Updated: Apr 6, 2020
This step-by-step instruction will show you what you can do if and when you suffer from panic or anxiety.
A panic attack is a feeling of sudden and intense anxiety together with a surge of physical sensations such as rapid and irregular heartbeats, dizziness, breathlessness and sweating. Although the symptoms are not dangerous, they feel quite frightening, if not even life threatening, to some.
"If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment." - Marcus Aurelius
Many people will experience one or more panic attacks at some point in their life, but only some of the people who have experienced a panic attack will develop an anxiety disorder. Wile most of the panic attacks are triggered by a specific situation, they can also begin suddenly with no obvious cause and then escalate really fast.
After many years of experience helping my clients cope with their panic and anxiety, I am certain that if you carry out and repeatedly practice this 4-step plan, you will be able to cope with your panic attacks more effectively.