Archive | May, 2015

Stress is only bad for you if you believe it is!

12 May

How you think and how you act can transform your experience of stress
“Your stress response has a built in mechanism for stress resilience, and that mechanism is human connection”

Kelly McGonigal explains how by reaching out to others when stressed oxytocin is released which negates the harmful effect of stress on the body.

“For every major stressful life experience, there was an increased the risk of dying by 30%, people who spent time caring for others showed absolutely no increased risk of dying.