Thinking of yourself as a separate entity can reduce anxiety, while also kicking up some major benefits for your confidence and determination.
How do the world’s top stars muster the poise and determination to stand on stage, despite the nerves and anxiety of having a bad performance? For both Beyoncé and Adele, the secret has been the creation of an alter ego.

Source: The ‘Batman Effect’: How having an alter ego empowers you – BBC Worklife

I wonder how much teachers already subconsciously do this. You’ve probably at least heard it in their voice, when they are teaching they have entirely different vocalizations over when they are talking to adults. Hence the term “teacher voice”.

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