Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.

Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University who is known for her work in the field of 'science help' which focuses on translating insights from psychology and neuroscience into practical strategies that support health and well-being.

She is passionate about translating cutting-edge research from psychology, neuroscience, and medicine into practical strategies for health, happiness, and personal success.

“Stress actually is your body and your brain's attempt to help you cope with life, with life as it is, to meet the present moment, to deal with reality and to find ways to not only survive, but also thrive.“ - Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.

Learn More:

  1. Website: Kelly McGonigal
  2. Book: The Joy of Movement: How exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage
  3. Book: The Science of Compassion: A Modern Approach for Cultivating Empathy, Love, and Connection 
  4. Podcast Feature: Can You Flex Your Stress Mindset? Podcast with Kelly McGonigal
  5. Podcast Feature: The Joy of Movement with Dr. Kelly McGonigal

More from Neurohacker:

  1. Podcast: The Science of Resilience - Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D. - Mind Body
  2. Blog: How Stress Can Make You Resilient: An Interview with Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.