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From Clutter to Clarity | Kerry Thomas | TEDxAshburn

(11:43) Clutter is not just “stuff.” Clutter can be physical, digital, mental, emotional or spiritual, and each type can be overwhelming. Learn the number one cause of clutter in any area of your life, and how to bust through for lasting results. Kerry Thomas attended the University of Florida where she received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Special Education. …

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How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas | Manoush Zomorodi

(16:13) Published on Aug 29, 2017 Do you sometimes have your most creative ideas while folding laundry, washing dishes or doing nothing in particular? It’s because when your body goes on autopilot, your brain gets busy forming new neural connections that connect ideas and solve problems. Learn to love being bored as Manoush Zomorodi explains the connection between spacing out …

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What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s | Lisa Genova

(13:56) Published on May 19, 2017 Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an Alzheimer’s-resistant brain.

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The Amazing Way Bicycles Change You| Anthony Desnick | TEDxZumbroRiver

(17:17) Tony Desnick, Director for Development and New Projects with Nice Ride Minnesota, makes the case that bikes are saving the world from itself. Bicycles really do change you and, in amazing ways, change the community around you.

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A practical way to help the homeless find work and safety | Richard J. Berry

(12:22) Published on Sep 1, 2017 When Richard J. Berry, the mayor of Albuquerque, saw a man on a street corner holding a cardboard sign that read “Want a job,” he decided to take him (and others in his situation) up on it. He and his staff started a citywide initiative to help the homeless by giving them day jobs …

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3 reasons why we can win the fight against poverty | Andrew Youn

(13:15) Half of the world’s poorest people have something in common: they’re small farmers. In this eye-opening talk, activist Andrew Youn shows how his group, One Acre Fund, is helping these farmers lift themselves out of poverty by delivering to them life-sustaining farm services that are already in use all over the world. Enter this talk believing we’ll never be …

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Power Foods for the Brain | Neal Barnard | TEDxBismarck

https://youtu.be/v_ONFix_e4k(17:01) Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes, body weight, and chronic pain, including a groundbreaking study of dietary interventions in type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Barnard has authored over 70 scientific publications as well as 17 books. As president of the Physicians Committee, Dr. Barnard leads …

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How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung …

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How to Get Your Kids to Listen and Engage | Kris Prochaska | TEDxBend

(13:15) What happens when we include our children in the conversations they have a stake in? Once a psychotherapist, now a coach and consultant, Kris uses her intuitive insight, diagnostic skills and business savvy to help her clients discover their Natural Genius Factor™ and use it to excel in business and create harmonious family relationships. She’s helped hundreds of women …

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Want kids to learn well? Feed them well | Sam Kass

(12:08) What can we expect our kids to learn if they’re hungry or eating diets full of sugar and empty of nutrients? Former White House Chef and food policymaker Sam Kass discusses the role schools can play in nourishing students’ bodies in addition to their minds.

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