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. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
Category: Stress Management
Stress and Vulnerability to Illness
by Reverend David Songy, OFM Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D.
Finding Your Inner Contemplative
By Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, Ph.D. From Saint Luke Institute With the enforcement of social distancing and shelter in place orders, many friends and acquaintances have jokingly suggested to us monks: “This probably hasn’t meant a lot of changes for Read More …
A Great Lesson on Stress
A young lady confidently walked around the room with a raised glass of water while leading a seminar and explaining stress management to her audience. Everyone knew she was going to ask the ultimate question, ‘Half empty or half full?’ Read More …