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How Navy SEALs Conquer Fear and Anxiety

The training kicks in. Take a second to think about what made you stressed or anxious last week. Deadlines, traffic, a long grocery line, or some social situations are everyday trivial stressors, but your brain’s amygdala processes them as life-or-death threats. Stress just means resistance or pressure. We need stress to grow as humans; it […]

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A Navy SEAL Commander’s Advice on Developing Mental Toughness

Make positive choices during your weakest moments. Do life’s events appear random and outside your control? Perhaps you think or say phrases like “I’m stressed,” “this job is killing me,” or “I need a drink.” Do you shrink into yourself, or even quit, when things go sideways? Maybe you get emotionally overwhelmed, and let fear, […]

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