(1) What would you do if your friend, Mary that is queueing up with you, is feeling flustered and anxious?
(a) Tell her that her anxiety will subside
(d) Ask her if she would like to move elsewhere
(b) Tell her jokes to make her laugh
(c) Calm her down and reassure her
Oh no , there are so many people staring at me , I feel anxious
With (a) chosen, (2) What would you do next?
(a) Apologise and ask for another friend for help
(b) Ask for assistance from a teacher
(c) Distract her by doing silly things to make her laugh
(d) Tell her to breathe slowly and be there for her
This is the end of Situation 1.
After doing breathing exercises, I feel more relaxed now.
By choosing (a) for Question 1, you have invalidated her feelings and may have exacerbated the possible anxiety attack. You have earned 0 points. By choosing (d) for Question 2, you helped her to manage her upcoming anxiety attack and calm her down the appropriate way. You have earned 2 points. In the end, you managed to handle her anxiety attack in the correct way despite making the wrong move in the first question. Total Points: 2/4