Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend | Video on TED.com

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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.

Jacqueline Freeman‘s insight:

"Chasing a life of meaning is much healthier than avoiding discomfort" McGonigal answered when asked if its better to take that stressful job if you think you can handle it. How we perceive the body and its responses deeply impacts your health. Do you trust your body to always be doing what’s best for you?

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About "Rites O'Passage Ceremony & Coaching

Sheherezade using stories to transform the wounded and vengeful Sultan in 1001 Nights is my inspiration to fold stories and folktales into my coaching practice at Rites O'Passage I taught writing, literature, and women's studies for 13 years and got my start coaching as an academic coach at a medical school. "Women Who Run With the Wolves" stayed on my reading list pretty much the entire time I taught, and coaching gives me the opportunity to hold the classes and workshops I always dreamed of-- using archetypes for emotional alchemy

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