Ditch the tough talk, it won’t help. Instead cultivate your mental flexibility so you can handle whatever comes your way…
Psychologists have seen that the more you try to block out difficult thoughts and emotions, the more they appear. In accepting rather than suppressing, a person still notices those thoughts, but they have less impact. The things you fear then distract you less, so you can use more helpful, solution-focused thinking and fewer avoidance-focused coping mechanisms.
Read the insightful article by Josephine Perry here: How to perform well under pressure | Psyche Guides
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