Having Heart: Can We Rethink Life’s Stresses?

What if the learner’s fear could be construed as a positive challenge? What a skier—or anyone—could be made to believe that the pounding and fluttering were actually a resource, tools for enhanced performance?

If you look at stress in positive light, “reappraise arousal,” and get excited about the forthcoming challenge you’re more likely to have positive results.  

It’s just a simple mind hack.  Change your focus, change your perspective, increase focus and “physiological toughness.”  

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By Wells Baum

Wells Baum is a daily blogger who writes about Life & Arts. He's also the author of and four books.