If you have a panic attack, you might believe that the intense and frightening sensations will overwhelm you. We all experience
setbacks. We all make mistakes, and bad things do happen. Most of the time, we’re able to cope with these things. However, when you underestimate your ability to cope, even a little thing can become a catastrophe at least in your anxious mind. Tyra’s belief that she couldn’t cope with losing Pete, her boyfriend, makes it difficult for her to enjoy her time with him.