How performance psychology saved my career
—by Grace Browning
We’ve all been there…it’s a few minutes before you walk on stage: your heart is racing, your hands are clammy, and you’re starting to regret eating that Reuben you ate for lunch. You know you practiced for this a million times, but you can’t help imagining doomsday scenarios: What if you mess up the third page? Do you remember all the pedals in the cadenza? Are you sure you’re ready for this?