A number of factors can influence our tendency to freak out during intense situations including a genetic predisposition to anxiety.
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1. Focus on Now
Our brains are designed to anticipate danger. “For many people, this creates a flow of threats that’s hard to turn off,” says Breuning. “Adept problem-solvers focus on the immediate issue.”
2. Remember Your Resilience
An overwhelming situation can be compounded by a fear that you’re unprepared and that it will end badly.
Gielan argues that you can override these default settings by keeping a mental list of stressful events you’ve handled well in the past.
3. Reframe Your Beliefs
Changing your mindset can change everything,” says executive coach Jen Sincero, author of You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life.
Your perspective is what determines how well you deal with a high-pressure situation, and you can decide to shift that perspective. You have a choice.”
4. Talk It Out (But Not Too Much)
Gielan says people have a tendency to deal with stressful situations in two ways: They either talk to no one, withdrawing into jaw-clenching silence, or they discuss it with too many people essentially crowdsourcing possible solutions.
5. Breathe it out and Let Go
Even when a crisis situation ends, your fight-or-flight switch might stay on, says Henry Emmons, MD, author of The Chemistry of Calm.