Anxiety in Lockdown

How to deal with anxiety during this COVID pandemic. This talk looks at how to deal with anxiety firstly looking at how to recognise our anxiety in us – noting our physical symptoms too – and secondly by considering common approaches to solving anxiety (CBT, Linden Method and a spiritual approach).

An earlier version of this talk is here

Selected References

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