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Elissa Epel

Try THIS For 7 Days To Never Stress Out Again

Embrace Positive Stress

Today’s guest is Elissa Epel, Ph.D. is an international expert on stress, well being, and optimal aging and a best-selling author. She is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, at University of California, San Francisco, where she is Vice Chair of Psychology and directs the Aging Metabolism Emotions Center. She studies the environmental, psychological, behavioral and social factors that impact cellular aging, and is also focusing on climate wellness. She studies how self care practices such as meditation and positive stress can promote psychological and physiological thriving, and is interested in large scale interventions for communal well being and health equity. She’s written a new book called “The Stress Prescription: Seven Days to More Joy and Ease.

“Having purpose is incredibly important for buffering stress.” @Dr_Epel  

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How having a purpose plays a role in eradicating stress in your life.
  • Why you should include more “Nothingness” in your schedule.
  • How to embrace positive stress. 
  • Elissa’s seven day prescription to more joy in your life.


“Health is built through lifestyle.” @Dr_Epel  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • How do we even become aware of which factors are causing the most stress?
  • Should we focus on healing our bodies or thoughts first when managing stress?
  • What’s the difference between worrying and preparing for the future?
  • What is the science about gossiping and engaging in others’ drama?

In this episode, you will learn:

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