Panic attacks can strike at any time and any place. This makes them very difficult to live with. Here are three steps to help you cope with a panic attack:
- Stop whatever you’re doing. It’s hard to think straight when you’re having an attack, so stopping what you’re doing is the safest thing.
- Breathe. Take a few deep breaths or use any breathing technique that works for you.
- Focus on something else. Activities like reading or going for a walk can help calm you, and take your mind off the attack. The more you try to reason out the attack, the longer it will last.
Read the full article here: 7 Quick Steps to Follow When a Panic Attack Strikes