PACE for anxiety attacks (brain gym exercise)

This will calm you down, allowing you to focus on the task at hand. Saved me when I had panic attacks. PACE stands for Positive, Active, Clear & Energetic. E. Drink water C. Brain Buttons: place one hand over the navel. With the other hand, massage the areas on either side of the sternum below the collar bone. Change hand (30 sec/hand) A. Cross Crawl: Touch hand to opposite knee and vice versa. Do this SLOWLY for approximately 2 minutes. Move shoulders and breathe. P. Hook Ups – Part1: Sit. Cross ankles. Stretch out arms, cross them and place palms together. Lace fingers and bring hands under and up to rest under chin. Close eyes, inhale through nose and place tongue on hard palette behind teeth. Drop tongue as you exhale. SLOW, STEADY breaths. Do as long as you want. Hook Ups – Part2: Uncross ankles and arms. Lightly touch fingertips together with both hands. Close eyes, inhale through nose and place tongue on hard palette behind teeth. Drop tongue as you exhale. SLOW, STEADY breaths. Do as long as you want. Slowly come back to reality and notice what your body feels.
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