Take action against panic attack
Consulting a psychologist, or a behavioral therapist for that matter, regarding panic attacks may be the best course of action that you can take for yourself. Especially if you are not convinced that you can actually help yourself get better.
But if you aren’t ready to take that step just yet than you will somehow you have to take action and learn to control your feelings of panic and anxiety yourself. Here are some ways that can help yourself cope with panic attacks.
Remember, you are what you think. If you think that you are afraid of something, you will actually become afraid of that thing, regardless of how irrational that fear may be. If you expect to have a panic attack at any time, you might actually have one.
The mind is so powerful that it can actually trigger experiences that are frightening enough to cause you extreme levels of panic. Why not use that same power of your mind to your advantage.
Based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, a psychotherapeutic approach, a person has the capacity to manipulate dysfunctional reactions, emotions, cognition and behaviors in order to arrive at a more cohesive and healthier well-being.
Given that panic attacks are triggered by your brain, you can help your brain tone down certain symptoms. While simple positive thoughts can help you direct your experience of panic attacks,more intensive and systematic cognitive behavioural therapies will provide you an atmosphere of peace that’s free from panic attacks.
What you can do to preventing panic attack
Run towards the thing of your fear. Folks have the natural tendency to get faraway from things, places and events that they associate with bad experiences. However the issue is, running away from one thing will not help release you from your fear, it may actually worsen your condition. This is because you are somehow reinforcing your fear by feeding in more dosages of fear to your current condition which is the last thing you should really want to do.
No matter how troublesome the thought of facing your fear could seem, it’s really among the most effective ways to help you cope and overcome panic attacks. Once you confront the thing of your fear or the reason behind your panic attacks, you’ll gain more courage to subdue the symptoms without having to resort to pills and medications.
Win yourself over. Sometimes, it’s a lot easier to simply accept your lack of sense of control Unfortunately, many people become victimized of their own disorders only because they didn’t do anything to save themselves from triggering a panic attack.
If you can try to gain power over yourself and over your symptoms little by little, you can learn how to effectively cope, live with or entirely remove symptoms from your life.
Make sure you look for your next issue soon. We will be talking about the physical signs of an anxiety attack.