Blogs for nervous drivers

If you are a nervous driver or suffering from driving test nerves check out our blogs for helpful hints and tips to help.
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If your driving test nerves or anxiety are caused by either fear of your driving being under the scrutiny of the examiner or fear of failure itself we have some advice that might help you keep anxiety at a manageable level! Opportunity Cost, Test Anxiety, Wealth Management, Wealth Building, Driving Test, Business Strategy, Nervous, Episodes, Drivers
Driving Test Anxiety: Best Tips & Advice | Confident Drivers
If your driving test nerves or anxiety are caused by either fear of your driving being under the scrutiny of the examiner or fear of failure itself we have some advice that might help you keep anxiety at a manageable level!
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Keep your driving test day and time a secret to reduce fear of telling others that you've failed and allow you to concentrate on your driving. Test Day, Day And Time, Nerve, Helpful Hints, Fear, Confidence, Secret
Driving Test Nerves: Ultimate top tips | Confident Drivers
Keep your driving test day and time a secret to reduce fear of telling others that you've failed and allow you to concentrate on your driving.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
If the idea of driving long distances fills you with anxiety our tips might help Negative Thinking, Negative Thoughts, Mindfulness Courses, Plan Your Route, Self Efficacy, Stress Management Techniques, What Have You Done, Learning Courses
Driving anxiety long distances
If the idea of driving long distances fills you with anxiety our tips might help
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Driving anxiety long distances | Our Tips | Confident Drivers Driving Tips, Anxiety Tips, Coaching Tools
Driving anxiety long distances | Our Tips | Confident Drivers
Driving anxiety long distances | Our Tips | Confident Drivers
If you are a parent or household member taking someone out for some private driving practice this advice from driver training experts might be helpful Driving Practice, Giving, Household, Advice
Advice for parents giving driving lessons
If you are a parent or household member taking someone out for some private driving practice this advice from driver training experts might be helpful
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Read our latest blog to help you overcome your driving test nerves Overcoming, Guide, Feelings, Reading
The ultimate guide to driving test nerves
Read our latest blog to help you overcome your driving test nerves
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Read our latest blog for our top tips on how to keep learning to drive while your instructor can't offer driving lessons Parents Diy, Learning To Drive, Cardboard Crafts, Diy Crafts For Kids, Kids Diy, Craft Ideas, Holiday Projects, Craft Activities, Happy Fathers Day
Keep learning without driving lessons
Read our latest blog for our top tips on how to keep learning to drive while your instructor can't offer driving lessons
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Thinking styles are often well-rehearsed habits that have an impact on how we feel and how we behave. Bonus to spending time working on the way you think is that it is likely to have a beneficial effect on other areas of your life too. The Way You Are, You Gave Up, How Are You Feeling, Improve Self Confidence, Driving Instructor, Jumping To Conclusions
Negative thinking can influence your driving confidence
Thinking styles are often well-rehearsed habits that have an impact on how we feel and how we behave. Bonus to spending time working on the way you think is that it is likely to have a beneficial effect on other areas of your life too.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
By becoming more aware of our thinking habits we are then able to challenge those habits and consciously practice and choose new ways of thinking.  Becoming more aware of how your thinking habits influence your emotions, feelings and behaviour can be the motivating factor for change. Feelings And Emotions, Self Talk, Sign I
Are you too scared to learn to drive?
By becoming more aware of our thinking habits we are then able to challenge those habits and consciously practice and choose new ways of thinking. Becoming more aware of how your thinking habits influence your emotions, feelings and behaviour can be the motivating factor for change.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
The word stress has become part of our everyday language with people using it to describe themselves, work or modern life. We often see different reports telling us stress is bad for us or that some stress is good for us. Word Stress, What Is Stress, Impact Of Stress, Stress Symptoms
Why is learning to drive so stressful
The word stress has become part of our everyday language with people using it to describe themselves, work or modern life. We often see different reports telling us stress is bad for us or that some stress is good for us.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
So increasing your belief in your capability to drive will, in turn, increase your self-confidence, how do we do that?  Bandura’s self-efficacy theory suggests that self-confidence or belief in your abilities is dependent on several key factors... Positive Emotions, Negative Emotions, Encouraging Phrases, Positive Phrases, Positive Self Talk, Physical Symptoms Of Stress
The best ways to increase your driving confidence
So increasing your belief in your capability to drive will, in turn, increase your self-confidence, how do we do that? Bandura’s self-efficacy theory suggests that self-confidence or belief in your abilities is dependent on several key factors...
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
If a learner driver perceives an over threatening gap between their driving ability and being able to safely negotiate the roundabout their Defence system will be activated.  They may experience a higher level of physical and cognitive stress symptoms, which are likely to have a detrimental effect on their driving performance. Learning Ability, Behavior Change, Roundabout
How does stress affect a learner drivers success on a driving lesson?
If a learner driver perceives an over threatening gap between their driving ability and being able to safely negotiate the roundabout their Defence system will be activated. They may experience a higher level of physical and cognitive stress symptoms, which are likely to have a detrimental effect on their driving performance.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
We have three emotional systems that govern our actions and how we feel. We should experience all three systems throughout the day, with different systems being more prominent depending on the situations that we find ourselves in.  Understanding more about how we all experience these emotional systems can help you learn how to manage them and use them to your advantage. Do You Feel, Emotions, Hypnosis
How do you feel when driving?
We have three emotional systems that govern our actions and how we feel. We should experience all three systems throughout the day, with different systems being more prominent depending on the situations that we find ourselves in. Understanding more about how we all experience these emotional systems can help you learn how to manage them and use them to your advantage.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Imagine starting your driving journey feeling relaxed and focused and then having the skills to manage your stress response to different situations along the way.  Staying calm and keeping your attention on your journey – becoming a Confident Driver! Learning To Relax, How To Relax Yourself, Improve Yourself, Relaxation Exercises, Effects Of Stress, Relaxation Techniques
Relaxation helps reduce driving nerves and anxiety
Imagine starting your driving journey feeling relaxed and focused and then having the skills to manage your stress response to different situations along the way. Staying calm and keeping your attention on your journey – becoming a Confident Driver!
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
By being more aware of the theory of mindfulness and consciously adding mindfulness exercises to your driving you could develop and strengthen your attention skills while driving, which in turn will help you feel more confident in your driving ability. Mindfulness Exercises, Mindfulness Practice, Behavioral Issues
How can mindfulness help you manage your driving test nerves?
By being more aware of the theory of mindfulness and consciously adding mindfulness exercises to your driving you could develop and strengthen your attention skills while driving, which in turn will help you feel more confident in your driving ability.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
"I remember my driving test like it was yesterday - it was possibly the most nerve-racking experience of my life. I am completely amazed that I did pass as I literally was on the verge of a panic attack throughout what felt like hours." When You Were Young, Fight Or Flight, Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy for driving test nerves
"I remember my driving test like it was yesterday - it was possibly the most nerve-racking experience of my life. I am completely amazed that I did pass as I literally was on the verge of a panic attack throughout what felt like hours."
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Have you ever been in a lesson at school, college or university or a work training course, fitness class, driving lesson or even accessing this website and secretly decided you can not be bothered?  You go through the motions, do just enough - or maybe you don't, and as a result, you don't achieve anything and feel that you've wasted your time. Driving Test Success, Going Through The Motions, School College, Bothered, Training Courses
Get the most from your driving lessons and pass your driving test
Have you ever been in a lesson at school, college or university or a work training course, fitness class, driving lesson or even accessing this website and secretly decided you can not be bothered? You go through the motions, do just enough - or maybe you don't, and as a result, you don't achieve anything and feel that you've wasted your time.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Are your beliefs holding you back and stopping you from achieving your goal of being a safe, calm and confident driver?  If so then you may be experiencing what is known as limiting beliefs. Limiting Beliefs, Achieve Your Goals
Are your limiting beliefs stopping you from being a confident driver?
Are your beliefs holding you back and stopping you from achieving your goal of being a safe, calm and confident driver? If so then you may be experiencing what is known as limiting beliefs.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers
Experts recommend that starting with and improving the out breath will automatically improve the quality of your in breath and improving your overall breathing habits. Parasympathetic Nervous System, Vagus Nerve, Important Facts, Improve Memory, Breathing Exercises, Breath In Breath Out
How do breathing exercises calm driving nerves?
Experts recommend that starting with and improving the out breath will automatically improve the quality of your in breath and improving your overall breathing habits.
Confident Drivers
Confident Drivers