The Calm Under Pressure IQ Matrix explores how to stay calm and collected while under heavy amounts of pressure. These pressure situations often lead to high levels of stress, anxiety, and overwhelm. In fact, pressure situations can trigger a wide variety of unhelpful emotional responses that leave us feeling exhausted and despondent.
This mind map is designed to help you develop a more relaxed and carefree demeanor and outlook on life. And developing the ability to stay calm under pressure situations means that you are less likely to suffer from the effects of stress, anxiety, and worry. Your calm approach will also lead to better health and higher levels of productivity. It will provide you with a sense of control over the events and circumstances of your life, which, of course, stems from the control you have over yourself.
On top of this, staying calm under pressure will help improve your ability to focus on the right things, at the right time, and in the right way. It will allow you to better communicate your needs to other people and help you make more effective, intelligent, and emotional-free decisions.
The map specifically outlines the importance of choosing calmness throughout the day. It provides guidelines on how to stay calm under pressure. It then walks you through various ways to relax and stay calm and collected over the long-run. Working through this map will help you develop the ability to stay calm under pressure while facing stressful and uncertain situations.
Here is a quick breakdown of each branch of the Calm Under Pressure mind map.
- Choose Calmness: The first branch of this map delves into the qualities of a calm mind and the benefits that this can bring to your life. Here, you are also presented with a list of self-analysis questions that will help you identify triggers within yourself and your environment. These triggers typically cause high levels of stress and anxiety. Becoming aware of these triggers will help you to either eliminate or better manage them.
- When Under Pressure: The second branch of this map provides you with relevant and practical suggestions to use whenever you’re feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders. These suggestions will help you stay calm and in control of yourself. Moreover, they will help you manage how you approach the unexpected events and circumstances of your life.
- Find Ways to Relax: The fourth branch of this map explores various rituals, habits, and ways you can calm your mind and relax your body. These suggestions are especially of value when dealing with stressful situations that would normally overwhelm even the best of us.
- Long-term Outlook: The final branch of this map examines things you can do over the long-term that will help keep you calm, centered, and focused on the most important stuff of life. These guidelines will provide you with the necessary direction you need to develop a calm and serene mind when you need it most.
This map provides a roadmap and framework for staying calm and collected under pressure situations. Referencing it regularly and committing it to memory will help you to embed these concepts and ideas into your subconscious mind. A mind map, of course, does this beautifully because it mirrors the synaptic connections made in your brain as you try to establish new habits of thought and behavior. It brings together key concepts and ideas that help your brain to fully integrate and process this information. The brain, subsequently, rewires itself as it attempts to establish new habits of mind. It’s an ideal tool for creating lasting change and transformation.
Stick with these principles, memorize and incorporate them into your life, and you will progressively develop the ability to stay calm under pressure even at the most difficult and stressful of times.
When you purchase the Calm Under Pressure IQ Matrix you will receive:
- A PDF copy of the IQ Matrix, which you can use for printing in high resolution.
- A JPG image file of the IQ Matrix, which is ideal for viewing on tablets and mobile devices.
- A Desktop Background version of the map you can use for reference on your computer.
- A MindManager file for those who wish to edit the content of the IQ Matrix.
- A printable PDF summary of this IQ Matrix to help you better understand each concept.
Additional visual resources and variations of this IQ Matrix might be added to your account page at no extra cost in the future.