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How do top athletes get into the zone? By getting uncomfortable
Ever wish you had a switch you could just turn whenever you needed to be super-focused? In this excerpt from TED's "Good Sport" podcast, the host speaks to NBA All-Star Steph Curry and sports psychologist Dr. Nicole Detling to learn a thing or two about getting there.
Posted Mar 2023
Here’s how you can handle stress like a lion, not a gazelle
It's all about being able to see the daily nerve-racking events in your life as challenges -- instead of threats -- and stress expert Elissa Epel PhD explains how we can all start to make this shift.
Posted Feb 2023
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Why does it hurt so much when we get ghosted? A psychologist explains
The uncertainty of ghosting is not really what causes us pain. Instead, it hits us at an even greater point of human vulnerability: Our desire to belong and be loved. Behavioral scientist Michelle Drouin PhD tells us why.
Posted Aug 2022