“These are just anxiety symptoms. – It’s just ADRENALINE”
These are normal feelings of anxiety in an exaggerated form. This can happen ‘out of the blue’ for no clear reason.
“I am in no danger at all”
I am NOT in any actual danger either physically or mentally
“My body is trying to HELP me – it’s just a mistake”
My body thinks I am in danger and is trying to help with the fight or flight response..
“Everything is ok.. (Let go – smile) there’s no danger”
“Stop stirring – why add more fear – let it settle”
I am causing more adrenaline by adding fear – let it be – let it happen
“Let go towards it – even just a bit”
“It takes TIME for it to settle down”
“This WILL PASS – adrenaline cannot be produced forever”
The body can never remain at an intense level of panic indefinitely – it MUST always die down. Adrenaline has a LIMIT.
“It’s just the Panic Cycle – nothing else – no big deal”
“Go ahead.. do your worst..”
Its just sensations – it just FEELS scary That’s all.
“It’s my OWN fear that keeps this going – nothing else”
There is nothing happening ‘to me’
“It’s normal to feel afraid – these sensations are very uncomfortable”
Of COURSE it is understandable – who WOULDN’T be afraid!
“Here it comes again – that’s ok – it comes in waves”
Float with the feelings – ride the waves
“I have felt this many times now and nothing happened except I felt terrified – it will be the same now – nothing dangerous is going to happen – it is just anxiety”
“This is a GREAT OPPORTUNITY to put my new understanding to the test – the more I do that the less I will fear panic and when I lose my fear of panic it will STOP happening”
“Even if I panic all day I am still in no danger – It is still just adrenaline – It will pass eventually.”