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Video 1: How to Make Stress Your Friend by Kelly McGonigal (TED Talk)

Description: The author of The Upside of Stress, health psychologist Kelly McGonigal, encourages individuals to view stress as positive, not as harmful to health. She suggests that it is not stress itself, but the belief that stress is harmful, that adversely affects health. 

Video 2: How Stress Affects Your Brain by Madhumita Murgia by TedED

Description: Stress can have a range of effects on the body. Stress is not always bad, but chronic stress changes your brain in negative ways.