Stress usually brings up rather negative feelings in people. It’s the thing that makes your heart pound, your breath quicken and your hands sweaty. But while stress has been made into a health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if that’s what you believe. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges everyone to see stress as positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
“I no longer want to get rid of your stress. I want to make you better at stress.”