There are many ways of dealing with panic and anxiety, trying to get and keep them under control, and even figuring out ways to outsmart them.
What works is what’s best for you.
Have you had the experience where an old tried and true technique works well one day but not the next?
It depends doesn’t it on where your head’s at and also how much your mind is craving something different.
That’s why I like having a variety options and techniques available.
Those on this list are ones I’ve learned from other people or like Stop! Drop! and Roll? just happened one day as I attempted to deal with my panic or anxiety.
Some are good when you’re having an anxiety or panic attack.
Others help build up your emotional muscles and fortitude to give you an edge in dealing with these two tyrants. These I call my foundation techniques and I use at least two of them every day.
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Whether your anxiety jolts you like a hideously noisy alarm clock, nudges you with anxious thoughts, or gradually escalates this breathing sequence is good way to get anxiety to back-off.
A safety net is a person with whom you feel safe, someone you know will be there for you when you need them – and is someone who will tell you exactly what you need to hear when you call them.
This shortened version of the Buddhist Loving Kindness practice is a quick, effective way to give yourself a bit of time and mental space so you can calm your mind, realign with your center, and feel better about yourself. This is a great practice for reducing stress and developing self compassion.
With this technique you travel back in time, any time you want or need to and tell the person you were at every age that they are loved and accepted.
Whether your anxiety is constantly nagging at you or it’s simply that your days are full to overflowing, use this quick and easy technique to find a few moments of peace and give your mind a chance to reset itself. This is a great practice for reducing stress.
A simple technique to silence a worried or restless mind during the day, as you’re trying to meditate or sleep.
A five-step process that helps you set the stage so change is easier and more enjoyable.
When you’re trying to change your state of mind, this technique helps you do so quickly and easily. You may never have to tell yourself to “calm down” again.
This simple but effective technique will reduce your feelings of being overwhelmed by helping you choose which one task to do first.
Safe journaling is a way to expressing everything you’re thinking or feeling – even those thoughts and feelings that you judge to be bad, ugly, mean, hateful, or nasty.
This is a foundation technique to use after you’ve become adept with Making a Space and Feeling the Loving Kindness. This technique helps you stay with your feelings and emotions so you can identify, accept and release them.
A fun five step process for identifying and encouraging what’s already inside you to grow and blossom.
A slightly radical way to get out of your own head and get out of your own way.
A method for learning how to identify when your intuition has something to say to you.
Your body holds a wealth of information. This technique comes in handy when you’ve had a tough day or an overwhelming one but just can’t get a handle on it mentally or emotionally. Learning how to communicate with your body can help you find out what you need to know.
This is a good practice for when something is bothering you as it helps you figure it out with a simple three-step process.
With your Personal Bill of Rights, you remind yourself of what you have the right to do for yourself. Doing this exercise helps you build confidence while creating a foundation for expressing how you want to affirm your life and how you want to say yes to your uniqueness.
“Hi! I’m Zed!
Are you going to finish that apple?”