Under stress at work? Just remember: Don't believe what you think.
Our brains process information in two ways:
Our brains spend most of their time in fast mode. However, we should avoid relying on our fast brain when we are in a new situation or when we are under stress.
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Most of us are unable to do our best thinking when we're under stress at work. The problem is, it is often the time when we need to be at our best.
Even though we can't make stress go away, understanding how our brain is wired can help us to make better decisions.
With practice, you can learn to control your brain's knee-jerk reactions in distressing situations.
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