Bring Breath and Compassion to Your Interview for Success

This article from shares information about connections between breathing, emotions, and the vagus nerve. Two interview tips I took away:
• If nerves start to overtake, breathe from your belly and extend the out breath to signal your body that you’re safe.
• Remember that the interviewer also wants you to do well. They may be nervous, too. Use compassion to keep calm.

shitt's creek character with big exhale
source: @CBC/giphy

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By Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them)
Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development