How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed | Daniel Levitin

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You're not at your best when you're stressed. In fact, your brain has evolved over millennia to release cortisol in stressful situations, inhibiting rational, logical thinking but potentially helping you survive, say, being attacked by a lion. Neuroscientist Daniel Levitin thinks there's a way to avoid making critical mistakes in stressful situations, when your thinking becomes clouded — the pre-mortem. "We all are going to fail now and then," he says. "The idea is to think ahead to what those failures might be."

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The title of this video is misleading... It should be "How to avoid stressful situations" this video does not do anything to help you stay calm while you are stressed.

Author — GamingTaylor


This is like he had a shower thought and decided to talk about it... interesting but not really useful

Author — Filip Barac


Disorganised and misleading talk. It had nothing to do with the title.

Author — Ben Pang


It's a great technique, I have been doing it all my life. it's called Paranoia

Author — escaping einstellung


"I didn't know my thinking was cloudy because my thinking was cloudy" :)

Author — Karl -Kilian- Lindberg


Don’t watch 12 mins, the idea is think ahead so you’re prepared for stressful situation, it doesn’t deal with how to stay calm in a stressful situation

Author — Mustafa


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Author — Mike Hough


This video has 8.1 million views, statistics shows that 0 in 8.1 million have benefited from this video after the 5 minutes

Author — Ball Stacks


thank you for the advice and the thinking on drugs but now i'm really stressed

Author — Caroline TXBQ


I believe the title should be rewritten to "What your doctor doesn't want you to know about prescription drugs." or something similar to that.

Author — Lescouflair


So if you have an anxiety disorder you're always under stress and you're judgment is always cloudy lol

Author — PistolStar21


The summary of the video is organize yourself. That's it.

Also, statins are bad.

Author — ZuRriX


We don't know what we don't know and so it would be difficult to think ahead as to what may or may not happen.

Author — Laffintig


Easy, just become so anxious and overwhelmed that you accidentally dissociate

Author — CodeDarkBlue


Came to learn about how to cope with stress; went away stressed about the state of modern medical science.

Author — Paul Chambers


Thanks sir. Best solution is to maintain the 5 "S" in your home office kitchen and your working place.
1. S is Sort
2. S is set in order
3. S is shine
4. S is standardised
5. S is Self discipline

Author — Amjad Ali


WHAT did we learn here? The Title says HOW TO STAY CALM. I heard someones story and Pill Statistics

Author — gene978


Should have read the comments before watching

Author — Pavel T


How do I prepare for the stress this incoherent speech will cause me?

Author — Fashfrog 14


It does not tell us how to not get stressed. It tells us not to. Not quite the same thing.

Author — Thomas Drummond