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panic attack

I'm A Psychologist Who Struggled With Debilitating Panic Attacks. Here's How I Healed

"I tell this story because I want you to know that anybody can experience panic attacks or mental health struggles. Life happens."

Perpetua Neo, DClinPsy
September 4 2016

Why You REALLY Get Panic Attacks + How To Make 'Em Stop

Give yourself permission to feel your feelings — all them. Don’t question whether they’re worthy. Don’t judge yourself as self-indulgent.

Leslie Carr, PsyD
August 8 2016

A Psychologist's 5 Essential Tips For Stopping A Panic Attack

These might just be the only tips simple enough for us to ACTUALLY remember them next time we feel a panic attack coming on.

Perpetua Neo, DClinPsy
July 27 2016

The One Thing You Should Do If You're Having A Panic Attack

Here's what you should do the next time you have a panic attack.

Light Watkins
July 11 2016

How To Recognize A Panic Attack + Stop It In Its Tracks

​Maybe you’ve felt it—the tightness in your chest, the thumping of your heart, the sweat breaking out on your temples. It’s not just ordinary...

Jamison Monroe
June 12 2016

What It's Really Like To Live With Severe Anxiety (From Someone Who's Been There)

While my friends and family enjoyed life’s simplest pleasures, I spent years frequently burdened by fear, hesitation, and uncertainty. My reservations...

Quentin Vennie
January 8 2016

A Guided Visualization To Help You Overcome Anxiety & Panic Attacks

The world seemed like a scary and unpredictable place, and being hypersensitive made me feel especially vulnerable.

Jessica McKay
December 2 2015

I Had Agoraphobia For 30 Years. Here's How I Healed

Not all agoraphobics are so terrified of being in the outside world that they have to remain inside their dens. I should know. I was agoraphobic for...

Hal Mathew
October 9 2014

Why My Panic Disorder Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me

Sitting in my graduate classroom on the Wilfrid Laurier University campus in Waterloo, Ontario, I had my first panic attack. It was 2:11 p.m. on a...

Charlene Richard
August 28 2014

3 Things My Panic Attacks Taught Me About Happiness

Being diagnosed with a mental health disorder was not something I had on my bucket list. My idea of adventure was jet skiing in the south of France or...

Quentin Vennie
July 23 2014

Why A Week In A Psychiatric Hospital Was A Gift

I can trace back my first panic attack to a week after my mom died in 2009. I decided I needed to get away after dropping everything in my life...

Michelle Bland
June 26 2013

Yoga Practice Helped Heal Me After An Abusive Relationship

I think there are defining moments in each of our lives. Moments that change us forever. Moments that challenge how we view the world, and how we view...

Amy Thomas
February 26 2013

Addictive Personality: How I Made It My Healthiest Trait

Over the years, studies have been conducted to examine the connection between addiction and genetics. Many of these studies have suggested there is no...

Quentin Vennie
February 23 2013