When you feel judged, the body responds by increasing adrenaline and cortisol levels. Thus, you feel on edge or jacked up. Remember the way the universe works is what goes up must come down. The more grounded you are, the less uptight you will become.
Simple trick: make believe you have elephant feet: thick, strong heavy and wide feet that are deeply connected to the ground. When you walk with ‘elephant feet’ it will naturally slow you down and relax you.
Contributor: Aimee Bernstein, author of ‘Stress Less, Achieve More‘ from openmindadventures.com