Posts by Krista Lester

Krista Lester is creator of the @BunnyBuddhism Twitter feed and author of Bunny Buddhism: Hopping Along the Path to Enlightenment. She is a writer, teacher, meditation practitioner and yoga enthusiast, who shares her story in hopes that it may help others who suffer. To buy the book or keep up with her latest news, visit http://BunnyBuddhism.com.

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How to Beat Panic Attacks: 3 Simple Mindfulness Techniques

“By living deeply in the present moment we can understand the past better and we can prepare for a better future.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

When I was in high school, a hit-and-run car accident changed my world. My boyfriend at the time lost his nineteen-year-old brother to the accident. I had never met his brother, but it didn’t matter; a dark veil had been cast over my life.

In the days, weeks, months, and years following the accident, I sank into a deeper and deeper depression. I started to have panic attacks and I cut myself daily, trying to feel …