Stanford Psychologist Finds the Upside to Stress

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In her new book "The Upside of Stress," Stanford psychologist Kelly McGonigal challenges the traditional view that stress is harmful. She argues that stress can be a positive influence and can ultimately make one a happier person.


Kelly McGonigal, health psychologist, lecturer at Stanford University and author of books including "The Upside of Stress" and "The Willpower Instinct"