The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.
90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress Sin order to remain calm and in control [TalentSmart]
For animals, intermittent stress is the bulk of what they experience, in the form of physical threats in their immediate environment.
Bulk of your stress is subjective and under your control. Top performers have well-honed coping strategies that they employ under stressful circumstances. This lowers their stress levels regardless of what’s happening in their environment, ensuring that the stress they experience is intermittent and not prolonged.
Appreciate What You Have
People who worked daily to cultivate an attitude of gratitude experienced improved mood, energy, and physical well-being [Research at University of California]
Avoid Asking “What If”
Things can go in a million different directions, and the more time you spend worrying about the possibilities, the less time you’ll spend focusing on taking action that will calm you down and keep your stress under control. Calm people know that asking “what if’’ will only take them to a place they don’t want—or need—to go…Continue Reading >>