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Be there for your child, listen and never shout | Páll Ólafsson |

(15:12) Páll has a clear message for parents: Let’s stop shouting at our children. We need to see them and hear them. Páll Ólafsson is a husband, father of five children and also a grandfather. He is a social worker and has worked in child protection. Currently, he works at the Governmental Agency of Child Protection in Iceland. Among other …

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The real reason I traveled to 196 countries | Cassie De Pecol | TEDxMileHigh

(14:00) In 2017, 27-year-old Cassie De Pecol set two Guinness World Records for the fastest travel around the world to every sovereign country. Join Cassie for an in depth look at how she did it, what it was like, and for the first time publicly, the real reason why she started the expedition. Cassie De Pecol is a world traveler, …

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Life Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone | Yubing Zhang | TEDxStanford

(9:36) Leaping off buildings wasn’t exactly something graduate student Yubing Zhang ever thought she’d do. But pushing beyond her comfort zone and taking that bungee cord leap taught her more than she ever could have imagined. Yubing Zhang is a first-year MBA student at Stanford University. A series of transformational moments have led Zhang to completely change her understanding of …

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Peace In Everything We Do, Anne Riechert, Rotary Peace Scholar

(18:47) Anne Riechert speaks at the Rotary International Assembly 2017 on peace, Rotary and our changing world.

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3 fears about screen time for kids — and why they’re not true | Sara DeWitt

(11:51) Published on Oct 19, 2017 We check our phones upwards of 50 times per day — but when our kids play around with them, we get nervous. Are screens ruining childhood? Not according to children’s media expert Sara DeWitt. In a talk that may make you feel a bit less guilty about passing your phone to a bored kid …

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Moragh Graf’s interview of Rosalind Russell from R Star Foundation

Laguna Beach High School student Moragh Graf interviews eClub of the West Rotarian and Presdent-Elect, Rosalind Russell about her work with R Star Foundation serving and educating women and children in Nepal.

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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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