzy. How can something do all these things simultaneously?

The outdoor can provide us with somewhere we can get away from the stresses and strains of everyday life, or even for a holiday. Sometimes it isn’t easy for people to just get outdoors, especially if you suffer with Anxiety. Adventuring with Anxiety can seem daunting, but it is possible!

It is important to be mindful that depression and anxiety may entice us to do the opposite of these lifestyle changes. Learning to say “no” to your depression and anxiety is tough, but it will help with recovery.

I have been asked numerous times if people with Anxiety should be doing certain mountain sports…I am a living example that you can participate with anxiety, but here are a few things to consider…