Most people despise stress, which, according to conventional wisdom, damages your physical and mental well-being. Health psychologist Kelly McGonigal shatters this popular myth. She presents research proving that your outlook on stress determines whether it has a positive or negative influence on you. getAbstract challenges everyone who is suffering the downside of stress to watch McGonigal’s “mind-set intervention.” Her fascinating insights and superb delivery will entice you to reconsider your perception of stress and perhaps even to embrace it.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why most people misunderstand stress,
- How your attitude toward stress shapes its effects on you and
- How to view stress in a more positive light.
About the Speaker
Health psychologist Kelly McGonigal is a lecturer at Stanford. She wrote The Upside of Stress.
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2 years agoGood article!