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Tagged with “health” (4)

  1. Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend | TED Talk

    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.

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  2. Emily Balcetis: Why some people find exercise harder than others | TED Talk

    Why do some people struggle more than others to keep off the pounds? Social psychologist Emily Balcetis shows research that addresses one of the many factors: our vision. In an informative talk, she shows how when it comes to fitness, some people quite literally see the world differently — and offers a surprisingly simple solution to overcome these differences.

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  3. Matt Walker: Sleep is your superpower | TED Talk

    Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature's best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep — and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don't, for both your brain and body. Learn more about sleep's impact on your learning, memory, immune system and even your genetic code — as well as some helpful tips for getting some shut-eye.

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  4. Kelly McGonigal: The Upside of Stress | Commonwealth Club

    Thu, May 21 2015 - 7:00pm Kelly McGonigal, Health Psychologist; Lecturer, Stanford University; Author, The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It Jenny Dearborn, Chief Learning Officer, SAP - Moderator We’ve all heard stress can make us sick, but can it be a good thing?

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