The 10 secrets to successful people’s calm | Quartz

The tricky thing about stress (and the anxiety that comes with it) is that it’s an absolutely necessary emotion.

Our brains are wired such that it’s difficult to take action until we feel at least some level of this emotional state.

In fact, performance peaks under the heightened activation that comes with moderate levels of stress. As long as the stress isn’t prolonged, it’s harmless.

via The 10 secrets to successful people’s calm – Quartz.

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