We are already half way through 2017 and still doesn’t seem to have achieved the positivity and insight which we are looking for. There are so many things that we need to learn to improve our outlook on life and to live it the way we should. These marvelous people have discovered and are sharing golden words via motivational TED Talks which can help you achieve the perfect balance in life which you are looking for:
1. How to Speak Up for Yourself by Adam Galinsky
Are you torn between wanting to embrace a change but reluctant to do it at the same time? Galinsky who is a social psychologist lets you become more informed and connected with yourself to realize what you truly want.
2. How Frustration Can Make Us More Creative by Tim Harford
When we are experimenting, we have all the odds of hitting a dead end. There is no denying that a setback can be agonizing but there is always some unexpected light at the end of a road tunnel.
3. Why You Should Define Your Fears Instead of Your Goals by Tim Ferriss
Author and investor, Tim Ferris, has used the technique of fear-setting instead of goal-setting. According to him, fears can penalize you so it must be your priority to manage them in order to get meaningful outcomes.
4. My Year of Saying Yes to Everything by Shonda Rhimes
Acclaimed for writing hit series like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, Rhimes has created a big name for herself. While struggling to have a strong career as a single mother, she made sure that she would say yes to all the things which scared her. To her surprise, she could overcome all those fears just by indulging in them once in a while.
5. The Good Life by Robert Waldinger
Contrary to the popular belief, it is not wealth and money which actually make a person happy. The rich and the famous are usually the most troubled in their lives. At the end, human beings yearn for love and strong relationships for their true happiness.
6. How To Overcome Our Biases? Walk Boldly Toward Them by Verna Myers
In order to accept diversity, we need to accept the biases and their realities instead of just denying them. Myers also provides the possible steps to bridge the gaps within the communities and to bring more social harmony.
7. The Beauty Of Being A Misfit by Lidia Yuknavitch
Many times, people who are out of the ordinary or called as “misfit” consider themselves to have no rights of achieving success. Even if you have had a life full of failures and generally considered unworthy by others for a particular task, this doesn’t mean that you are incapable of doing it and achieving success in it.
8. What I Learned From 100 Days Of Rejection by Jia Jiang
It is not easy to endorse embarrassment and to strive again even stronger after getting rejected. Jiang shares his life experiences and tells you exactly how to gain confidence and unexpected rewards from all those missed opportunities.
9. Technology Hasn’t Changed Love. Here’s Why by Helen Fisher
Fisher who is an anthropologist, as well as a health expert, states that technology hasn’t changed the way people feel about each other. One might think that technology has made dating a lot easier and quite different too but it didn’t have any effect on the fundamentals of love.
10. The Playful Wonderland Behind Great Inventions by Steven Johnson
Self-empowerment doesn’t need to follow a specific strategy to be fulfilling rather, it can just be fun for you. It is through realizing your true potential that you can move forward in life.
All these TED talks teach different lessons and give a unique approach to live life to the fullest. Not only do they focus on personal development and empowerment but also throw light on the progress of communities and technological advancement.