Lets begin with some ancient wisdom. Do you have a realistic view of how powerful your mind is regarding influencing your mood? There is a way to find out the impact on your emotions, life, decisions, and outcomes of your behavior.
Nothing much good happens when you are emotionally flooded during a relationship conflict. Flooding consists of stress hormones surging through you, which makes it very difficult to resolve conflict rationally. As adrenalin and cortisol floods the nervous system, you will feel the
Anxiety has a cycle that becomes self-reinforcing generating more anxiety, stress, panic and poor performance. The graph at the left illustrates this concept. A test is viewed or felt as a threat, this threat releases stress hormones, reduces concentration, focus
Mental rehearsal or visualization is a powerful tool for athletes. The research is clear on the benefits, applications and efficacy of training the mind to enhance performance. What studies have been done? A study in 2004 found that volunteers were