Tag: TED Talk

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Start a “better than nothing habit.” Focus on the small steps you take each day. Consistency is key. Celebrate the small wins. The goal is to be better than your previous self, not better than other people. 

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    When was the last time you experienced joy? How do cherry blossoms, rainbows, bubbles, and googly eyes make you feel? Where can you find joy? Writer and designer, Ingrid Fetell Lee’s TED Talk, Where Joy Hides and How to Find It, shares the surprisingly simple roots of joy and illustrates how we can all find and create more joy in […]

  • Therapy Thursday

    Do you feel stuck in life right now? Do you want to learn ways to get unstuck and thrive in work and life? Harvard Medical School psychologist, Susan David, discusses emotional agility in her 2017 TEDWomen Talk, The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage. Emotional agility refers to how we use emotion to highlight our best selves in all […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    When was the last time you failed? How did you feel? What steps did you take to move forward? What did you learn? Co-founder of the movement Fuckup Nights and Executive Director for the Failure Institute, Leticia Gasca developed the first think tank in the world dedicated to studying business failure and the reasons behind it. In […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Winning verses Succeeding Success is not being better than someone else. Success is always trying to be your best self. … though did my best, that is success. Peace of mind attained only through self-satisfaction and knowing you made the effort to do the best that you are capable.  – John Wooden  

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Do you have a Fixed Mindset or a Growth Mindset? In Carol Dweck’s TED Talk, Developing a Growth Mindset, she discusses the meaning of “not yet.”  Growth Theory of Intelligence, previously Incremental Theory, is the degree that an individual attributes his/her intelligence to learning, effort, training, and practice. A growth mindset appreciates effort and practice. Individuals with a […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    How do we connect to each other during a pandemic? Human connection is powerful. It gives meaning and purpose to our lives. It creates a sense of belonging and worthiness within ourselves; a feeling that we are “good enough.” In Brené Brown’s TED Talk, The Power of Vulnerability, she examines the human connection: our ability to empathize, belong, and […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Do you have an inner critic? Does your inner critic “nit pick” at every thought and action lowering your self-esteem and confidence? Each of us has two different voices: a nurturer (lifting us up) and a critic (bringing us down). Both of these voices have important roles to play throughout our lives. The inner nurturer fosters self-compassion and encouragement, while the inner critic helps us […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Are you struggling to make a hard decision? Do you find it difficult to make simple choices, like what to eat for breakfast? Does the word “decision” make you cringe? Consider the picture above, which path would you take: Smooth dirt or Bumpy rocks? The smooth dirt path might be easier, however the bumpy path can help an individual […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    What brings you happiness? What gives your life meaning and purpose? Our culture is obsessed with happiness, but happiness is not consistent and there is a more fulfilling path, according to journalist and author, Emily Esfahani Smith. If we serve something beyond ourselves and develop our best inner beings, we will have something meaningful to grasp. In […]