Feels better to be more effective – and vice versa


From http://blogs.plos.org

By engaging in this process of moving forward little by little, less time and mental capacity can be allocated to worrying about the outcome of a given problem, since the practical challenge of completing the next step takes precedent over predicting conclusions.

Because the brain has less opportunity to scenario build and apply internalized interpretations to forecast social responses, non-immediate threats have the reduced ability to trigger feelings of anxiety, fear, and lack of control. The experience or perception of an experience can change the brain and as the brain changes, emotional affect – and corresponding physiological responses – change as well.

And I just have to add that this very method is employed in the Camp system of #negotiation: 

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