Quentin Vennie thought his anxiety would be the death of him. Literally.
"My grandfather died from a heart attack," the life coach recounted in a HuffPost Live interview on Thursday. "So whenever I would have an anxiety or panic attack, it would be heightened by that fear that I'm having that exact same thing that took someone closest from me away."
As a result, Vennie refused to travel to places without a hospital nearby and often tethered himself to the parking lots of medical facilities.
"I would sleep in my car in the parking lot of a hospital after having an anxiety attack, " he explained. "Just in case I had another one, [so as to be] in close proximity to doctors and somewhere I could get help."
Watch the clip above to see how Quentin Vennie quelled his anxiety, and watch the full HuffPost Live segment on anxiety here.