I am always scared when I deliver my work to my boss, How to deal with this?
Thank you Stephen for your question.
Performance anxiety is very common in the workplace and there are ways that you can identify it and cope with it. Firstly, you can prepare yourself for any questions or areas in your work delivery that may be weak in which your boss may question allowing you to prepare yourself for any negative comments and decrease your worry. At times when you cannot prepare yourself, it will help to know your triggers and what scares you and how to cope with these triggers. You can read more about triggers through this link.
Anxiety is a natural response that everyone feels. Understanding the mechanism and how to use anxiety positively is a good way to cope as you can turn something that you are currently viewing as negative to something positive which in turn will help you in your workplace! To read more about this mechanism you can visit this link.
Learning to control and reduce your worry and fear will allow you to distress prior to delivering your work and help you reduce your anxiety. This will help control and reduce the negative feeling so that your interactions with your boss will be more positive and constructive. You can visit this link.
Increasing your self esteem will help with feeling more self-confident in your work. You can keeping a journal of positive things you have done through out the day. Alternatively, if you find that something doesn't go well through out your workday, you can practice self-compassion to reduce future negative self thoughts.