When it comes to finding the type of success that you are looking for in life, one of the biggest obstacles that can likely get in your way are your own nerves. We have all been there before, been faced with situations where something unexpected or overwhelming causes you to break a sweat. While some may see this as a completely natural response to pressures from work or your personal life, if you work at it, you can learn how to never break a sweat, no matter what challenges you may be faced with. Here are some of the best ways you can learn to control this impulse.
Let Steam Off When You’re Alone, Not in Front of Others
Everyone needs to let off steam from time to time. In fact letting off steam periodically is one of the best ways to make sure that you don’t have a complete breakdown. However, when you choose to let off steam, make sure that you are doing it alone. This can benefit you in a number of ways. First, letting off steam alone, really allows you to get things off of your chest without worrying about what others will think. Also this prevents you from saying or doing things in front of others that you may regret later, all in an effort to let off some steam.
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Keep Them Guessing By Mastering a Poker Face
We have all heard of the phrase “never let them see you sweat.” This sentiment actually holds a great deal of value. By mastering a poker face you can make sure that no matter what you are doing or what is really going on inside, those around you won’t ever know your true feelings or intentions. It can be difficult to master a poker face, but the more you work at it, the better you will become at disguising your true feelings or intentions. You should never let people see emotions of panic in a professional setting, so make sure you are taking the time to work on this poker face.
Don’t Let Past Events Hold You Back
It is only natural to be influenced by the events of your past. However, it is important that you never let these events hold you back or prevent you from doing the things that you should be doing. While your past can shape you and the way that you view the world, they should never hold you back or prevent you from trying. When you allow yourself to do this, you can also allow yourself to be overwhelmed and to start breaking a sweat. If you never want to break a sweat, than make sure that you are learning to let go of the past. This can take some time, and a conscious effort on your part, but in the end it can truly help you learn to stay calm, confident and in control.
If you are willing to work at controlling your emotions, blowing off steam, and mastering the art of a good poker face, you can learn how to never break a sweat, no matter what challenges your professional endeavors have in store for you.