Anxiety attacks can become a real nuisance, especially if you don’t know any ways of constructively settling and calming yourself down. It’s a good idea to find and practice a handful of techniques that you can use to help calm and change your state. This then puts you more in control when an anxiety attack arises.
When an anxiety attack is rooted in past trauma, you can’t simply use your rational mind to talk your way out of it. This is because the part of your brain that ‘fires the emergency alarm’ of anxiety it quite primitive and doesn’t understand language. Trauma-based anxiety tends to respond well to a new form of therapy called ‘Havening’.
The following link has some simple ideas of tools and techniques you can practice to help calm yourself when feeling anxious. Not everything will work for everybody, but if you get one good idea from here and practice it for when you need it, it could help put you back in control, instead of being controlled by anxiety.
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