The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It

The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It Author Kelly McGonigal
ISBN-10 1101982934
ISBN-13 9781101982938
Year 2016-05-10
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Avery
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Drawing from groundbreaking research psychologist and award winning teacher Kelly McGonigal PhD offers a surprising new view of stressone that reveals the upside of stress and shows us exactly how to capitalize on its benefits You hear it all the time stress causes heart disease stress causes insomnia stress is bad for you But what if changing how you think about stress could make you happier healthier and better able to reach your goals Combining exciting new research on resilience and mindset Kelly McGonigal PhD proves that undergoing stress is not bad for you it is undergoing stress while believing that stress is bad for you that makes it harmful In fact stress has many benefits from giving us greater focus and energy to strengthening our personal relationships McGonigal shows readers how to cultivate a mindset that embraces stress and activate the brain s natural ability to learn from challenging experiences Both practical and life changing The Upside of Stress is not a guide to getting rid of stress but a toolkit for getting better at itby understanding accepting and leveraging it to your advantage

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Maximum Willpower

Maximum Willpower Author Kelly McGonigal
ISBN-10 9780230765634
Release 2012-01-05
Pages 288