Tips for dealing with social anxiety

Big crowds make you nervous? How about an one on one conversation? Don’t sweat it, its more common than you think. Situation: In class, the teacher asks you a question. The spotlight is on you. You start to panic because… You don’t want to be laughed at for the wrong answer. You start thinking about previous panic attacks. You are feeling weird body sensations. You want to impress... [Read more of this post]

How to relax while driving

Here are a few tips you can try to have a pleasant driving experience: Eliminate the rush The person in front of you is driving like they have no where to go and all day to get there. Yes, we’ve all been there. Some handle it by hurling expletives out the window, others may give the one finger salute. These road raging behaviors will raise your blood pressure and your stress levels. Whatever... [Read more of this post]

Why do I feel lightheaded during an attack?

Feeling lightheaded is a common, everyone has it from time to time. Generally lightheadedness somes from a drop in blood pressure, so the amount of blood going to the brain drops a bit. It could come from standing up to quickly or medications you are taking. Why only during panic attacks? Well, its probably from the amount of oxygen in your blood. When you have are having a panic attack, you begin... [Read more of this post]