Have You Ever Had a Moment where you Wondered: Am I Having a Heart Attack? What is Wrong with Me?
Your heart is pounding, palms and feet sweating, the hair on your head feels like it’s standing on end, and you realize you’ve been holding your breath! You are wondering if you’re having a heart attack or something worse and a feeling of heaviness and dread takes over your entire being, creating a huge knot in the pit of your stomach.
You, my friend, are having a panic attack!
You can’t think straight, your fingers feel tingly and it seems like a gazillion different thoughts are jumping around from one to another, making no sense at all.
This is one of the most horrible feelings in the world. It seems like everyone can tell you’ve lost your mind and you’re not sure if you’re going to pass out, scream or throw something, there’s no control, no peace.
Nobody wants to feel this way and it can be very scary when it happens to YOU.
Why do people have these fits of extreme anxiety?
There are a variety of reasons you may be experiencing panic or anxiety. Anxiety is typically caused by thoughts you’re having about the future or things that you have no control over right now.
The good news is, this kind of anxiety can be controlled by making a few adjustments. You can get control back and feel better. I'll share some tips below.
What's the Difference Between Anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD?
There’s another kind of panic and anxiety that is triggered by past trauma’s or events that are charged with a great deal of emotional or fear-based energy. This is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and it can happen to anyone. We most often associate it with our military members who’ve experienced horrible atrocities, or sometimes someone who witnesses a horrific accident or is a victim of rape or other kinds of violence.
The memory of the event and the strong emotional energy is stored in the subconscious mind and can be triggered by unknown situations, as if the experience were happening again. This can cause a lot of physical reaction as well.
With Covid19 economic closure, you may be experiencing something like panic or anxiety due to the uncertainty of the times we’re living in.
Uncertainty can be a big culprit of anxiety and panic.
Hypnosis has been used for decades to help ease the effects of anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
There are a variety of tools and techniques which fall under the “hypnosis” or Hypnotherapy umbrella, including Emotional Freedom Technique or “tapping,” reframing the experience into something more pleasant, or diffusing the chaotic or intense emotional energy attached to the event.
A Few Helpful Therapies Can be Engaged.
Regression therapy can also be helpful for some. Forgiveness meditations, breathwork, meditation and so much more. Neuro-Linguistic Programming facilitated by a master Hypnotist can be extremely helpful to break the “spell” of concern.
In any case, Hypnosis is a GREAT way to overcome areas of your life where you’re feeling stuck or challenged in some way because during the relaxed state of Hypnosis you are working with the part of your mind causing the problem.
Your Subconscious Mind is Where All Your Memories and Emotions are Stored and Is the Part of You In Charge of Your Physical Body. The Mind and Body are One.
Here are a couple of quick tips to help you through a panic attack.
First, recognize what is happening and pay attention to your thoughts. Right away you will probably become aware that your thoughts are of the scary kind.
Next, feel your feet on the floor or ground and take a slow deep breath through your nose and down into your belly, hold it, then blow the air out of your mouth, in a controlled exhale, as if you were breathing out of a large straw. Let all the air out of your lungs and hold the breath again, inhale and repeat 6-10 times.
Six Deep Breaths Will Cause Changes in Your Brain!
According to the world's leading Neuro-Scientists taking at least 6 of these deep breaths, actually cause changes to your brain, allowing both left and right hemispheres of your brain to balance, releasing beautiful brain chemicals of happiness and an ensuing feeling of peace in your body.
Are You Ready to Gain Back Control of Your Own Life and Behaviors? Then give me a call and let's talk. Why continue to carry around the burden of stress and anxiety when a Hypnosis Program can help you for the rest of your life?