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Panic Attacks: Between Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

For most people, dealing with life stressors job changes, moving, pregnancy, birth of a child, death of a loved one etc. do not result to anxiety and panic attacks. However, to those who are vulnerable to emotional stress, such situations may lead to panic attacks even if these events happened way back in their life. The reason for this is still not fully understood but it is believed that one major cause of panic attacks is extended period of stress (not by a few days of tension […]

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How to Help someone having a Panic Attack

I receive emails and messages asking me How should I Help Someone Having a Panic Attack. I am writing this article to discuss this important topic.  This article will discuss various ways you can use when someone you know or even a stranger is having a panic attack. Panic attacks often occur to anyone without warning. So whenever someone had an attack, it is important that you know what to do. Understand what a panic attack is. A panic attack is a sudden surge of overwhelming fear or anxiety.  It […]

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How to Calm Yourself using the Visualization Method

The purpose of visualization is to enable you to quickly clear mental stress, tension, and anxious thinking. The visualization can be used when feeling stressed and is particularly useful when your mind is racing with fearful, anxious thinking. This visualization process, when practiced frequently, is very effective for eliminating deep-seated mental anxieties or intrusive thoughts. To gain maximum benefit, the exercise must be carried out for longer then 10 minutes at a time, as anything shorter will not bring noticeable results. There is no right or wrong […]

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Breathing Exercises and Other Techniques to Remain Calm

If you’re looking to improve your ability to stay calm and collected under pressure, then there are numerous different techniques you can use. One of the most potent is to learn to control your breathing, which can immediately help you to feel calmer and avoid being pushed over into the stress response. In this post, we’ll be looking at some breathing techniques you can employ to stay calm, as well as looking at some other techniques you can use. Equal Breathing   Equal breathing is a technique […]

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Feel More Secure and Confident with Essential Oils

Feelings of insecurity can plague any normal person.  The low self esteem that accompanies insecurity can lead to depression, social anxiety, and it can create a downward spiral of negative emotions that needs to be relieved.  Although insecurity is hard to control, you can help fight back with essential oils in aromatherapy.  Some people rely on relief by using drugs or unsafe chemicals with unknown side effects.  The powerful solution to depression and insecurity is a natural and safe way to combat the emotional ups and downs […]

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My Story dealing with Panic Attacks

Dealing with Panic Attacks One of the unfortunate outcomes from suffering from excessive stress and anxiety is a physical reaction of your body to the situation. It’s like your body is telling you that you need to rest for a moment. Except when you’re having a panic attack, it’s anything BUT restful. This is a long post, I know, but I promise you it is worth reading until the end. I want to share with you my own story dealing with panic attacks. I had my first panic attack while […]

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Best Essential Oils for Relaxation and a Good Night’s Sleep.

Essential Oils for Effective Relaxation Relaxation is an important part of a daily regimen.  Most people focus on daily work schedules, exercise, home care, taking care of children, and other personal chores for daily living.  Relaxation should always have a part of your day, but most people ignore the importance of relaxation and rest.  Resting the mind and body helps refresh energy and brings back a balance of body strength and fortitude.  Relaxation essential oils also induce a mindful state of calm that helps you forget of […]

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6 Things you can Do to self- treat a Panic Attack

Although it is not advisable to diagnose yourself with panic attack, it is really not sensible to wait until your supposed “attack” is over before you do something about it. Here are the things you must know so that when you feel that you are having an attack, you know what to do: 1. Understand what is a panic          attack Understand what panic attack is all about. Awareness is the most important weapon to combat panic attacks because when you feel or know […]

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