Thursday, December 31, 2009
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Sunday, December 27, 2009
Saturday, December 26, 2009
One useful method in handling panic and anxiety attacks is relaxation techniques. Examples of relaxation techniques that can be used to aide patients are muscle relaxation, meditation, relaxed breathing and visualization, also known as guided imagery.
Inner achievement of calmness is real relaxation. Both the body and the mind have to be in relaxed mode when using relaxation techniques as a rule to manage these attacks. And learning real relaxation techniques can aid in handling warning signs such as teeth clenching, headaches, and hyperventilation.
To initiate your body into relaxed mode, start off by focusing on the body and suppressing the outside world. Put yourself in a relaxing position and rest your eyes. Just keep the eyelids at ease and heavy without closing them firmly, and allow your jaw to fall.
Start the relaxation method by concentrating on examining your body mentally. Begin scanning from the lower parts of your body, starting from the toes, working your way up to the legs, groins, torso, then the hands, fingers, then finally, the neck and head. Visualize your tension dissolving away as you concentrate on each body parts.
Once all the muscles in your body are relaxed, tighten the muscles in every part, moving from one section to another and count to five or more in each section. While you are doing this, allow your feelings to flow all the way through your psyche, without concentrating on them. It is difficult at times to do this. Say to yourself that you are perfectly calm and at ease.
Envision yourself in your own favorite place and start breathing slowly. Practice this method daily for five to ten minutes to manage panic and anxiety attacks.
Other different ways to manage panic and anxiety attacks is not to indulge into thinking of what could happen. Inform yourself to take care of the matters only when it is time. Do not fight the attacks but instead embrace them. Evaluate and put them off by using whatever relaxation methods you can.
Panic and anxiety attacks can also be handled by coping statements, in which you are talking yourself through the attack by using your voice and your mind. Use a steady and calm tone, and speak loudly, when using coping statements.
Thursday, December 24, 2009
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
For those who still haven't bought anything for their mom, here are just some of my gift ideas for women.
Women love to feel that they're special. Jewelries are special and rare, not to mention a little costly. If you want the person you're giving the gift to feel really special then buy her a necklace, ring or earnings.
Classic but it still works. Flowers are one of the best gifts that every woman would really appreciate.
Those are just some of our gift suggestions, hope you are ready to buy some gifts for Christmas now!
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
We like to take the family up to North to the family's lake cabin to go fishing.
Dave loves to catch Northern Pike, although he occasionally those gross rock bass with the red eyes. He owns an older fish finder, but I've been looking at a new Humminbird Fish Finder for him as a Christmas gift.
They are sometimes spelled hummingbird fish finders or Hummingbird Fish Finder, but it's the same thing.
Monday, November 2, 2009
They give reviews of the product Panic Away.
After taking so long to figure out how to cure panic attacks and anxiety attacks on my own, I found out about the product created by Joe Barry that has helped 1000's of people. If only I had discovered it earlier - I could have save myself years of worry and having to take medicine!
You can find the lenses at:
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Drugs - both legal and illegal drugs can play a part in the occurrence of panic attacks. Sometimes starting on a new depression medication can bring on attacks.
Family history - panic attacks are definitely inherited. If one or both parents have an anxiety disorder, there is a much greater chance of their children having it as well.
Past traumatic experiences - someone who has endured a terrifying situation earlier in their life may find that similar events later on bring on sudden attacks without them even being aware of what is going on.
When a person is going through an anxiety attack, panic treatment information may not be readily available. It's best to start looking for answers during quiet times when the person is rational and thinking straight. They never know when another attack may begin.
There is definitely help available for people who want to find the answers!
Panic and anxiety attacks occur when a person feel anxious about a particular situation. There are many symptoms, including breathing fast, increased pulse, sweats or chills, nausea or diarrhea.
The attacks appear suddenly, with no warning and even though they are not dangerous, can make the person feel like he is about to die.
As a matter of fact, many people end up in emergency rooms, thinking that they are having a heart attack. This can be very scary.
Usually there is an underlying reason for the panic attack, like a traumatic event suffered as a child.
There are several ways to treat panic attacks. Some involve medicine, some involve therapy, and some involve self-help methods. Many times, people use of combination of two or more of these.
There is no reason a person needs to suffer from anxiety. Having panic attacks information can make all the difference!
Friday, October 9, 2009
Sunday, September 27, 2009
My eyesight has gone down hill. I didn't think that happened until at least 50. To read things up close, I have to take off my glass. That is SO annoying.
When I get up in the morning, I can feel my joints creak and pop - yikes, I'm not 80!
I've noticed that I don't hear as well anymore. I've noticed that I often have to ask the children, "What did you say? I can't hear you." That drives me nuts, too.
Pugsly, our miniature schnauzer is going to be 13 on January 2. He is in the same boat as me. Bad eyesight, hearing, and joints. We are growing old together, although I don't know how much longer he will be around. Hopefully I will be here for many years to come!
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
At 09:09:09 am, I posted to my Facebook and Twitter accounts. That was pretty cool, because those posts are now documented for posterity.
Then the day became pretty anti-climactic. I guess I felt let down that I didn't have anything "really important" to do today. By the end of the evening I felt pretty darn depressed. I knew why I felt that way, so I wasn't worried. I just had to mourn a small sense of loss.
I am sure tomorrow will be much better!
PS - Notice the post time!