Movement gives us access to the best of ourselves and it has nothing to do with weight or abilities regardless of what the “fitness culture” says, it’s science! Stanford Professor Kelly McGonigal PhD and author of The Joy of Movement is my guest and she has insight to help you reclaim movement.
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Listen to Episode 139:
Tune in to Episode 9: The Upside of Stress (and Emotional Eating) where Bernie & I discussed Kelly’s previous book The Upside Of Stress.
Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University who specializes in understanding the mind-body connection. As a pioneer in the field of “science-help,” her mission is to translate insights from psychology and neuroscience into practical strategies that support personal well-being and strengthen communities.
She is the best-selling author of The Willpower Instinct and The Upside of Stress.
Through the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism, she helped create Stanford Compassion Cultivation Training, a program now taught around the world that helps individuals strengthen their empathy, compassion, and self-compassion.
You might know her from her TED talk, “How to Make Stress Your Friend,” which is one of the most viewed TED talks of all time, with over 20 million views.
Her new book, The Joy of Movement, explores why physical exercise is a powerful antidote to the modern epidemics of depression, anxiety, and loneliness.