‘Let the fears run through you’: What can free solo climbers teach us about overcoming anxiety disorders?

Free soloing – climbing without safety equipment – involves dealing with intense fear, not unlike that experienced by many individuals with anxiety disorders.

The mental skills these climbers use to manage their emotions while climbing can also be used by regular people with anxiety disorders to live fuller lives.

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Is mindfulness making you more anxious? Why you might be doing mindfulness wrong

If you struggle with fear and anxiety, mindfulness skills have incredible potential to enable you to live a richer, fuller and more meaningful life.

However, when mindfulness meditation is used as a technique to control unwanted thoughts and feelings, it can quickly become part of the problem instead of the solution.

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The 3-step approach guaranteed NOT to stop your panic attack

There is no technique or intervention that can stop a panic attack (and no need for one anyway since a panic attack subsides on its own).

Instead, try this powerful 3-step approach to let go of your struggle with panic attacks and conquer panic disorder.

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