Many college students and performers experience “test anxiety” or “performance anxiety.” For some, despite massive preparation, it can all “go out the window,” once the person is faced with the situation. This can be debilitating, not to mention frustrating and having a negative impact on one’s confidence. There are simple strategies that anyone can learn and apply, if you are motivated. While there are many ways of approaching the stressful situation, i.e., testing or performing that can help immensely, once must really begin their “practice” well ahead of the day of the test or performance. Read my blog post on Test Anxiety.
"if you love what you do, you will never work another day in your life.” ~ Confucius Chinese philosopher
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi political spiritual leader India
“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” ~ Napoleon Hill
"The most painful thing to experience is not defeat but regret” ~ Leo Bascaglia (was an author, educator, motivational speaker)
"Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.” ~ William Durant, Founder General Motors
"A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. ~ Wade Boggs, Former Baseball Hall of Fame
"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” ~ Carl Bard was a Scottish writer
"I’m not telling you it is going to be easy — I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it” ~ Art Williams former professional basketball player
"Doubt whom you will, but never doubt yourself.” ~ Christian Nestle Bovee was an a 19th century NYC author
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