i realised what i was doing wrong for sure probably about 6 weeks ago and did something about it straight away. You can start this second.Everyone's case is different, but how long did it take you from the time you realized this to the time it stopped being an issue?
now i experience next to nothing anxiety, you could beat anxiety this second but, habits are hard break after so long.
You basically have to provoke anxiety so you can practise riding that fear, which usually doesn't come because you have stopped fearing it.
This is where you have to let go of tension completely, in your shoulders, in your stomach, back of throat, all these places and really let the anxiety come to you when ever it feels like coming. also breath normally.
You have to face your adrenalin and all your fears head on. with out pulling out at the last minute,<-- this is the key.
MY thought process of anxiety and DP/DR.
- i have an intruding thought...CAN NOT have anxiety.
- i have left the house.... i CAN NOT have anxiety.
- i feel like i am in a dream ....i CAN NOT have anxiety.
- just about anything. basically saying to myself you CAN NOT have anxiety/fear.
i discovered without fear of anxiety i have no anxiety and no anxiety disorder. NOTHING.
i also discovered that i am NOT AFRAID of DP/DR itself (probably because it is nothing new ha) ....it is the anxiety attached that was really scaring me.
This is all because people said "you have to not fear to cure yourself", and that in turn made me
FEAR .. FEARING.
and now i look back and i know that this is the source of nearly, if not all my problems, i even think this is what i did to give me DP/DR .
onwards and upwards !!