You’re having a panic attack. It feels like an elephant is sitting on your chest. You’re short of breath and gasping for air. You want to breathe as hard as you can but this is the worst thing you could do. That’s why you need a technique called diaphragmatic breathing.
This is a list of my top recommendations for books to help you understand panic attacks, panic disorder, and anxiety.
Your chest tightens. At first you try to ignore it, but dread seeps through the cracks in your confidence. You try to distract yourself out of this discomfort; you try to reason with it, but it won’t let go. Your breath quickens but you can’t get enough air. Your heart thumps and you can feel […]
Eighteen percent of Americans suffer from some kind of mental health problem. But instead of reaching for the nearest antidepressants, why not try some of these proven alternative to boost your mood and calm your anxiety.
It’s that gut wrenching I-feel-like-I’m-riding-a-rollercoaster-but-I’m-really-at-my-desk feeling, heart racing like I’m walking a tightrope, sweating like I’m giving an antigun speech at an NRA convention but I’m just in a grocery store. Your body is in fight-or-flight mode and your mind is focused on either stemming the flood of adrenaline or getting the hell out of […]