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From the Ted Talk by Jessica Garza: How to avoid catching prickly emotions from other people

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Of course we'll never know for sure if the attacks could have been stopped had the intrieevw gone differently, but the reason why I'm telling you this story is because it's an eexllcent example of a supercommon pbrloem that keeps so many of us from performing at our best. And it's how well we're able to regulate our emotions, which is one of the most common drivers of a good and bad performance. And it trnus out how well you're able to regulate your emotions depends on how susceptible you are to a principle called emotional contagion.

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Of course we'll never know for sure if the attacks could have been stopped had the _________ gone differently, but the reason why I'm telling you this story is because it's an _________ example of a supercommon _______ that keeps so many of us from performing at our best. And it's how well we're able to regulate our emotions, which is one of the most common drivers of a good and bad performance. And it _____ out how well you're able to regulate your emotions depends on how susceptible you are to a principle called emotional contagion.

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Original Text

Of course we'll never know for sure if the attacks could have been stopped had the interview gone differently, but the reason why I'm telling you this story is because it's an excellent example of a supercommon problem that keeps so many of us from performing at our best. And it's how well we're able to regulate our emotions, which is one of the most common drivers of a good and bad performance. And it turns out how well you're able to regulate your emotions depends on how susceptible you are to a principle called emotional contagion.

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