Worry, anxiety and panic attack

worrying 6 Basic techniques in analyzing worry
We often imagine ourselves to be alone with our problems, when we in reality never are.

How To Stop Worry and Start Living
By Dale Carnegie
When we are not busy, our minds tend to become a near-vacuum. Every student of physics knows that "nature abhors a vacuum". The nearest thing to a vacuum that you and I will probably ever see is the inside of an incandescent electric-light bulb. Break that bulb-and nature forces air in to fill the theoretically empty space.
Nature also rushes in to fill the vacant mind. With what? Usually with emotions. Why? Because emotions of worry, fear, hate, jealousy, and envy are driven by primeval vigour and the dynamic energy of the jungle. Such emotions are so violent that they tend to drive out of our minds all peaceful, nappy thoughts and emotions.

James L. Mursell, professor of education, Teachers' College, Columbia, puts it very well when he says: "Worry is most apt to ride you ragged not when you are in action, but when the day's work is done. Your imagination can run riot then and bring up all sorts of ridiculous possibilities and magnify each little blunder. At such a time," he continues, "your mind is like a motor operating without its load. It races and threatens to burn out its bearings or even to tear itself to bits. The remedy for worry is to get completely occupied doing something constructive."
If you and I don't keep busy-if we sit around and brood- we will hatch out a whole flock of what Charles Darwin used to call the "wibber gibbers". And the "wibber gibbers" are nothing but old-fashioned gremlins that will run us hollow and destroy our power of action and our power of will.
George Bernard Shaw was right. He summed it all up when he said: "The secret of being miserable is to have the leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not." So don't bother to think about it!
Spit on your hands and get busy. Your blood will start circulating; your mind will start ticking –and pretty soon this whole positive upsurge of life in your body will drive worry from your mind. Get busy. Keep busy. It's the cheapest kind of medicine there is on this earth-and one of the best.
To break the worry habit, here is:
Rule 1: Keep busy. The worried person must lose himself in action, lest be wither in despair.
Start from here: How To Stop Worry and Start Living video
1. Get the facts.
2. Analyse the facts.
3. Arrive at a decision-and then act on that decision.
More  chapters here: http://www.trans4mind.com/Carnagie.pdf
or in audio format :
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMtMru3uS-o
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