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The Stress Response

The Stress Response

All of us know this. It's self explanatory. Sweaty palms, nausea, muscular movements, faster heart rates and what not. We have all been through this a lot many times to know we're in stress. The human brain wasn't meant to deal with stress thousands of years ago. The occasional threat was a predator. All these physical changes were preparatory phase to fight and flight.

However today it means different. This stress response has the power to spoil our performance. Nervousness and anxiety make you commit mistakes.


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