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One reason that how you think about stress matters is because it changes how you respond to stress.

Kelly McGonigal

I think it depends on how you go about making your New Year’s resolution. Typically, when people are making a New Year’s resolution, they don’t start with the right questions, so they end up making a resolution that is ineffective.

Kelly McGonigal

The body is so linked to the mind. I would say the body is constantly leading a conversation with the mind.

Amy Cuddy

(Self-affirmation is) a way of grounding ourselves in the truth of our own stories. It makes us feel less dependent on the approval of others and even comfortable with their disapproval, if that's what we get.

Amy Cuddy

I now refer to this general phenomenon as the “postural feedback effect,” but if I am choosing just one effect – one outcome — the key finding is simple: adopting expansive postures causes people to feel more powerful.

Amy Cuddy

In the four and a half years since I gave my TED talk, research on the feedback effects of adopting powerful (i.e., expansive) versus powerless (i.e., contractive) postures — otherwise known as “power posing” — has accumulated.

Amy Cuddy

I wanted to better connect with all the people who were reaching out to me, to give them more context and more things they can use. 

Amy Cuddy

Slow down and take pauses

Amy Cuddy

I've been studying sexism for 15 years, and it's much easier to document the existence of sexism than it is to document the existence of interventions that reduce it.

Amy Cuddy

What I see happening with particularly shy people in interviews is that they really rush through their answers. They're afraid to ask questions. They certainly don't pause. They truncate their answers.

Amy Cuddy

Self regulation depends on a limited energy supply.

Roy Baumeister

When someone asks you a question trust that they really want you to answer it thoughtfully. So don't even be afraid to pause before you answer it. Reflect; don't jump right in.

Amy Cuddy

As the day wears on, people get worse and worse and more likely to give in to temptation.

Roy Baumeister

If you are spending a day at the beach, there may be no effect, but the accumulating demands of the day can really deplete you.

Roy Baumeister

For me six children all are normal delivery only and I have not gone to hospital. At this age too I can do any type of asana.

Nanammal (Yoga Instructor)

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