Start by counting to

Start by counting to 100 by threes

This is just a distracting tactic. 

Get your body in hand first, and the mind will have a better chance to follow. Counting by threes will make you think about it a little and momentarily distract you from the panic, and you’ll have a better chance to think clearly.  Get control of your breathing, blood pressure, and pulse. 

Get and stay physically calm.

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