How to make stress your friend
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But 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.
Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal is a leader in the growing field of “science-help.” Through books, articles, courses and workshops, she helps us understand and implement the latest scientific findings in psychology, neuroscience and medicine.
McGonigal holds positions in both the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Stanford University School of Medicine. Her most recent book, The Willpower Instinct, explores the latest research on motivation, temptation and procrastination, as well as what it takes to transform habits, persevere at challenges and make a successful change.
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