survival instinct

Tips to deal with negativity bias

We all have a natural tendency to focus on perceived threats due to our brain’s evolutionary journey. This tendency is called the negativity bias. We are wired to be on alert to things that might be harmful and to take…

How to calm your stress response

It is all too easy to launch into an automatic pilot when dealing with an awkward situation. This is because our survival instinct will kick in when we feel threatened – regardless as to whether it is real or perceived.…