Dr. Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist, is deemed “a leader driven by compassion and pragmatism.” – Forbes.com 20 Inspiring Women to Follow
Here, she confesses that she has thought and taught about stress incorrectly for 10 years.
This is yet another example of what I’ve been saying. The way you think about something changes it's affects on you. Click To Tweet
Have a look at her TED talk below and let me know what you think.
Do you agree with the things I’ve been saying?
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.
Here’s a nice animation to play around with. Just focus on it and the train will change direction.
Just how we can change the direction of our lives by changing our focus.