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The Upside of Stress

Why stress is good for you and how to get good at it

By Kelly McGonigal
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The Upside of Stress: Why stress is good for you and how to get good at it by Kelly McGonigal

The Upside of Stress explores the power our attitudes have when it comes to dealing with stress. These blinks explain the inner workings of our biological and psychological responses to stress, and open up new perspectives on how stress can help us grow.

  • Students and employees seeking deeper insights into managing stress
  • Individuals interested in seeing how their experiences of adversity in the past affect them today
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Kelly McGonigal is a psychologist at Stanford University and a leader in the field of “science help,” which applies research in psychology, neuroscience and medicine to situations in everyday life. She is the author of international bestseller The Willpower Instinct.

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