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10 Ways to Snatch Victory from the Jaws of Defeat

January 14, 2019
By Bryan Robinson

Success is within reach just when you want to give up

“Tremor of truth” is phrase used in physical fitness circles when you push yourself to the max. Your brain says you can’t do it. But just as grass grows through concrete, you get a second wind, persevere, and discover mental and physical reserves you didn’t know you had. And just before giving up, you push through the challenge.

The key to success—even more important than skill—is resilience, dogged determination in the face of defeat. Tremor of truth builds muscles on the physical plane and a growth mindset on the psychological plane.

Read my full post on Psychology Today’s website.

The Secret Tool to Manage Your Knee-Jerk Reactions

January 3, 2019
By Bryan Robinson

How to douse your inner firestorms and chill under pressure in the New Year.

If you’re like most people, you sizzle when disappointments and letdowns come at lightning speed from all angles. Pressures, obstacles, interruptions, delays, rejections and unrealized expectations can feel like pummeling bullets, and you hit the roof before you know it. Perhaps something your spouse or partner says or does besieges you with emotion, sending you over the edge. And after the damage is done you regret it. We now know more about why it’s difficult to control those hair-trigger reactions and the little-known secret to managing them.

Read my full post on Psychology Today’s website.

3 Life-Changing Steps to Chill Your Stressed-Out Brain

December 26, 2018
By Bryan Robinson

If you’re like most people, you might not even know about your own brain, and yet your brain is who you are. It is the boss of your mind and body. So it’s important to know what it’s up to, especially when you’re under pressure.

Read my full post on Psychology Today’s website.