The Relationship Between Anxiety and Performance

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I choked.
It was just a middle-school tennis match against a manifestly worse player, but I became overwhelmed with anxiety. Before we’d started, the most important thing was to win. But during the match, I just wanted to get off the court fast.

Ken Donaldson‘s insight:

Teach kids at a young age how to handle change and the anxieties thereof and you give a gift for their lifetime. Don’t teach them and they end up on my blue couch as adults. The choice is yours…

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Emotional Intelligence theories – Daniel Goleman’s EQ concepts

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Emotional Intelligence theory, plus free online materials for personal and organizational development, and business training for management, sales, marketing, project management, communications, leadership, time management, team building and…

Ken Donaldson‘s insight:

The five ‘domains’ of EQ as:

Knowing your emotions. Managing your own emotions. Motivating yourself.Recognizing and understanding other people’s emotions.Managing relationships, i.e., managing the emotions of others.

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3 Ways Your Emotional Brain Can Help You Communicate with Your Partner – PsychCentral.com (blog)

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3 Ways Your Emotional Brain Can Help You Communicate with Your Partner PsychCentral.com (blog) It’s why women spend so much time thinking about relationships and men spend so much time thinking about work and sports (today’s version of hunting and…

Ken Donaldson‘s insight:

"…the female brain began to develop better ways to emotionally connect with others and the Emotional Brain is now 25 percent larger in women than in men."

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