71 results for "panic attack"


4 Ways to Curb a Panic Attack  

Through mindfulness practice we can change the relationship we have with the anxious thoughts and feelings that surface during a panic attack. Read More 

  • Jamie Price
  • November 3, 2016

ABC’s Dan Harris Turns To Meditation After On-Air Panic Attack 

When news anchor Dan Harris had an on-air panic attack in 2004, it prompted him to visit a psychiatrist and find a way to cope with his “well-hidden and well-managed” drug use and depression—both of which had developed after he returned from covering the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, and Palestine. In his book, […] Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • February 13, 2014
anxious brain
Mental Health

A Meditation for Investigating Panic Attacks 

A great many people who suffer with panic attacks experience feeling as though they are losing control and going crazy. Some people describe feeling a disconnect from reality that scares and confuses them. You may feel completely helpless, as though there is nothing you can do and no one can help you. You literally […] Read More 

  • Bob Stahl
  • June 5, 2019
Mental Health

Calming the Rush of Panic in Your Body 

[…] it. Remember, there is no other place to go, nothing else you need to do, and no one you have to be right now. In regard to panic, when you become mindful that you are in a state of panic, you can begin to respond to it in a way that lessens its intensity […] Read More 

  • Bob Stahl
  • August 23, 2016
woman balances on wire

Find Balance During a Moment of Panic 

There’s nothing worse than having a panic attack in public, like during a meeting at work or when you’re waiting in line at a market or gas station. Your panic may inflame your body like a raging inferno. Physically, you may feel dizzy or reel with fear and bewilderment. Some people have described a sensation of […] Read More 

  • Bob Stahl
  • July 26, 2018

A Simple Breathing Practice to Keep Panic at Bay 

[…] at my seventeen-year-old daughter and watch nervously as her eyes grow gradually wide, my mind quickly registering her expression—she is teetering on the precipice of a full-blown panic attack. In a whispered voice, I firmly instruct her to close her eyes and take deep breaths, lengthening each exhale. I reassure her that we will […] Read More 

  • Shonda Moralis
  • March 9, 2020
Mental Health

How to Meditate with Anxiety 

Explore how mindfulness and meditation can help soften feelings of anxiousness, reduce stress, and calm a panic attack in our new mindful guide to meditation for anxiety. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • June 30, 2021


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