Claire Raymond

Claire is an author, editor and copywriter from the UK, with over 12 years of experience she covers a wide range of subject matter. She likes coffee, cats and wolf creek.

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How to Get over Your Fear of Intruders
13 days ago
It has taken about 19 years, but I am finally ready to admit that I am paranoid about intruders. I am not cautious or careful, I am paranoid and it's getting out of hand. I, like millions of other peo...
The Difference Between Social Anxiety and Being Antisocial
21 days ago
The crippling hideousness that is social anxiety is finally starting to get the recognition that it deserves and it has finally earned its correct label as a serious mental health problem. But, just l...
What It's Like Being Sectioned
2 months ago
When people think of being sectioned, the stereotypes come out and the prejudice kicks in. And the first thought most people have is that you will be taken away, kicking and screaming in a straight ja...
What Are Intrusive Thoughts and How Do I Deal with Them?
2 months ago
Intrusive thoughts are thoughts, images, ideas or scenarios that are totally involuntary and although they happen to pretty much everyone at some point, they are particularly present with mental healt...
OCD: It's Not Just About Cleaning
2 months ago
When people hear the words Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, their first thought always seems to be "cleaning." They automatically think that the person with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is triggered by...
What Is Trypanophobia and Do I Have It?
3 months ago
Most "normal" people don't like having injections, as the idea of it is uncomfortable and sometimes a little bit painful. But there are many people who suffer with a specific condition known as Trypan...