A practice that can help you get out of your head and into the body via your five senses. This exercise is helpful when feeling anxious or early onset of a panic attack. The rationale is that what is happening in the present moment is oftentimes more neutral (e.g., one of the things happening in this moment is you reading this resource guide), as opposed to what’s happening in your mind, which can imagine all kinds of worst-case scenarios.
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