Learn what many public speakers, great lawyers, high-profile athletes do when they experience anxiety. They quickly and easily switch anxiety to the feeling of excitement! They perform better! The process is called “Anxiety Reappraisal.” And multiple studies show that it works! Emotional reappraisal: “A form of cognitive change that involves…
False Evidence Appearing Real
- Focus on my breathing. I sit down with closed eyes and then just focus on the air going in and out of my nose. I do that for 1-2 minutes while making sure that I take calm and slightly deep breathes than I usually do and I breathe with my belly (and not my chest).
- Focus on what is around me for 1-2 minutes. The people going by out on the street. The slight draft from one of the windows. The warmth from the radiator. The snow slowly falling outside my window and the soft clothes on my skin. This brings my attention fully back to what is here right now.