Preparation is critical to giving a good performance – be it a business presentation, a sporting event or a music/drama gig. No surprises there. What is the science behind psyching yourself up though?
You’re never too young to start an empire and never too old to chase a new dream.
Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.
~ Japanese Proverb
There is much written about fear. It is an emotion we all learn early in life. We learn to conquer and to fall prey to it. The most significant fears are perhaps the quiet nagging ones that create doubt in our minds about our abilities to do things. Perhaps you have wondered what you could do, if you had no fear?
A colleague recently came to work looking the worse for wear. She’d had two successive nights of disturbed sleep, was exhausted and unable to focus or settle into her work day. That’s manageable when it happens occasionally, but getting enough sleep is vital to our well-being in surprising ways.