There is no reason to The Lost Book Of Remedies fear going into the woods if you know just a few simple things. The most important two are to stay calm and stay positive. Here are the other tips that will help you get found fast and be as comfortable as possible until you are found.
Always tell another person where you are going. And go there. If at all possible, tell someone you live with where you are going and when you expect to come back. Do not just say you are going "hiking" -- say what your destination is. Tell them not to worry unless you are not back by, say, 8pm that night. It is also very wise to use the trail registers at most national parks. That way the ranger will know when you were actually at the head of the trail, and where you said you were going at that time.