Monday, August 1, 2016

Handling Stress In Crisis Situations

The following research-based tips might help crisis negotiators and others who continually work in crisis and stressful situations.

Try These Two Mental Techniques To Feel Less Time Pressure
Both techniques can reduce that anxious, rushed feeling on a daily basis, research finds.

It can feel like we have less and less time to get the things done that we want.

But there are two easy ways to increase the feeling of having time.

The first — slow breathing — is simple enough to do (see the end of the article if you would like some instructions).

The second is reframing stress and anxiety as excitement.

This can be done by simply telling yourself that you are excited.

Read more on the simple exercise from PsyBlog [HERE].