Bert discusses why Life is good, a positive lifestyle brand, purposely blurs the lines between work, play, for-proft enterprise and non-profit social work. The lessons learned from his personal and professional experiences illustrate that the keys to a happy and fulfilling life are all around us. Bert Jacobs and his brother John spent five years
Note from TED: This talk, which features health advice based on a personal narrative, has been flagged as potentially outside TED’s curatorial guidelines. Viewer discretion advised. The guidelines we give our TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://www.ted.com/pages/tedx_curating_speakers ***** Dr. Terry Wahls learned how to properly fuel her body. Using the lessons she learned
Jim Donovan M.Ed. is a professional musician, Assistant Professor at Saint Francis University and TEDx speaker. His mission is to share the healing power of music through education and performance. He specializes in placing music and wellness programs in organizations who focus on people with disabilities and people recovering from addiction. Donovan performs with his
Rather than hauling heavy atmospheric pumps from earth, the way to create a habitable atmosphere on Mars is to take advantage of its own topology, geography and nature. Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/dr-kakus-universe/the-cheapest-way-to-terraform-mars Follow Big Think here: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/bigthink Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BigThinkdotcom Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigthink Transcript: Let’s be blunt. It will take centuries to terraform Mars. Mars is a gigantic
En esta plática, hablo de la diferencia entre pasión y talento proponiendo que la idea de poder lograrlo todo es utópica, no es absolutamente real: hay personas que no tienen la capacidad de conseguir lo mismo que Stephen Hawking, que Yuri o que Usain Bolt, porque, además del interés y la perseverancia en la lucha,
In her TEDxBerkeley talk, internationally acclaimed ballet dancer Miko Fogarty discusses her decision to switch directions completely and pursue science. As a dancer, Miko has received worldwide recognition, including the Gold Medal at the Moscow International Ballet Competition and featured in the award-winning ballet documentary “First Position”. Miko received a contract with the Birmingham Royal
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Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success. (Note: Some
What is the Higgs boson? Michio Kaku describes the so-called “God particle” as a fuse. “It’s a match. It’s the spark that set off the Big Bang. It put the bang in the Big Bang.” Transcript– A few months ago the headlines were dominated by the fact that physicists think they found the Higgs boson.
“Mesele esir düşmekte değil, teslim olmamakta bütün mesele” diyen Levent Ülgen, bizlere de hayallerimizin ve inandıklarımızn peşinden sonuna kadar gitmeyi öğütlüyor. ODTÜ Fizik Bölümünü bitirdi ve Ankara Halk Tiyatrosuna, daha sonra Ankara Sanat Tiyatrosuna katıldı. Bu sırada Hacettepe Üniversitesi Konservatuvarı Tiyatro Bölümünde eğitim görme hakkını kazandı. Tiyatro yaşantısına çeşitli oyunlarda çok farklı rollerle devam etti.
Casinos, magicians, and the makers of social media platforms all know something about you: your mind is very vulnerable to influence. Just as the magician relies on limitations in your short term memory or visual acuity to accomplish sleight of hand, online software engineers leverage the limits of your mind to make their product addictive.
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 — along with four ways to make it work for you. Do you have what it takes to share an idea worth spreading? TEDTalks is a
Self-Love, be Intentional Self-Love, be intentional This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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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 of seemingly normal opportunities that evolved into extraordinary, life changing events. Maisie tells the story of working on what ended up becoming the biggest television show
http://bigthink.com John Waters knew he was gay the moment he saw Elvis Presley, but people rarely asked him about his sexuality because they feared it was something “worse” than homosexuality. “They were afraid to hear the answer,” he says. Question: How did you come out?John Waters: Coming out! It’s just so square to me. I
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 journey, results, and the alarming turn of events that unfolded. A junior at Wheaton North High School, Michaela Horn is a cultural and philanthropic powerhouse. She plays piano and
At the heart of the Milky Way, there’s a supermassive black hole that feeds off a spinning disk of hot gas, sucking up anything that ventures too close — even light. We can’t see it, but its event horizon casts a shadow, and an image of that shadow could help answer some important questions about
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 man he would not want to be near. Two remarkable people appeared and taught him life’s greatest lessons, and in
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 the significant factors are that determine our working life quality. His approach addresses how to achieve a permanent end to slander and bullying among adults in the workplace.
“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 connected in a number of ways, meaning the state of our intestines can alter the way our brains work and behave, giving a whole new meaning to ‘Food for
“Life comes at us very quickly, and what we need to do is take that amorphous flow of experience and somehow extract meaning from it.” In this funny, enlightening talk, educational psychologist Peter Doolittle details the importance — and limitations — of your “working memory,” that part of the brain that allows us to make
Laxmi recalls the horrific day when she was acid attacked in New Delhi and how a decade later, she’s turned this chapter of her life into a narrative of triumph today. She’s not alone in this fight against acid attacks anymore and her initiative Sheroes is bringing together other acid attach victims too! Laxmi, a