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Managing driving stress and test nerves

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The fastest way to keep driving test nerves at a manageable level is through your breathing.  Breathing out through pursed lips as if blowing out a candle, or blowing bubbles naturally slows your breathing down and sends a calming signal to your brain. How To Calm Nerves, Blowing Bubbles, Breath In Breath Out, Driving Test, Calming, Breathe, Brain, Confidence, Candle
Driving Test Nerves: Ultimate top tips | Confident Drivers
The fastest way to keep driving test nerves at a manageable level is through your breathing. Breathing out through pursed lips as if blowing out a candle, or blowing bubbles naturally slows your breathing down and sends a calming signal to your brain.
Calm driving test nerves by chewing gum to calm you down Chewing Gum, Self Care, Stress, Feelings, Tips, Psychological Stress
Driving Test Nerves: Ultimate top tips | Confident Drivers
Calm driving test nerves by chewing gum to calm you down
We all have a mental database of information about all sorts of different things including driving, based on our past experience, other people’s driving, things others have said. These databases of information (schemas) influence how we respond and react, luckily, they are not fixed and will change in relation to new information, knowledge and experiences.  Update your mental databases using imagery, mindfulness and positive self-talk Confidence Boost, Confidence Building, Mindfulness Courses, Driving Instructor, Meridians, Positive Self Talk, Hypnotherapy
Calm driving nerves & boost confidence | Confident Drivers
We all have a mental database of information about all sorts of different things including driving, based on our past experience, other people’s driving, things others have said. These databases of information (schemas) influence how we respond and react, luckily, they are not fixed and will change in relation to new information, knowledge and experiences. Update your mental databases using imagery, mindfulness and positive self-talk
The two main causes of stress are the things that happen around us (loud noises, danger, phobias, overload) and our thoughts, (catastrophising, scenario making, being critical).  Different parts of our brain respond differently to each. The amygdala responds to environmental stress with a fight, flight, freeze response that is instinctive and our cerebral cortex responsible for thinking is activated when we become stressed due to our thoughts. Cerebral Cortex, Stress Causes
Calm driving nerves & boost confidence | Confident Drivers
The two main causes of stress are the things that happen around us (loud noises, danger, phobias, overload) and our thoughts, (catastrophising, scenario making, being critical). Different parts of our brain respond differently to each. The amygdala responds to environmental stress with a fight, flight, freeze response that is instinctive and our cerebral cortex responsible for thinking is activated when we become stressed due to our thoughts.