Category Archive for: ‘Ted Talks’

Two conversations that changed my life | Tamara Taggart | TEDxSFU

(15:51) This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Tamara Taggart is an award-winning Anchor for CTV News at Six, a working mother and wife. Tamara has 3 beautiful children and 1 of them just happens to have an extra chromosome. Tamara has had numerous conversations with healthcare professionals regarding her son Beckett, …

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How To Meditate In Twelve Minutes (Guided Meditation & Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners)

(12:37) Welcome to this beginner’s guided meditation which uses mindfulness meditation techniques to help you positively enhance your own health and well being in just a few short minutes per day. This meditation is designed to teach you how to easily meditate with a straight forward practice of sitting mindfully with stillness and gently focused inner observation. This meditation experience …

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How to Change Careers when You’re Lost | Felicia Ricci | TEDxYale

(11:13) Felicia Ricci is an author, performer, voice teacher, and an entrepreneur. She talks about life, decisions and doubt. Felicia Ricci is an author, performer, voice teacher, entrepreneur, and self- described five-trick pony who loves to make creative mischief. She was last seen as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady at the Shubert Theater, opposite David Alan Grier and Reg …

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Why comfort will ruin your life | Bill Eckstrom | TEDxUniversityofNevada

(12:35) After documenting and researching over 50,000 coaching interactions in the workplace, Bill Eckstrom shares life-altering, personal and professional development ideas through the introduction of the “Growth Rings.” The rings illustrate how dangerous it can be to remain in a state of comfort and how being in discomfort is the only way to sustain growth. You’ll be amazed at the world-changing …

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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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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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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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