August 2020 Sanctuary Meeting – Anxiety

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We had another excellent meeting in August with lots of discussion about anxiety, and how it affects our loved ones and also us.

We listened to a podcast interview with Mark Cross.   If you listen to it, you will see that we may be affected by one or more different anxiety types.

I must admit I hadn’t thought that there may be different anxieties and it has made me think about a couple that may be affecting my daughter and probably explain why she won’t attend any groups. I wonder if you too can link one or more of the different types to your loved one’s behaviour?

And then of course there is us. I have many reasons why I am anxious and of course most of them centre around my daughter. The biggest one is what will happen to her when I am no longer here and able to look after her. What is it for you?

We were very lucky to have Dr Cathy Ludbrook and Dr Kath Moores from BPD Co attend our meeting and they provided valuable input to our discussion. We will invite them to speak to us at a later date.

The slides from the meeting are once again thanks to Tony’s excellent work. He’s an amazing teacher and facilitator.

Here is a message here from Tony:

One reputable free site I accessed, with many valuable resources can be found at: Centre for Clinical Interventions (WA Gov)

Another site I accessed for examples of validation was: Live well and love your life with Sharon Martin

I hope you’re creating the chance to step back from the load every now and again and even trying to increase the sides of your glass!

Warm regards, 

All the best


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