Is Stress Always Bad?

Psychologist Bridgette Hard on why we should change how we think about stress

We tend to think of stress as a bad thing that affects our health and well-being. But Duke's Bridgette Hard says that the way we think about stress makes a huge difference in how stress affects us. Reframing our ideas about stress can reduce its harmful impacts. Hard is associate professor of the practice of psychology and neuroscience.

This video is a part of Duke's series, Extra Credit: Life's Curiosities Explained. To see more, check out the playlist.