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Published:July 27th, 2014 14:12 EST
5 Quick Tips To Overcome A Panic Attack

5 Quick Tips To Overcome A Panic Attack

By Stan Popovich

It can be tough to have to deal with panic attacks and your other fears in your life. Experiencing a panic attack can be very scary for some people. The good news is that there are ways to deal with your anxieties. Here are 5 quick tips on how a person can use to manage their panic attacks.

1. Distract Yourself: When experiencing a panic attack, a person should slow down and take a deep breathe. After doing this, try to do something that will distract you from your current situation. A person could take a walk, read a book or do something that they like to do. This small break will distract you and give you some space from your stressful event.

2.  Find the Source of Your Fear: Another way to manage your panic attacks is to find out what is causing your panic attacks. If you are not sure then talk to a counselor who can give you some reasons on what is causing this. Once you know the source of your panic attacks, they will become easier to manage.

3. Learn how to manage your panic attacks. A lot of panic attacks are based on fear. If you can manage the fear, you will be able to manage your panic attacks. The key is to find those techniques that will decrease your particular fear. Again, seek the services of a professional who can help you with this.

4. Manage Your Thoughts Negative Thoughts. Negative and fearful thoughts usually are behind panic attacks. The next time you experience a negative or scary thought, get into the practice of not dwelling on these thoughts. It can be tough, but try to look beyond those negative thoughts. Try to focus on the facts and reality of the situation instead of focusing on your fears.

Take advantage of the help that is available around you. If possible, talk to a professional who can help you manage your depression and anxieties. They will be able to provide you with additional advice and insights on how to deal with your current problem. By talking to a professional, a person will be helping themselves in the long run because they will become better able to deal with their problems in the future. It never hurts to ask for help.


Remember that all you can do is to do your best each day, hope for the best, and take things in stride. Patience, persistence, education, and being committed in trying to solve your problem will go a long way in fixing your problems.


Stan Popovich is the author of A Layman`s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods - an easy to read book that presents a general overview of techniques that are effective in managing persistent fears and anxieties. For more information please visit Stan`s website at