When you have finished reading this article, you will learn how to stop anxiety attacks. You will learn the key to stopping these troublesome attacks and how to use self-talking, coping statements to deflect your negative thoughts and reduce the impact of anxiety. So be sure to read from this article from this point to the very end.
How differ are your anxiety attacks?
how would you rate the severity of your anxiety attacks on the 1 to 10 scale? If you would write them at six or higher, the first thing you should do is see your family physician or health care provider. This is because you will most likely need a prescription medications such as Elavil, Xanax or Valium. You may also need to combine one of these drugs with some therapy such as cognitive behavior therapy.
How to stop these troublesome attacks disclosed
The first trick to stopping an anxiety attack is a technique called thought stoppage. In this trek, you tell yourself firmly but surely STOP! These thoughts I am experiencing are not real and they are not good for me. I will think differently and move in a better direction.
How to stop the attack and help yourself feel better
The second trick to stopping these troublesome attacks is to use self-talk, coping statements. These are statements you tell yourself out loud and repeat them over and over. You may not believe these statements at first but as you continue to repeat them, you will come to believe them.
For example, here are some of the self-talk statements you might use to stop an anxiety attack:
-I am going to be OK. I know my feelings and thoughts are not always rational. I'm just going to calm down, relax and everything will be all right.
-Right now I have feelings I do not like. However, they will be soon soon and I will be fine. For now, I'm going to do focus on doing something else.
-I know that this attack is not dangerous. It just makes me feel uncomfortable. I will just continue with what I am doing or I will find something different to do.
-I have been able to stop these negative thoughts before and I can do it again right now. I know I am becoming better at deflecting these negative thoughts and this makes me happy.
-I know these attacks are not dangerous. They just make me feel uncomfortable. I will just continue with what I am doing and I will stop these negative thoughts.