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The Upside of stress : why stress is good for you, and how to get good at it

Author: Kelly McGonigal
Publisher: New York, New York : Avery, 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Combining exciting new research on resilience and mindset, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, proves that undergoing stress is not bad for you; it is undergoing stress while believing that stress is bad for you that makes it harmful. In fact, stress has many benefits, from giving us greater focus and energy, to strengthening our personal relationships. McGonigal shows readers how to cultivate a mindset that embraces stress, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly McGonigal
ISBN: 9781101982938 1101982934
OCLC Number: 1120521843
Description: XXIII, 279 pàgines ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Kelly McGonigal, PhD.

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"Combining exciting new research on resilience and mindset, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, proves that undergoing stress is not bad for you; it is undergoing stress while believing that stress is bad for you that makes it harmful. In fact, stress has many benefits, from giving us greater focus and energy, to strengthening our personal relationships. McGonigal shows readers how to cultivate a mindset that embraces stress, and activate the brain's natural ability to learn from challenging experiences. Both practical and life-changing, The Upside of Stress is not a guide to getting rid of stress, but a toolkit for getting better at it?by understanding, accepting, and leveraging it to your advantage." --OCLC.

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