Mental Grounding during a Panic Attack
When having a panic attack, we fall in a state of disarray and lose all sense of
control. In such a situation, it is important to ground ourselves.
Here are some ways to mentally ground yourself while experiencing a panic
1. Narrate your environment in detail: Using all your senses, narrate your
environment. For eg, "The walls are white", "The table is made from wood",
"This snack is salty", "The birds are chirping outside".
2. Describe an everyday activity in detail: Narrate