Many times anxiety has been described as a fear response to an imagined and real situation. The minute an individual experiences discomfort caused by being afraid, they are fooled into thinking that it is dangerous and treating it as such. There are three reactions one may have; flight, fight, and freeze. When the source of fear is more significant than the person but seems slower the person will run because they think it will not be able to catch them; if what is causing fear is small the person will become aggressive and try to fight it off; when the thing is bigger and faster, one will oftentimes freeze and hope it doesn’t see so well and that it goes away soon. Here are several steps one can take to overcome anxiety:
Pause and re-label
Many voices come to a person’s head when they have a panic attack. These voices do not offer solutions to the situation they state that things are the way they are, and that is it. They are much like the authoritative voices in life. They are often, scary, and wrong. A person needs to question the voices; find a better solution.
When a person has a panic attack, they will in most cases, throw things out of proportion. Worry takes everything out of context and creates a huge problem from nothing. In this step, your point is to narrow down what is troubling you and putting it in one box s you deal with that and no everything else. If for example if you are anxious about a job interview, it is best to remember that it is just a job interview and not the whole of your life that is breaking down or coming to an end. You will be required to …