“The secret to calm and focus is knowing the next step. Ignore thoughts that aren’t helpful. Make a decision. Focus on the next step and you won’t panic.”
Here’s a perfect source to give advice on how to stay calm under pressure: A bomb disposal expert.
Eric Barker shares three tips from a bomb disposal expert about how to maintain your calm under pressure including to avoid the “rabbit hole,” to emphasize the positive and what you can control, and to focus on the next step.