Scarlett Letter #139: Three tips to convert nervous anxiety into positive energy. Lessons learned from a dive!

I’m in the process of finalizing an article to answer a frequently-asked question (by both clients and students): “In business communications, how do I convert nervous anxiety into positive energy?” 

As I brainstormed an exhaustive list of tips and advice for that piece, I noted that controlled breathing, self-talk, and being in-the moment are three (of many!) worthwhile techniques for channeling nervous energy into something constructive and purposeful.

Conscious breathing.

Breathing is magical, really. Just recently, I was diving at a depth of 60 feet (not terribly impressive, but I’m a big scaredy cat when it comes to diving!) I was in the Cozumel ...

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January 12, 2012