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Make Stress Your Friend


Dr. Kelly Mcgonigal




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.


I have a confession to make.

But first, I want you to make a little confession to me in the past year, which is just raise your hand, if you've experienced relatively little stress and you want about a moderate amount of stress, who's experienced a lot of stress? Yeah, me too.

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