How to Stop Catastrophizing in One Step

Robin Sacks
2 min readAug 16, 2021
Photo by Jaime Spaniol on Unsplash

When you stress, your body deploys its little cortisol soldiers.

This army is always on stand-by. But if you have them armed and ready, always anticipating a battle, you become convinced that you are constantly in danger and should be fearful, hesitant, and feel threatened.

There are ways to teach this army to take a step back until there is actually a real reason to…

Robin Sacks

I speak, coach, and write about confidence, self-talk, and stress management. I also live for cozy mysteries and bad (read: good) puns.