Office-dwellers of New York City, I have a some questions for you. Just to humor me, please read them over and make a mental selection of your answers. Here we go:
What is more frightening: running from a tiger or making a presentation in front of co-workers / clients?
What is more intimidating: battling a predator for food or clamoring against another commuter for the last seat on a rush-hour subway car?
What requires more focus: escaping a fire or escaping a last-minute Friday 5pm assignment?
The choices seem obvious, right? Well... not quite, at least from a physical standpoint. Believe it or not, since all of these scenarios are stress-worthy by today’s standards, you’re likely to experience a pounding heart, sweaty brow, hands that get cold and clammy, and tense muscles as much from fighting for that rush-hour subway seat as you are from running from a tiger (albeit maybe not to the exact same intensity).Read More