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Brené Brown on Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a ...

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I Was Almost A School Shooter | Aaron Stark | TEDxBoulder

After growing up in painful, abusive conditions, Aaron Stark was on his way to an atrocity, until simple acts of kindness changed his life forever. What is causing ...

What if you could trade a paperclip for a house? | Kyle MacDonald | TEDxVienna

Kyle MacDonald details just exactly how he traded up from one red paperclip to a house, in only a year! It's an unlikely and amazing journey with lots of surprises ...

How to Have a Good Conversation | Celeste Headlee | TEDxCreativeCoast

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have great conversations – and most of us don't converse very well. A great ...

How I learned to read -- and trade stocks -- in prison | Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll

Financial literacy isn't a skill -- it's a lifestyle. Take it from Curtis "Wall Street" Carroll. As an incarcerated individual, Caroll knows the power of a dollar. While in ...

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BTS speech at the United Nations | UNICEF

BTS support the launch of Generation Unlimited, a new global partnership to help every young person into quality education, training or employment by 2030.

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Being an Introvert is a Good Thing. | Crystal Robello | TEDxStMaryCSSchool

50% of the American population is made up of introverts, however society has a negative stigma placed on the word. In her talk, grade 12 student Crystal ...

Stop searching for your passion | Terri Trespicio | TEDxKC

What are you passionate about? You're told these five words hold the key to a successful career and life purpose. What if it's the wrong question altogether?

Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong | Johann Hari

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail ...

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How School Makes Kids Less Intelligent | Eddy Zhong | [email protected]

Eddy Zhong, successful technology entrepreneur, dives into the truth behind our K-12 education system. Eddy strongly believes that the education system ...

The art of cognitive blindspots | Kyle Eschen | TEDxVienna

Using two classics of magic, Kyle Eschen explores the psychological techniques that underlie theatrical deception. As people wander the world, they use ...

The Super Mario Effect - Tricking Your Brain into Learning More | Mark Rober | TEDxPenn

When 50000 of Mark Rober's 3 million YouTube subscribers participated in a basic coding challenge, the data all pointed to what Rober has dubbed the Super ...

The Other Side of Ego | Jonathan Gravenor | TEDxOcala

As he stared at the end of his life when diagnosed with cancer, Jonathan was hit with the fact he was not the man he thought he was - He had become the kind of ...

Why do we ask questions? Michael "Vsauce" Stevens at TEDxVienna

Michael Stevens the persona behind the YouTube sensation Vsauce, is an online personality with an entertaining approach to explaining the science behind ...

Dolph Lundgren | On healing and forgiveness | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

The movie Rocky IV turned Dolph Lundgren aka Soviet boxer Ivan Drago into a Hollywood star. Exactly 30 years later the Fulbrighter Dolph Lundgren shares his ...

Emotional Intelligence: Using the Laws of Attraction | D. Ivan Young | TEDxLSCTomball

The "Laws of Attraction" are real; inasmuch, there is a Divine Component. Connecting Personality Type to The Laws of Attraction positions you for immediate ...

How to grow from underdog to basketball and social media icon | The Professor | TEDxDenHelder

Grayson 'The Professor' Boucher tells his life story. How he grew from a benchwarmer to a social media influencer. He defied the odds in pursuit of his dream of ...

TED's secret to great public speaking | Chris Anderson

There's no single formula for a great talk, but there is a secret ingredient that all the best ones have in common. TED Curator Chris Anderson shares this secret ...

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Don't strive to be famous, strive to be talented | Maisie Williams | TEDxManchester

Maisie is an actress, an entrepreneur, and an activist. Yet to this day, she has no formal qualifications to her name. Her career has been built upon a symphony ...

I Am Not A Monster: Schizophrenia | Cecilia McGough | TEDxPSU

Cecilia McGough puts a face to schizophrenia and helps empower college students through the upcoming non-profit Students With Schizophrenia. Students ...

How to travel the world with almost no money | Tomislav Perko | TEDxTUHH

Many people daydream about traveling the world, but all of them have the same excuse - lack of money. Tomislav, after traveling the world for years with almost ...

Trust your struggle | Zain Asher | TEDxEuston

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Trust your struggle ZAIN ASHER was born and raised in London.

Girl Up: The Secrets to an Extraordinary Life | Courtney Ferrell | TEDxRVA

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. It was filmed and edited by Tijo Media at the Carpenter Theatre at ...

The most important lesson from 83,000 brain scans | Daniel Amen | TEDxOrangeCoast

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events ...

Reading minds through body language | Lynne Franklin | TEDxNaperville

Can you read someone's mind by looking at them? Almost. Lynne Franklin teaches you how to connect with 3 types of people by understanding how their bodies ...

Refusing to Settle: The Quarter-Life Crisis | Adam "Smiley" Poswolsky | [email protected]

What is a quarter-life crisis, and how do you break through it? In this engaging and funny talk, the author of an Amazon bestseller on finding meaningful work ...

How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Mel Robbins is a married working mother of three, an ivy-educated criminal lawyer, ...

Find your dream job without ever looking at your resume | Laura Berman Fortgang | TEDxBocaRaton

Laura has put in tens of thousands of hours over twenty years to help people make career transitions and improve their lives. Through her coaching company, ...

How I Overcame My Fear of Public Speaking | Danish Dhamani | [email protected]

Communication is the most important skill for personal and professional success. In this talk, Danish Dhamani discusses how overcoming your fear of public ...

Ancient Secrets of a Master Healer: Deeper Healing Solutions | Dr Clint Rogers | TEDxWilmington

NOTE FROM TED: This talk, which was filmed at a TEDx event, contains several assertions about Ayurveda and ancient healing that are not supported by the ...

Programming your mind for success | Carrie Green | TEDxManchester

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Carrie Green started her first online business at the age of 20, whilst studying Law at ...

I Am Not Your Asian Stereotype | Canwen Xu | TEDxBoise

Bad driver. Math wizard. Model minority. In this hilarious and insightful talk, eighteen-year-old Canwen Xu shares her Asian-American story of breaking ...

Breaking the language barrier | Tim Doner | TEDxTeen 2014

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB http://j.mp/TxT14TimDoner Tim Doner is a senior at the Dalton School in New York City ...

Narcissism and Its Discontents | Ramani Durvasula | TEDxSedona

Narcissism has not only become a normalized social condition, it is increasingly being incentivized. The framework of narcissism with the central pillars of lack of ...

Teen stress from a teen perspective | Michaela Horn | TEDxNaperville

A simple experiment to discover what stresses high school students leads to disturbing results that soon become a story on their own. Michaela Horn shares her ...

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don't know how. We spend a lot of time talking about physical strength and physical health, but ...

Skills for Healthy Romantic Relationships | Joanne Davila | TEDxSBU

People may know what a healthy romantic relationship looks like, but most don't know how to get one. Psychologist and researcher Joanne Davila describes ...

How to Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals | Stephen Duneier | TEDxTucson

How you define Stephen Duneier depends on how you came to know him. Some define him as an expert institutional investor, while others know him as a large ...

Food for thought: How your belly controls your brain | Ruairi Robertson | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

"Have you ever had a gut feeling or butterflies in your stomach? Has hunger ever changed your mood? Our bellies and brains are physically and biochemically ...

How to start changing an unhealthy work environment | Glenn D. Rolfsen | TEDxOslo

Do you think backbiting is happening at your workplace or place of study? Glenn Rolfsen's talk is about what contributes to a toxic work environment and what ...

How To Multiply Your Time | Rory Vaden | TEDxDouglasville

Everything you know about time-management is wrong. In this challenging and counter-intuitive video, Self-Discipline Strategist and New York Times bestselling ...

Intermittent Fasting: Transformational Technique | Cynthia Thurlow | TEDxGreenville

Two-thirds of women 40-59 years old are overweight and more than 1/2 are obese. Intermittent fasting can help women lose weight effectively. And can have ...

What a 15-year-old meth addict taught me about leadership | Brian Fretwell | TEDxBoise

How do you lead someone who knows what they need to do to change their life but—despite all your help—isn't going to do it? Brian Fretwell was confronted ...

The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech

Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Scott Geller is Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and Director of the ...

Hypnotize Yourself | Dan Candell | TEDxAuburnMiddleSchool

Dan Candell guides us in the art of personal hypnotism as we awaken our minds to change the world we're living in. Dan Candell is a world class hypnotist who ...

I grew up in a cult. It was heaven -- and hell. | Lilia Tarawa | TEDxChristchurch

Lilia Tarawa was brought up in the Gloriavale Christian Community on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, where she was constantly ...

Emotional Mastery: The Gifted Wisdom of Unpleasant Feelings | Dr Joan Rosenberg | TEDxSantaBarbara

What often blocks people from feeling capable in life and from having greater success with finances, health or relationships is how they handle unpleasant ...

To reach beyond your limits by training your mind | Marisa Peer | TEDxKCS

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. You can train your mind to do what you want it to. Collaboration with ...

The epidemic of the "I Know All" expert | Mikhail (Doctor Mike) Varshavski | TEDxMonteCarlo

It is said that the more you learn, the less you know. However according to Mikhail Varshavski, also known as the social media star "Doctor Mike", we have too ...

Is Social Media Hurting Your Mental Health? | Bailey Parnell | TEDxRyersonU

Scrolling through our social media feeds feels like a harmless part of our daily lives. But is it actually as harmless at seems? According to social media expert ...