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Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend

Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend
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This TED talk gives a whole new perspective on what stress is, and how the way that we think and act can transform our experience of stress. In this video, Kelly McGonigal highlights the importance of looking at stress from another perspective. Instead of having the mindset that stress is entirely bad, we should instead look at stress in a positive light. In the video, Kelly McGonigal had also mentioned about the importance of social support when one is feeling stressed. by ashxhui Mar 23

After watching this TED talk video, I think it helps people to have a change of perspective in the way we view stress. I think most people would know that stresses are not totally bad for a person and small amounts of stress may even make a person perform better or excel in certain things that we are doing. Perhaps the problem sometimes lies in how we view stress. Rather than avoiding it, its about making a stress a "useful energy" than an unavoidable enemy. This "shifting perspective" that Kelly McGonigal presents is truly explaining what "mind over matter" it. by celestinetan Mar 20

This TED talk by Kelly McGonigal demonstrates how changing our perspectives of stress can turn it into a positive motivator for our daily lives. Kelly McGonigal also highlighted the release of a hormone named 'Oxytocin' when humans are stressed and how Oxytocin helps us to be more social and urge us to voice/seek out others who understand the stressful situation that we are facing. by nurhakim010 Mar 19