Neurological research has shown that when you perceive a threat, your brain believes it’s threatened too, so it shoves out stress hormones that cause the brain to shut down, be less creative, and come up with few solutions.
Say This To Your Brain
If you tell your brain instead, “Cool! A challenge! I wonder what we can do about this?” your brain turns into a giant search engine, intent on churning out ideas that will solve the problem.