Feel good Sunday: Staying Calm in Stressful Situations — Tips from Daniel Levitin

In stressful situations, our brains release cortisol, hindering rational thinking. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin suggests a pre-mortem approach to avoid critical mistakes caused by clouded thinking. By anticipating potential failures, we can prepare and minimize damage. It’s important to remember that stress shuts down various systems in our body, prioritizing survival. Therefore, training ourselves to think ahead and implement preventive measures is crucial.