Maria Clapham, a psychology professor at Drake University, believes fear can inhibit our creativity greatly.“Creativity is associated with cognitive fluency and flexibility.
As Pink points out, these positive emotions motivate the long term creative thinking that is so crucial for innovation.
When you let fear control you, it starts exhibiting symptoms and has a ripple effect on those you know and manage.
“When fear becomes exposed or external, it spreads.
Slalom was Gallagher’s preferred event and the one she has collected more World Cup podium finishes than any other event.
But on Wednesday Gallagher slipped with just a few gates remaining on the second run.
“That’s why fear is a great motivator for escaping a burning building. Positive emotions, by contrast, typically widen our perspective.