NATIONAL PANIC DAY
The fact that there is a National Panic Day may cause some to panic and wonder why we need to celebrate something that causes such chaos in our lives. Panic is defined as a sudden, extreme, uncontrollable fear or anxiety that often causes unreasonable, irrational, unthinking behavior. This day is celebrated on March 9th, as a day to recognize how stressful life has become and see what can be done to minimize the effects. It is a day devoted to embracing the underlying panic that fills many of us on a daily basis and to celebrate the constant fear we all live in. We don’t know about you but celebrating the constant fear we all live in seems a bit on the bizarre side – but to each his own. If you feel okay celebrating your panic then enjoy yourself.
When is National Panic Day?
This holiday is celebrated every year on March 9th.
How is National Panic Day Celebrated?
- Gather friends to have a horror movie marathon and vote on the one that is the scariest.
- Conversely, watch comedies and Disney movies to keep your stress at bay.
- Purchase and/or distribute “Keep Calm” posters.
- Have some fun with the holiday, run around your house yelling, waving your arms and letting off steam.
- May we suggest meditating?
- Take a deep breath – it really helps!
National Panic Day Trivia/Facts:
- This day is supposedly one of the copyrighted Wellcat Holidays invented by Ruth and Thomas Roy.
- Panic is defined as a sudden, extreme, uncontrollable fear or anxiety that often causes unreasonable, irrational, unthinking behavior.
- Panic at the Disco is a famous rock band.
Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on March 9th:
- Amerigo Vespucci – Italian explorer
- Ornette Coleman – Jazz saxophonist
- Eddie Foy – Singer/dancer
- Raul Julia – Actor
- Bobby Fischer – Chess champion
- Oscar Isaac – Actor
- Mickey Spillane – Mystery writer
Other interesting holidays celebrated in March include National Cereal Day, National Joe Day and National Potato Chip Day.