Present Tense Affirmations I am calm I am able to let go of panic I have a serene life I am a relaxed person I am in control I am safe and secure I breathe easily and naturally I am able to mentally detach from panic attacks I have confidence I am free from panic attacks
Future Tense Affirmations I will eliminate panic attacks I will stay calm under pressure I will stay in control I will remind myself that I am safe I will be okay I will control my breathing I will maintain focus and control I am feeling more relaxed I will focus on my breathing I will overcome panic feelings
Natural Affirmations Handling pressure is easy for me Staying calm feels natural Feeling safe is easy Others see me as relaxed and calm My life is calm Taking deep breaths helps me relax I can easily let go of a panic attack Controlling my breathing comes naturally Everything is okay in my life My breathing is controlled
I used some of these while controlling my breathing to contain my anxiety about my vaccine, but also using mindfulness simply observed my anxiety like I was watching myself from a street corner and withholding judgment on myself for being anxious. It helped.
“And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned into a pillar of salt. So it goes.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five