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Everyone’s been in that situation when you’ve either had been having a panic attack or anxiety attack. Or both. So, what do you do when you’re having one? These 5 steps have been proven to work.
1. Take a moment to breathe. Sometimes when we’re having an actual attack we forget to breathe. What works for me is to take a deep breath in and count to 5, slowly. Then let it out and count to 5, again. It repeat that until I feel better.
2. The 5-4-3-2-1 method. This method always works, I tell my friends to do this too. Look at 5 objects and think about what separates them from each other. Listen for 4 sounds and think about how they sound. Touch 3 objects, think about how they feel. Identify 2 smells. And list 1 thing you can taste. The 5-4-3-2-1 method brings you back to reality and it’s scientifically proven to help because it takes your mind off of the attack.
3. Go for a little walk. Getting out of the environment that triggered your attack can sometimes help. It also helps you get out of your head for a little bit.
4. I talk to my friends because it gives me a sense of relief. And it distracts me from the thought of my attack. And it’s nice to just get whatever you’re stressed, anxious or nervous about off of your chest.
Due to the tumultuous year of pandemic restrictions and Covid scares, THON was held virtually in 2021
5. Try to recognize you’re having an attack. If you recognize you’re having an attack, it helps to realize it. It’s a mental thing, I’m pretty sure.
Long story short, we all have panic/anxiety attacks. I don’t think I’ve met one person so far who hasn’t mixxxer dla gejÃ³w struggled with these. I hope this article helped and you picked something new up from this article.
The Penn State community came together last weekend Feb. 18-20 to participate in the 50th THON, a 46-hour no sitting no sleeping dance marathon. THON is the world’s largest student-run philanthropy.
The combined efforts of donors accumulated a total of $13.7 million for the Four Diamonds fund, which financially cares for pediatric cancer patients and their families. Thanks to THON, not one family has ever seen a medical bill.
With proof of vaccination, a negative Covid test, and masking, THON was back in the Bryce Jordan Center (BJC) this year. More than 700 dancers stood at 6 p.m. on Friday, kicking off the weekend’s events.
The first national acts took place Friday evening. DJ Dosk and Chelsea Cutler performed in front of a packed BJC, keeping the energy alive. Dancers enjoyed their first meals and watched as sororities, fraternities, and other organizations danced with them for the entirety of the night.
The famous line dance was introduced, recapping the year’s events in a catchy sing-along dance routine. Some of the major events included Betty White’s death, El Jefe’s opening downtown, the new arboretum project, and President Barron’s retirement paired to popular tracks like Toxic by Britney Spears and Good 4 U by Olivia Rodrigo.
Saturday brought more special events, like the pep rally featuring Penn State athletic teams competing in a dance off for the reigning title. Men’s soccer took home the crown after performing in front of thousands of spectators who were wearing matching white pep rally t-shirts.
Penn State head football coach James Franklin made a special appearance and introduced LA Rams Super Bowl champ Nick Scott to the crowd. Other special guests included Pat Freiermuth, Sandy Barbour, and Micah Shrewsberry.