Becoming Your Best Self : The New Science of Stress and Willpower

What if from now on you could make friends with stress? More easily make new habits? Lead a more empowered life? Even rely upon your willpower when needed? It’s easier than you think! Bestselling author of The Willpower Instinct and The Neuroscience of Change and Stanford University health psychologist, Kelly McGonigal, will share the stories and insights from science that can move us from being stuck to making change stick. Learn why stress is really your friend, what willpower is and why you already have it, and the practical science-based strategies for getting started, taming an overwhelmed brain, overcoming setbacks, and staying motivated. Ready to meet your best self?

Kelly McGonigal is a psychologist who works at the intersection of neuroscience and the latest advances in understanding the mind-body connection. Her specialty is discovering ways to apply new scientific findings to personal health and happiness. Kelly is the author of The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More Of It, based on her popular university courses and Psychology Today blog, The Science of Willpower. She is a Lecturer at Stanford University, and a TED presenter. She’s been quoted in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times,, Web MD, Time, Fitness, Women’s Health and more. In 2010, Forbes named her one of the 20 most inspiring women to follow on Twitter. 

Inspiring is definitely the word. Kelly’s winning, lively style makes the daunting task of reclaiming our lives seem within anyone’s grasp. It’s a message we’re confident will help you achieve your personal and professional goals — and live the life you really want to live.

Date and Time
Wednesday, September 10
7 p.m.

Hilton Garden Inn
53995 Indiana St Rd 933
South Bend, IN 46637


Registration Required

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