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Jun 7, 2023

"Feeling burdened rather than uplifted by everyday duties is more a mindset than a measure of what is going on in your life." --Kelly McGonigal

How to Make Stress Your Friend

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, 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. She shares more in this TED talk from 2013 that has been viewed over 31 million times over the past decade.

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This research article on women's reaction to stress highlights McGonigal's point that "stress makes you social." For more inspiration, take a moment to reflect on the best mistake you ever made. More ...



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