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Success The Psychology of Achievement by Deborah Olson

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Success involves hard work and high stakes. To keep yourself on the right track when the pressure is on, make sure your habits—both mental and physical—enable you to stay composed and in control.

Stress in life is inevitable. A moderate amount of stress can be good for us, but the key lies in how we respond to each situation we face, as this is what will determine if it is something we can handle or if it ends up getting the better of us.

Orderly thinking

It’s tempting to overgeneralize and think “My whole life is stressful!” and sometimes it can certainly feel that way. Instead of giving in to the sensation of being overwhelmed, however, ...

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