Knowing how to stay calm under pressure is important. In an ever-changing world where stress is a constant companion, those who can maintain their composure in the face of difficulties are admired for it. You may have seen this trait demonstrated by someone you know and wondered: ‘How do they stay so cool under pressure?’.
While everyone has a different threshold for dealing with stress, you can greatly enhance your ability to stay relaxed in all situations.
With practice, there’s no reason why anyone couldn’t learn to stand strong amidst life’s storms – just as serenely as if basking on a beach.
Control your reaction to stress with these strategies:
1. Maintain a positive perspective
2. Create an alter ego
3. Respond slowly
4. Build your self-confidence
6. Practice having a present-moment mindset
7. Relax your body and breathe deeply