How to make stress your friend…

Kelly McGonigal — Psychologist, Stanford Professor

“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.

Kelly McGonigal translates academic research into practical strategies for health, happiness and personal success.” —

It’s Monday 13-January-2014 (or whatever day/year you’re reading this). Do you know where your resolutions are? And why? Listen and watch to Kelly McGonigal, a psychologist and Stanford professor and TED speaker talk about resolutions and why they fail. Enjoy!

Yexchange.TV — Your Voice. Your Passion. Around the Globe. Real-time conversations, stories with movement leaders and industry experts — audio, video.

(Hat tip to my fellow professional colleague Joann Donnelly for posting this.)