Anxiety and panic attacks usually happen at the most inconvenient time. You can't exactly do a 20 minute mindful meditation in the middle of an exam, but there are other things that you can do. Here are nine things that you can do if you need to calm down in a hurry—some of them you could even do in the middle of an exam:
Let's talk about getting high. Many people turn to alcohol and other drugs to get a high, to find some relief from the stress of life, or to escape. There are other ways to get a high that do not have the same risks and possible side effects. Here are just a few:
It's Mental Health Week. Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation that provides early intervention and support to 12-25 year-olds. Their website is full of information, articles and interactive activities. You can find them at https://headspace.org.au.