Control Your “Startle Response” (The DIY Lobotomy)

November 30, 2019 David St. George

We humans become totally stupid – inducing a “do it yourself lobotomy”-  when we experience threat or panic.  We all have “choked” during a test or performance and perhaps even experienced “startle” in an airplane. We suddenly become a passenger and not a pilot-in-command. Here are some proven techniques to control this natural phenomenon and … Continue reading "Control Your “Startle Response” (The DIY Lobotomy)"

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