Presence of Mind


The ​ability to make good ​decisions and to ​actquickly and ​calmly in a ​difficultsituation or an ​emergency:When the ​gunmen came into the ​bank, she had the ​presence of ​mind to ​press the ​alarm. Self-control so maintained in an emergency or in an embarrassing situation that one can say or do the right thing

Introduction of Presence Of Mind

In a simple words, the ability to think clearly and act appropriately, as during a crisis.

Focused alertness, quick-thinking resourcefulness, stability of thought and feeling, or good sense, especially in spite of circumstances which are distracting, stressful, or otherwise challenging.

This refers to a decision that was made or an action taken where the performer had full awareness of the decision and action made. This is in contrast to impulsive decisions that we often make were after doing so we wish we had done something different.

How to improve presence of mind

  1. Listen attentively
  2. Be observant
  3. Learn to multitask
  4. Don’t carry emotional baggage
  5. Chill out
  6. Explore the tension of being the centre of attention
  7. Move your body
  8. Be real with yourself
  9. Let go of perfectionism
  10. Contact your passion
  11. Practice being in the moment
  12. Contact your passion

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Some greatest Examples

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The qualities that help one find his way even in most difficult situations are, intelligence, presence of mind and courage.

The essence of true education in one’s life is to show the presence of mind, heart and soul to sense everything right.

The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.

Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.

Most important was to remain focused and always have presence of mind.

It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of man is tested.

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