How to Slow Down Your Racing Heartbeat When Feeling Anxious

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Steve Pavilanis is a normal everyday guy who suffered from extreme social anxiety and panic attacks for over five years. He knows what it's like ...Read More

One of the most common and frightening symptoms of anxiety is a racing heartbeat.  When I was suffering from frequent panic attacks, my heart would beat so furiously that I worried I was having a heart attack.  The following technique can be used to help calm yourself down and return your heartbeat to a more normal pace when feeling anxious.

It all starts with a deep breath…


I’ve used this technique to overcome panic attacks when flying, stuck in traffic, and before public speaking.  It helps provide immediate relief and can snap you out of an anxious state of mind.  When anxiety arises, give it a try.

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