January 11, 2017 2 min read
Diving is a great way to see our world’s beautiful oceans up-close. Diving truly is an unparalleled experience, allowing you to interact with sea life and take amazing pictures like no other. However, despite the safety precautions put in place to prevent accidents from happening, some first-timers may still be a little nervous.
Even experienced divers can be nervous of equipment malfunctioning or of possible accidents, so don’t worry. Here are some tips on how to deal with any anxiety while underwater:
Signs of Anxiety Attack
If you ever feel yourself experiencing one of the following symptoms, then take a deep breath, relax, and calmly seek out the help of another diver. Some of the key signs of a panic attack include:
Ways to Manage Anxiety
Anxiety is manageable if you know how to control it, and don’t get discouraged if you feel nervous during a dive. Almost everyone at some point in their time diving will experience anxiety, so just remember to stay calm.
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