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originally posted by: seventhinline
a reply to: Toolman18
Go somewhere no one knows you, and act like a fool. Go up to people you do not know, get attention, eventually you will realize we are all just people struggling through life, and that everyone is anxious. There is nothing to fear, and the worst that can happen is they reject you and your back to where you started. But without putting yourself out there you will forever remain where you started.
I've found shallow breathing to pretty much make my anxiety and panic attacks nonexistent pretty much overnight. I used to take deep breaths thinking it would help, but I found them to actually make things worse. Now I take slow, shallow breaths and can finally do things like drink coffee again without any real anxiety. I haven't tried all the exercises, but more information on this theory can be found by looking up the Buteyko breathing method.
I can tell you the exact moment it happened though and I haven't been right since. But the cause is just that. Not a solution.
How the # would you know anything about my job? And if you do happen to know me I would be interested in what job I didn't do.
I missed a job this morning because I was shaking so bad I had a hard time just driving. This is a really big deal and I have know idea how to control it.