- Relaxation techniques actually work.
- Can push you to be better.
- Has a clear beginning, middle and end.
- Triggered by a specific event.
- An expected reaction to a difficult situation.
- Initiates cognitive and physical symptoms (racing thoughts/palpitations)
- Leads to safety behaviours (avoidance/controlling)
- Feels never-ending and can go on for months.
- Fear response is disproportionate, even for everyday activities.
- An unexpected reaction, even for everyday activities.