TED: How to make stress your friend

Great Friday morning TED from bed (a new ritual) about how we can manage stress, why oxytocin is awesome, the reason I probably love hugs so much, and the #science behind why chasing meaning is better for your health than trying to avoid discomfort.

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