Tag Archives: TED Talks

Why we need pain to feel happiness

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TED Talk: Your body language shapes who you are

In her TED Talk: Your body language shapes who you are, Amy Cuddy advocates enacting body power positions (such as arms outstretched in victory) to increase your confidence and your capabilities. Research demonstrates that such actions may lead to positive … Continue reading

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TED Talk: Everything you know about addiction is wrong

In his TED Talk Everything you know about addiction is wrong, Johann Hari argues that addiction rates would radically drop if as individuals and societies we practiced love and social connectivity.  To make his case he reviews addictive drug research from … Continue reading

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TED Talk: How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed

In his TED Talk How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed, Daniel Levitin encourages people to practice a pre-mortem instead of a post-mortem.  Post-mortems (which literally means after death) are investigations to discover and understand the cause of something after it … Continue reading

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TED Talk: How to speak so that people want to listen

In his TED Talk How to speak so that people want to listen, Julian Treasure identifies at least 7 things to avoid: Gossip Judging Negativity Complaining Excuses Lying Dogmatism How to speak so that people want to listen? Treasure suggests the … Continue reading

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How to fight desertification and reverse climate change

Surprising insights about “science” has contributed to destroying the environment and what we can do to fix the problems. “How to Green the World’s Deserts and Reverse Climate Change.”  

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4 Ways to Make Changing Easier

Cut – Less is more Concretize – Make it vivid Categorize – More categories, fewer choices Condition “Sheena Iyengar: How to make choosing easier“

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