What happens when the tension falls away?

I’ve heard people say, ‘meditation makes me anxious’.

No, meditation shows you how anxious you have always been. My coach said that, and he was right. It brought me back to five years ago.

I had begun going through EMDR therapy at the time of my separation from my fiancé. My therapist asked me to meditate for two minutes, to see what happened.

What happened was, I experienced a panic attack. I struggled to breathe, and felt like my chest was going to collapse. It felt like my world was crumbling. I was going…