Often when you make a mistake, you may find yourself becoming increasingly self-conscious, anxious, and angry with yourself. To stop the destructive thinking pattern and stress, find a way to shift your focus and concentration to something else. This shift takes some mental discipline, but mastering the technique can help soothe frazzled nerves. Another important strategy is to be aware of your surroundings and to learn how to read a situation before reacting. We have all been in the position of reacting first and asking questions later. If you can learn to read a situation first, you’ll be able to ward off stress more effectively.
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