How to cope under pressure, according to psychology
"Anytime you have low expectations for performance, you tend to sink down and meet those low expectations. Self-affirmation is a way to neutralize that threat."
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Most people see "pressure situations" as threatening, and that makes them perform even less well.
But, "when you see the ...
Is this high-pressure situation a good opportunity? Sure. Is it the only opportunity you will ever have for the rest of your life? Probably not.
Before an interview or a big meeting, give yourself a pep talk: "I will have other interviews" (or presentations or sales calls).
Instead of worrying about the outcome, worry about the task at hand.
That means developing tunnel vision. When you keep your eye on the task at hand (and only the task at hand), all you can see is the concrete steps necessary to excel.
We become stressful or anxious while packing for a trip, due to us going out of our comfort zone, or in front of uncomfortable and different people.
Our previous good (or bad) travel experien...
Wheeled luggage is generally seen as a convenience, but is, in fact, a constraint, as once a heavy and large suitcase is with you, you are bound to 'wheel' it around everywhere, cutting down your travel options.
Light packing relaxes you and facilitates spontaneous travel, a minimalistic packing done in a backpack or a shoulder bag works best.
Chronic overpacking, while it seems logical as people can need so many things, is a hassle for travel, as there is so much to worry about and carry along.
Too much baggage leads to a baggage-heavy mindset.
Is any relationship between people who don’t support each other, where there’s conflict and one seeks to undermine the other, where there is competition and there is disrespect....
People who consistently undermine or cause harm to a partner (whether intentionally or not) often have a reason for their behavior, even if it’s subconscious.
Maybe they were in a toxic relationship, either romantically or as a child. Maybe they didn’t have the most supportive, loving upbringing. They could have been bullied in school. They could be suffering from an undiagnosed mental health disorder.
The most serious warning signs include any form of violence, abuse or harassment, which should be dealt with immediately. But in many cases, the indicators of a toxic relationship are much more subtle: Persistent unhappiness, negative shifts in your mental health, personality or self-esteem, feeling like you can’t talk with or voice concerns to your significant other.