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The Truth About Stress

Just A Cold, Dark, Night On The Side Of Everest

Alia J. Crum, Ph.D. | Posted 01.27.2014 | TED Weekends
Alia J. Crum, Ph.D.

If we are mindful of our mindsets about stress -- and of the potential power of such mindsets -- it may be possible to learn how to stress better.

Stress vs. Comfort? Can Stress Be Good for You?

Beth Kuhel | Posted 11.24.2013 | TED Weekends
Beth Kuhel

I had no relatives there so I needed to "man up" to the fact that my ability to adapt and create a life for myself was one hundred percent up to me. At age seventeen my need for friends was intense and not knowing a soul was, needless to say, a bit stressful.

Gratitude for Feeling Crappy

Dan Fleshler | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Dan Fleshler

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI often don't feel well due to stress hormones, which act up partly because I have Type 1 diabetes. But I try to feel grateful when that happens.

Could Stress Really Be Good for You?

James E. Porter | Posted 11.23.2013 | TED Weekends
James E. Porter

Without ignoring the fact that there can indeed be an upside to stress, we need to continue addressing these very real health problems caused by exposure to stress that the rest of the world is facing every day.

Embrace The Positive Potential of Stress

Kathariya Mokrue, PhD | Posted 11.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Kathariya Mokrue, PhD

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWho wants to feel their bodies gearing up to "fight or flight" where the heart races, blood pressure spikes, breathing becomes shallow and irregular, face flushes, and hands become clammy?

Our Symptoms Are There to Teach Us

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 11.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgShe was the only woman at her firm, and was well respected by her colleagues, but still she was unhappy.

Is Stress Most People's Friend?

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 11.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgStressful events can bring out the best in us, lift us to levels we never thought possible. We can rise to the occasion. But, it's not quite that simple, is it?

WATCH: Turns Out, We May Have Gotten the Science of Stress Completely Wrong

TEDTalks | Posted 01.25.2014 | TED Weekends

kelly mcgonigalPsychologist Kelly McGonigal shares new research showing that it's our thinking about stress, rather than stress itself, that affects our health.