Kelly McGonigal

How to make stress your friend

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Filmed Jan 2013 at TEDGlobal 2013
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Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.

Kelly McGonigal
/ Health psychologist

Kelly McGonigal translates academic research into practical strategies for health, happiness and personal success.  Full bio.

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