The winger scored his first Swansea goal in the 2-1 win over Wigan on Saturday and Laudrup believes Hernandez will shine if he learns to relax.
He said: "When you come to a new club, with a new culture, you want to create a good impression.
"Sometimes when you do that you try to do too many things at the same time. Of course there is a difference between playing here and playing in Spain.
"This league is much more physical than Pablo is used to, which is why I have taken time with him. Sometimes I bring him on from the bench, sometimes you play him."