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You’re Not Nervous — You’re Excited, Okay? — Science of Us.

When you are nervous, people like to tell you to calm down, despite the fact that telling someone to calm down rarely, if ever, results in anyone actually calming down. Anyway, as Olga Khazan notes today in the Atlantic, the research shows that we are likely getting this backward — instead of attempting to tamp down your nerves, it may be better to keep them revved up. The trick, it seems, is to change the way you conceptualize the feeling.

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This “hack” works, at least it does for us, the energy of being nervous is pretty good fuel for doing things 🙂