Let’s face it: Keeping your cool isn’t always easy, especially when you’re confronted with co-workers stealing your yogurt from the office fridge, toddler meltdowns in the checkout aisle and flashy cars cutting you off on the freeway. Lifestyle blogger Eric Barker interviews a US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team leader who, inarguably, knows how to stay calm when faced with “the most intense pressure imaginable.” Barker discusses ways to analyze problems, stay calm and move from fear to positive action. getAbstract recommends this article to everyone interested in learning techniques for dealing proactively with stressful situations.
In this summary, you will learn
- How to analyze problems objectively,
- How to remain calm and in control when faced with a stressful situation, and
- How to master your fears and take action to fix problems.
About the Author
Eric Barker is the author of Barking Up the Wrong Tree, a science-based lifestyle blog.
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