My Secret To Staying Focused Under Pressure – Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson, the Seattle Sea hawks Quarterback talks about this concept of neutral thinking - which helps him to thrive under the pressurized life situations that he lives in. https://www.ted.com/talks/russell_wilson_my_secret_to_staying_focused_under_pressure#t-356835 Through his talk, he says "Mindset is a skill which can be trained and learnt." By thinking about the times that you had shined in … Continue reading My Secret To Staying Focused Under Pressure – Russell Wilson

There’s More to Life Than Being Happy – Emily Esfahani Smith

Emily Esfahani Smith, walks us through the stereotypical meaning of the word "Happiness" and states four pillars of meaning, which is something more than being happy. https://www.ted.com/talks/emily_esfahani_smith_there_s_more_to_life_than_being_happy#t-89881 Through her talk, she explains these four pillars that define meaning, which is the state of contentment that fulfills life's needs better than happiness itself. They are: Belonging- … Continue reading There’s More to Life Than Being Happy – Emily Esfahani Smith

This could be why you’re depressed or anxious – Johann Hari

"If you're depressed or anxious, you're not weak and you're not crazy - you're a human being with unmet needs," Johann Hari https://www.ted.com/talks/johann_hari_this_could_be_why_you_re_depressed_or_anxious?rid=XhXhsQoFBud3#t-813673 When he said that quote, it made me feel a wave of realization: We went through a certain phase which made us feel that we can't change what is wrong with us. … Continue reading This could be why you’re depressed or anxious – Johann Hari

You are not alone in your loneliness – Jonny Sun

"Being vulnerable to loneliness isn't a bad thing, it's what helps you cope with your fears and sorrows - Jonny Sun" Through his illustrative talk, writer and artist Jonny Sun talks about how he felt a sense of comfort in his loneliness, by connecting into an unexpected community of people from across the world. https://www.ted.com/talks/jonny_sun_you_are_not_alone_in_your_loneliness#t-615321Continue reading You are not alone in your loneliness – Jonny Sun

The Secrets Of Learning A New Language – Lýdia Machová

Apparently, learning multiple languages is not confined to polyglots. Anyone can learn a new language if they put their minds to it. Lýdia Machová talks about her interactions with other polyglots on their secrets to learning a new language, and she states four main principles to learn the language also. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_XVt5rdpFY  Being a person who … Continue reading The Secrets Of Learning A New Language – Lýdia Machová

Success and Failure do not Judge Creativity – Elizabeth Gilbert

Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat, Pray, Love talks about how your successes and failures do not matter when it comes to creativity. All that matters is how you accept your creative self and enhance it to its fullest potential. https://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_gilbert_success_failure_and_the_drive_to_keep_creating?utm_campaign=tedspread&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare   Personally, we all have our own successes and failures. They keep coming up … Continue reading Success and Failure do not Judge Creativity – Elizabeth Gilbert

My Identity is a Superpower – America Ferrera

Highlights - America Ferrera, an actor, director, and activist explains the struggles of a Latina American who had their insecurities about their identities and how people should overcome them. This was actually the first ever Ted Talk that I have listened to in a very long time. Back in the old days, I used to … Continue reading My Identity is a Superpower – America Ferrera