Video #1 Ever wonder how your ancestors survived horrific stress? Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive. "We are not distressed by things, but by our view of things". Epicurus
Ted.com|13 min| 2013
"Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, but when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain. This Ted.Ed video shows how chronic stress can affect brain size, its structure, and how it functions, right down to the level of your genes." 2015 5 min.
"The Happy Secret to Better Work." Positive psychology improves your outlook and your output. Shawn Acho r2011 | Ted.com | 12 min
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Adam Grant brings life to the real issues in the workplace-relationship dynamics. What kind of co-worker are you? 13 min | 2016
In art school, Phil Hansen developed an unruly tremor in his hand that kept him from creating the pointillist drawings he loved. Hansen was devastated, floating without a sense of purpose. Until a neurologist made a simple suggestion: embrace this limitation ... and transcend it. Phil Hansen | TED Talks| 10 min. | May 21, 2013
This very first Unlocking US Podcast explores how stress impacts our lives when we face a change or a challenge for the very first time. Listen to this great discussion about the stress and anxiety that we all feel during this "FFT". (What's an FFT?)
3/20/2020 37 min.
Video #10 Question: "How can I survive something as awful as this global pandemic, racial injustice and climate crisis?" Answer: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl, provides a template for resilient survival during trauma of historic proportions. This 6-minute video shares major coping tools.
David Logan, Tribal Leadership 2009 Ted Talk, 17 minutes
Stage #1 Life Sucks
Stage #2 My Life Sucks
Stage #3 I'm Great. You're Not.
Stage #4 We're Great. Shared Values Unite Us.
Stage #5 Life Is Great.
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