Stay-Calm Strategies For Job Interviews

I was just diagnosed with ADHD, and I'm looking for a job. I fidget during interviews, and sometimes my hands shake. How can I overcome this?
The Experts | posted by Beth Main
Beth Main ADHD Coach Blog

Fidgeting is part of hyperactive-type ADHD. Hand-shaking seems more like nervousness, which is to be expected when you’re at a job interview. Either way, you want to appear poised and confident. Mindfulness can help with anxiety. Staying fully focused on what is happening in the here and now can help you calm down and stop your hands from shaking. Many people find that focusing on their breathing centers them.

You should try to make the interview interactive. Be curious, ask questions, and paraphrase what the interviewer says. This will get you out of your head and into the room.

 
 
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