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how to get over it - October 23rd 2010, 11:40 PM

well when i go to new places with my friends or field trips i get really bad anxietys i get shaky and really sick and i get anxiety for other reason any suggestions on how to calm down or convice myself not to freak out about it and get anxious about it cuz ontime i had to see one of our medics that goes places with us cuz i amin a jrotc program and we go places that require for medics cuz of altitude and stuff any ways since im not dinosed with it i couldnt say i had it so how do i calm my self down i tried music and breathing and just talking to myself saying its no big deal i am safe with my friends and there chaphornes and nothing will happen i tried that anyother suggesitons




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Re: how to get over it - October 26th 2010, 12:25 AM

It definately takes a while to master the art of calming yourself down. Anxiety attacks are caused by irrational thinking so it is difficult to stop and get your brain to start thinking rationally and then actually convince your mind you are ok. Even if breathing doesn't help right away continue with it. All these things take time so don't give up. Try counting when you are breathing and close your eyes. Tell yourself you are ok. People are here to help you. You've have anxiety before and you've gotten through it so you can do it again. Ask yourself what is the worst that can happen. Also, what helps me is asking friends to like tell me a story or something when I feel my anxiety coming on. Then most of the time I'm able to avoid it before it gets really bad. Let me know if you need anything else!


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