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Are You Stressed?

Chasing meaning in your life is better than avoiding discomfort.

Stress is a major factor in most people’s lives.  It has been proven to be a major factor in your body’s ability to fight off disease, your mood, and a lot of other health problems.

But what if  you looked at stress from a different perspective? Perhaps there’s more to it than just the the bad stuff.  Watch this TED talk by Stanford psychologist and bestselling author Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D., who delivers a startling message: Stress isn’t bad.

 

Difficult Conversations

Here is a really great video given by Lauren Mackler on having difficult conversations.  In this video, Lauren gives really great and concrete tools on how to handle these types of interactions with assertiveness and grace.