Anxiety Archives - The Indigo Project

Anxiety

  • Our four greatest fears (and what they say about us)

    Acknowledging what we’re most afraid of can help us honour the pain of past hurt, as well as provide insight into the things in life that are meaningful and important to us. Often we share many of the same fears, because humans generally find meaning and purpose in many of the same things – and we fear having these things allude us or dissolve in our lifetime.
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  • What you’re afraid of is smaller than you imagine

    As children, without the increased knowledge or experience to rationalise and put things in perspective, we find fear in lots of places. We learn from the world around us what is dangerous and what might hurt. And we pack up that fear and store it inside our bodies in order to keep us safe as we grow and explore the wider world.
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  • Memes and mental health with Michael

    Michael Magee, a Clinical Psychologist at The Indigo Project (a psychology clinic based in Surry Hills, Aus that thinks creatively about mental health) has a chat about meme's. He discusses if meme's can be therapeutic, and what role mental health memes might play in us connecting with other people and our own conditions.
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  • The People Pleaser’s Problem

    Are you the friend, partner, family member or colleague who’s constantly available? The one who never says no and is there for every heartache or phone call? Why are we still so caught up in the trap of people-pleasing?
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  • Get Out of Your Own Way

    Let’s cut right to it: sometimes, you get in your own way. This week, we’re exploring the way Self-Sabotage Sally shows up in our lives, what she usually sounds like and how to get her out of the way.
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  • The Practise of Letting Go

    Letting go is a process. It is sometimes painful, sometimes effortless but should be continuous. In this piece, we’re not talking about burning everything that once belonged to your ex, sending angry text messages, having a big cry or dancing the pain away (though the last bit sounds fun). We’re talking about facing up to the emotions and the pain.
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