Mind + Body

How to make stress your friend

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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.

Aired September 4, 2013

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Renata S
Very interesting.
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Monica T
Excellent! So helpful!
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Donelle L
Such an important message when we are surrounded by negative messages and bad news.
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Jen A
This is very amazing and empowering. I always stress out because of what goes on around me but I can try to deal with it and just...pushed forward.
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Dale S
"Go after what it is that creates meaning in your life, and then trust yourself to handle the stress that follows." This is a powerful quote. Thank you for sharing this.
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