Martin Gallagher

Why We Need to Say STOP to Social Media Scare Tactics

Are too many negative headlines affecting our mental health? Martin Gallagher explores.

People like you, talking about their experience with anxiety.

Living with Anxiety: Patient Stories and Support

Read stories from people who live with and manage anxiety and other mental health challenges. Each story gives a first-person account of living with anxiety, with tips for finding the right support and coping with daily triggers. 

21 Anxiety Patient Stories

How to Help a Loved One through a Panic Attack
4 mins
article
Kat Naish

How to Help a Loved One through a Panic Attack

Is this a Heart Attack? When Panic Attacks Hit Hard
7 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Is this a Heart Attack? When Panic Attacks Hit Hard

Animal Magnetism: Why Our Brains Love Wildlife
4 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Animal Magnetism: Why Our Brains Love Wildlife

Brain Rebellion: What to Do When Your Mind Works Against You
9 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Brain Rebellion: What to Do When Your Mind Works Against You

6 Tips to Manage the Winter Blues
3 mins
article
Birgit Bauer

6 Tips to Manage the Winter Blues

5 Code Words We Use When We're Feeling Bleak
5 mins
article
Megan Potts

5 Code Words We Use When We're Feeling Bleak

How Chronic Back Pain Led to Self-Discovery and New Loves
4 mins
article
Megan Potts

How Chronic Back Pain Led to Self-Discovery and New Loves

3 Easy Ways to Combat Airplane Anxiety
5 mins
article
Claire Eastham

3 Easy Ways to Combat Airplane Anxiety

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked
9 mins
article
Megan Potts

4 Myths about Suicide - Debunked

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things
7 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Social Anxiety at Work? Do These 4 Things

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?
7 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

Is Lack of Sleep Seriously Affecting Your Mood?

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell
10 mins
article
Martin Gallagher

Depression, Burnout, or Both? Here's How to Tell

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health
6 mins
article
Sarah Bailey

5 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health

Self-Kindness and Anxiety: Fake it ‘til You Make it
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

Self-Kindness and Anxiety: Fake it ‘til You Make it

How a Scary Movie Helped Me Manage My Anxiety
4 mins
article
Claire Eastham

How a Scary Movie Helped Me Manage My Anxiety

What I Need to Hear as a Mom with Anxiety
3 mins
article
Megan Potts

What I Need to Hear as a Mom with Anxiety

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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