There are many situations in life that can be stressful, especially when we find ourselves outside our comfort zones.

For instance, you have a big interview coming up, but talking about yourself in front of strangers causes you to stumble over your words. The in-depth pitch you put together is great, but presenting in front of crowds causes you to break out in a nervous sweat.

These scenarios might make you want to lose your cool, but don’t sweat it, there are techniques to help!

When you find yourself outside your comfort zone, it’s important to change your mindset to stop thinking about all the things that could go wrong and instead think about all that could go right. Once you are able to visualize success and overcome the uncomfortable, you will find yourself achieving amazing things.

Physical symptoms and discomforts can also increase stress during an interview,  presentation, or any important event, so it’s great to invest in products and companies that help you look and feel your best, so you can perform your best.

Check out some other techniques below to help ‘keep your cool’ and reduce stress when you feel nervous pressure and anxiety taking over.

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Shannon Burns

Shannon is a community manager by day and a bookworm by night. She enjoys reading about and researching disruptive consumer brands. On the weekends she enjoys classes at soul cycle and exploring the beautiful city of New York.