7 Science-Backed Ways to Instantly Feel More Powerful

7 Science-Backed Ways to Instantly Feel More Powerful

Dragan Radovanovic and Shana Lebowitz     www.businessinsider.com

When you're heading into a high-stakes situation like a job interview or a big presentation, it can be easy to feel intimidated. But don't succumb to those feelings of powerlessness. There are plenty of easy ways to boost your confidence and, in turn, your performance.

We rounded up seven of those science-backed strategies, all of which can be done in just a few minutes.



DRAGAN RADOVANOVIC is a recent arrival to NYC. Dragan is a Graphic Design Intern with Business Insider where he works with the design team to create illustrations and infographics. On his time off he likes to scour the depths of eBay for bike parts, old cars and film cameras.


SHANA LEBOWITZ is a strategy reporter for Business Insider. Before joining Business Insider in April 2015, she covered mental health for Greatist and personal finance for LearnVest. Shana studied English and psychology at Brandeis University and received her master's degree in English literature from Columbia University.