Friend or foe? Understanding Performance Anxiety

Friend or foe? Understanding Performance Anxiety

Disclaimer – this blog is for education and information purposes only. It does not constitute individual advice. The information contained in this post may not be applicable or appropriate for everyone. If you think performance anxiety is impacting you, consider seeking individualised support from a qualified health professional. It’s common to experience some nerves or…

Worrying about what other people think: 3 tips to deal with this common problem

Worrying about what other people think: 3 tips to deal with this common problem

Worry, Worry, Worry Worrying about what other people think or feel toward us is common. In small doses this worry can be helpful. After all, being mindful of others is a trait that enables us to work successfully in groups. However, for those of us who worry excessively about other people’s perceptions it may be…

anxiety and Goal Setting

anxiety and Goal Setting

With 2023 upon us, many of us have made new year’s resolutions and perhaps set some goals for the year ahead. It may be helpful to understand that not all types of goals are equal in terms of boosting our performance; and focusing on the wrong types of goals may lead us to experience unnecessary anxiety….

Social anxiety or Imposter Syndrome?

Social anxiety or Imposter Syndrome?

A study completed in 2019 found the prevalence of imposter syndrome could be anywhere from 9% and up to as high as 82%. Many people in high performing roles and industries report feeling like an imposter at work. Imposter syndrome is the phenomenon experienced by high performing individuals who experience persistent self-doubt and a fear…

workload anxiety

workload anxiety

it’s normal (and helpful) to experience stress At work, we generally understand that temporary peaks in our workload may occur. We might initially be open to working longer hours, skipping breaks, or sacrificing personal time in order to meet these temporary peaks in workload. When these temporary peaks in workload occur, we may experience a…

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