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Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
Amy Cudy is a social psychologist who studies how humans judge and influence each other. Body language, she reveals, can also play a huge role in how we feel about ourselves. It turns out that even a simple change in your stance can lead to more confidence and less stress.
The Power of Vulnerability | Brene Brown
Brene Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk at TEDxHouston, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share
Sheena Iyengar: The art of choosing
Sheena Iyengar studies how we make choices — and how we feel about the choices we make. At TEDGlobal, she talks about both trivial choices (Coke v. Pepsi) and profound ones, and shares her groundbreaking research that has uncovered some surprising attitudes about our decisions.
How to make work-life balance work – Nigel Marsh
Struggling to balance a career with a thriving personal life is hard for most adults, yet there are few resources that address how to tackle this problem. Author Nigel Marsh points out that the only person who can set and enforce boundaries between work and home life isyou. His approach to happiness is all about balancing physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight
Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.
Dan Buettner . How to live to be 100 +.
The human body, on average, lives to the age of 90 — but most people pass away about 12 years short of that. Dan Buettner explores the globe for National Geographic, and he found the four areas of the world with the longest lifespans. The secret to longevity and vitality goes way beyond genes or even healthy choices — he believe it’s also about social interactions and cultural beliefs.
Meg Jay: Why 30 is not the new 20
Listen up, 20-somethings! This talk may scare the living daylights out of you, but it’s worth the watch. Meg Jay is the author of “The Defining Decade.” She boldly calls on 20-somethings, telling them to refuse to throw away what could be the most important 10 years of their lives. Don’t worry — she’ll tell you how, too.
The Surprising Science of Happiness | Dan Gilbert
Surprise! The things we think we want (billions of dollars, a flawless body, a new love interest) don’t actually make us happy. So what does? Psychologist and Harvard professor Dan Gilbert explains our brains aren’t actually that great at predicting what will lead to happiness — and he helps us discover what will.
Dean Ornish: Healing through diet
According to Dean Ornish, not only can your body heal itself, but itwants to. Ornish uses humor and powerful information to explain why healthy choices make life not just longer, but better. This talk is a reminder that good nutrition shouldn’t be reserved just for weight loss, but used instead to enhance health and prevent problems before they appear.Dean Ornish talks about simple, low-tech and low-cost ways to take advantage of the body’s natural desire to heal itself
Happiness : Shawn Achor: The Happy Secret to Better Work
Shawn Achor researches and teaches positive psychology. He’s also funny, and he’s got a big idea about productivity. Here, Achor breaks down the way we educate, work, and parent to show that happiness has to come before success.