Own Your Expectations
Have you ever felt a wave of anxiety or stress come over you, that felt like it hit you in the face? All of a sudden you are spiraling in “how to”, “how fast”, “what do they expect out of me?”, "I can't believe this/them", "how am I ever going to do this?".
In those moments, take a deep breath! An actual deep breath! Filling your lungs that your ribs expand to the great point, inhaling through your nose. Then SLOWLY, exhaling through your nose, letting all of it go till there is nothing left to release.
A LOT of stress that looks like this is actually just the expectations you have set for yourself. Most of the time, others are thinking something completely different. Sometimes they aren't thinking about you at all. A request for something doesn't always come with huge expectations that we seem to assume or put onto