How do you calm someone with anxiety?

How to help someone having a panic attack
  1. Keep your cool. Speak to your friend calmly. …
  2. Ask how you can help. Ask your friend if they’ve had a panic attack before, and if they have, how you can help. …
  3. Focus on taking action. …
  4. Validate their distress.

What to say to someone who has anxiety?

Instead say: “I’m always here for you.”

If you don’t know what it’s like to have severe anxiety, be honest about that. But also let them know that you know it’s real for them and you want to be there to support them however you can.

What is the 3 3 3 rule for anxiety?

Follow the 3-3-3 rule.

Look around you and name three things you see. Then, name three sounds you hear. Finally, move three parts of your body — your ankle, fingers, or arm.