This causes an autonomic nervous system shift from a sympathetic (fight or flight reaction) state to a parasympathetic response.
Use this for panic/anxiety attacks, exams, presentations.
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Tumblr got anxiety advice. Fuck yeah.
Read this earlier, and it helped me a lot tonight.
It’s also good because if you count the seconds you’re using the rational/logical part of your brain which distracts the irrational part that is causing the panic/anxiety attack. (I don’t know the actual science words for that but yeah)
“These “signs of life” provided very personal information about other people’s lives and the worlds unknown to me. And still, the most important part of those lives remained hidden. Today, when our lives are formed by social networks and you can learn anything you want to know about any one by a mere movement of your finger, I welcome mystery as something wonderful. To be free from virtual world, from the stream of information and knowledge, to be able to concentrate only on your perception of the reality around you, your own thoughts and fantasies…”