Resources

Numbers to call, websites to seek support from

Recommended Reading

http://www.mind.org.uk/ The Mental Health Charity

www.anxietyuk.org.uk A charity for those with anxiety, providing information, support and services. Call their info line 08444 775 774 for support from someone who’s suffered with anxiety between Mon-Fri 9:30am – 5.30pm.
www.rethink.org Help and support for people affected by mental illness

http://www.time-to-change.org.uk

www.citizensadvice.org.uk Provides free confidential information and advice to help people sort out their money, legal, consumer and other problems.

www.samaritans.org Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts. Tel 116 123 (UK)

NHS 111 Service – Dial 111 when you need medical help but it’s not an emergency.
https://www.b-eat.co.uk/ Beat is the UK’s leading charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders, anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS or any other difficulties with food, weight and shape.
Coping with health anxiety worksheet from the NHS.

Books
When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough: Strategies for Coping with Perfectionism by Martin Antony and Richard Swinson (New Harbinger Publications)
The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology that Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor (Virgin Books).
Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world by Mark Williams and Dr Danny Penman (Piatkus)
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by Dr. David Burns (Harper)
The Chimp Paradox: The Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness by Prof Steve Peters (Vermilion)
The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown. (Hazelden)

Meditation and Yoga
http://uk.tm.org/ Find out where you can learn Transcendental Meditation (TM).
www.calmer-you.com/free – Download a free guided meditation / hypnotherapy mp3 for relaxation.
Headspace App – Mindfulness meditation that starts with just 10 minutes a day.
Buddhify App – Over 80 guided meditations to choose from.
Omvana App – Guided meditations for relaxation and focus.
Yin Yoga App – Gentle yoga to help you to relax and sleep.
Check out your local Buddhist or yoga centre as they will likely offer meditation classes.

Anxious? Download this free Anxiety Toolkit