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How to Get Your Brain to Focus | Chris Bailey | TEDxManchester
Views 1.5M4 months ago
The latest research is clear: the state of our attention determines the state of our lives. So how do we harness our attention to focus deeper, get distracted less, and even become more creative? Chris Bailey, author of the recent book Hyperfocus, ta..
My philosophy for a happy life | Sam Berns | TEDxMidAtlantic
Views 34M5 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Just before his passing on January 10, 2014, Sam Berns was a Junior at Foxboro High School in Foxboro, Massachusetts, where he achieved highest honors and was a percussion secti..
Ben Bir Bacaktan İbaret Değilim, Çok Daha Fazlasıyım. | Neslican Tay | TEDxENKASchools
Views 2.4MYear ago
Ayaklarımın yere sağlam basması için hissettiğim iki ayağa ihtiyacım yok! #kanserledans “Ayaklarımın yere sağlam basması için hissettiğim iki ayağa ihtiyacım yok” This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format..
Enjoy the Journey | Ayush Mehra | TEDxSPIT
Views 475K27 days ago
People often take fame and stardom for granted, as if actors have it easy. Ayush Mehra demystifies the struggle behind the recognition craved by many, and leaves us with one important message: 'Enjoy the Process' Ayush Mehra is nothing short of a sup..
Learning a language? Speak it like you’re playing a video game | Marianna Pascal | TEDxPenangRoad
Views 3.7M2 years ago
Marianna Pascal shows how the secret to speaking a new language with confidence is all about attitude, not ability. Marianna Pascal helps professionals achieve greater success in life by communicating effectively in English. Marianna began her care..
How To Tell If Someone Truly Loves You | Femi Ogunjinmi | TEDxXavierUniversity
Views 1.9M8 months ago
Is proclaiming your love for someone truly enough? Femi Ogunjinmi brings to light what fully constitutes an enduring, fulfilling relationship through his engaging experiences. Femi Ogunjinmi, mostly known as Gfem is a certified life coach, internatio..
How to sound smart in your TEDx Talk | Will Stephen | TEDxNewYork
Views 9M4 years ago
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In a hilarious talk capping off a day of new ideas at TEDxNewYork, professional funny person Will Stephen shows foolproof presentation skills to make you sound..
The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala
Views 10M3 years ago
Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don't know how. We spend a lot of time talking about physical strength and physical health, but much less time on mental strength and mental health. We can choose to perform exerc..
Öğrenmek İçin Okulu Bıraktım | Çağla Karaali | TEDxKAS
Views 936K9 months ago
Daha 7 yaşındayken konservatuvar sınavını sessiz kalarak protesto eden Çağla, konuşmasında öğrenmenin ne olduğunu, öğrenme süreçlerini sorgulayacak. Aynı alanlarda aynı başarının beklendiği eğitim sisteminin, farklı kabiliyetl..
What makes you special? | Mariana Atencio | TEDxUniversityofNevada
Views 10M2 years ago
NBC News journalist Mariana Atencio has traveled the world from Haiti to Hong Kong. In her TEDx talk, Mariana tells us how the people she's met along the way and her own immigrant experience have taught her that the only thing we all have in common i..
It is okay not to have a plan | Mithila Palkar | TEDxNITSilchar
Views 6M2 years ago
Actor Mithila Palkar is a popular singer of Hindi and regional languages and an actor. In this talk, she discusses following your passion and learning along the way. She hails from Mumbai born and brought up in this city of dreams. She went to co..
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban
Views 22M3 years ago
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through RU-clip binges, Wikip..
The virginity fraud | Nina Dølvik Brochmann & Ellen Støkken Dahl | TEDxOslo
Views 6M2 years ago
The hymen is still the most misunderstood and dangerous part of the femalebody. Nina Brochmann & Ellen Støkken Dahl will take you on a journey of what the hymen really is and what it still means to women across the world. Authors of the book The Wo..
Living Life One Verse at a Time | Kaam Bhaari | TEDxSPIT
Views 387K26 days ago
Kaam Bhaari is one of the youngest rappers of his generation. He discusses his struggles as a young kid in the suburbs of Mumbai and how he found his release in music. From the streets of Kandivali to being a label signed recording artist, he chronic..
Don't strive to be famous, strive to be talented | Maisie Williams | TEDxManchester
Views 3.2M5 months ago
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. ..
The psychology of self-motivation | Scott Geller | TEDxVirginiaTech
Views 8M5 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Scott Geller is Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and Director of the Center for Applied Behavior Systems in the Department of Psychology. He is a Fellow of the Am..
How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge
Views 3.9M4 years ago
What does make us change our actions? Tali Sharot reveals three ingredients to doing what's good for yourself. Dr. Tali Sharot is a neuroscientist at University College London and the director of the Affective Brain Lab. She is a faculty member of t..
Beatbox brilliance | Tom Thum | TEDxSydney
Views 71M6 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Tom Thum: Armed with just a microphone, Thum pushes the limits of the human voice to create incredible soundtracks of impossible beats and phenomenal sounds, with scratched viny..
Why I, as a black man, attend KKK rallies. | Daryl Davis | TEDxNaperville
Views 4.4MYear ago
A chance encounter with members of the Ku Klux Klan led black musician Daryl Davis on a quest to determine the source of the hate. His unorthodox, yet simple approach, has wielded surprising results and just might be the solution for all racial disco..
Why I Don’t Use A Smart Phone | Ann Makosinski | TEDxTeen
Views 2M3 years ago
Imagine all the things you can do…off of your phone. Parents be warned. TEDxTeen opening music by BlackDoe Ann Makosinski is an 18 year-old student, innovator and entrepreneur. Her first toy was a box of transistors. From there, her interest in..
Be the change you want to see | Barkha Singh | TEDxNSIT
Views 475K11 months ago
Barkha Singh, a popular television actress, was last seen playing the spunky Surbhi on &TV’s Bhagyalakshmi. Starting her career as a child actor, Barkha has starred in numerous television shows and has also been associated with big brands such as ..
How to triple your memory by using this trick | Ricardo Lieuw On | TEDxHaarlem
Views 6MYear ago
Do you recall studying for your exams? You probably do. But do you remember how you studied, how you memorized French words or the year of the American civil war? Now, that’s probably harder. As a teenager, Ricardo Lieuw On was packing groceries wh..
How to Become a Millionaire in 3 Years | Daniel Ally | TEDxBergenCommunityCollege
Views 8M3 years ago
When most people say they want to be a millionaire, they’re really saying that they want to spend one million dollars. Besides winning the lotto or inheriting money, you’ll learn three key elements used by the most successful people who have ever..
Waking up as a meme-hero | Andras Arato | TEDxKyiv
Views 3.4MMonth ago
What would you feel if one day you wake up and realize that you have become a meme? Andras Arato tells a story of how he became a world known meme “Hide The Pain Harold.” Andras Arato is a 73-year old Hungarian electrical engineer, DJ at the loc..
I Was Almost A School Shooter | Aaron Stark | TEDxBoulder
Views 9MYear ago
After growing up in painful, abusive conditions, Aaron Stark was on his way to an atrocity, until simple acts of kindness changed his life forever. What is causing the rise of violence and are our current fears and solutions just making it worse? My..
Overcoming hopelessness | Nick Vujicic | TEDxNoviSad
Views 6M6 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Nick talks about the importance of parenting in early childhood and it's significance in overcoming hopelessness. Willpower is a driving force for making our big dreams come tru..
How a 13 year old changed 'Impossible' to 'I'm Possible' | Sparsh Shah | TEDxGateway
Views 6M2 years ago
Sparsh Shah wants to show people how they can transcend every difficulty that comes their way in life and how they can start a chain reaction to be a guide for other people who want to turn their life around as well. Sparsh is a 13-year old child pr..
Türk Hamamlarında Suyun Kaldırma Kuvveti Neden Yok? | Emin Çapa | TEDxIstanbul
Views 3M4 years ago
Emin Çapa, "Türk Hamamlarında Suyun Kaldırma Kuvveti Neden Yok?" başlıklı konuşmasında tarihin önde gelen bilim adamlarıyla çıktığı yolculuğa Türk eğitim sistemine yönelttiği eleştirilerle devam ediyor. Günümüzde yaşanan bil..
Stop searching for your passion | Terri Trespicio | TEDxKC
Views 5M3 years ago
What are you passionate about? You’re told these five words hold the key to a successful career and life purpose. What if it’s the wrong question altogether? This talk turns the ubiquitous “find your passion” message on its ear. Terri Tresp..
The skill of self confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU
Views 17M7 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB As the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University, Dr. Joseph is often asked what skills he is searching for as a recruiter: is it speed? ..
Why we choose suicide | Mark Henick | TEDxToronto
Views 6M5 years ago
The fifth annual TEDxToronto conference took place on September 26, 2013 at The Royal Conservatory of Music. For our 2013 TEDxToronto Conference, all talks, performances and demos were rooted in our selected theme, "The Choices We Make." About th..
School strike for climate - save the world by changing the rules | Greta Thunberg | TEDxStockholm
Views 1.5M8 months ago
Greta Thunberg realized at a young age the lapse in what several climate experts were saying and in the actions that were being taken in society. The difference was so drastic in her opinion that she decided to take matters into her own hands. Greta ..
Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan
Views 6M2 years ago
"I sell dreams, and I peddle love to millions of people," says Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood's biggest star. In this charming, funny talk, Khan traces the arc of his life, showcases a few of his famous dance moves and shares hard-earned wisdom from a lif..
Why I stopped watching porn | Ran Gavrieli | TEDxJaffa
Views 19M5 years ago
Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: bit.ly/1FAg8hB Ran Gavrili writes and lectures about emotional and physical safe sex; porn and porn-influenced cultural damages; gender and power relations; and sex and intimacy. ​ You can l..
How to use memory techniques to improve education | Boris Nikolai Konrad | TEDxDenHelder
Views 64K8 months ago
You learn many things in school, but learning how to learn is often forgotten. Neuroscientist and 4 time Guinness World Record Holder for Memory Dr. Boris Nikolai Konrad believes in a World, where students are passionate about learning and believe me..
7 Ways to Make a Conversation With Anyone | Malavika Varadan | TEDxBITSPilaniDubai
Views 14M3 years ago
“We mustn’t speak to strangers.” Malavika Varadan, challenges this societal norm, by presenting 7 ways to make conversation with anyone. RJ extraordinaire, Malavika Varadan, creates waves quite literally with her morning show, Breakfast No.1 o..
After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver
Views 25M3 years ago
In a classic research-based TEDx Talk, Dr. Lara Boyd describes how neuroplasticity gives you the power to shape the brain you want. Recorded at TEDxVancouver at Rogers Arena on November 14, 2015. RU-clip Tags: brain science, brain, stroke, neuroplas..
I grew up in a cult. It was heaven -- and hell. | Lilia Tarawa | TEDxChristchurch
Views 7MYear ago
Lilia Tarawa was brought up in the Gloriavale Christian Community on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand, where she was constantly surrounded by everyone she loved. But over time, she began to see the dark side of her community, and ult..
How to manage your mental health | Leon Taylor | TEDxClapham
Views 653KYear ago
Prolonged psychological stress is the enemy of our mental health, and physical movement is our best weapon to respond.​ Leon Taylor is a former competitive diver who competed for TeamGB at three Olympic Games. Following retirement, he transitioned ..
Getting stuck in the negatives (and how to get unstuck) | Alison Ledgerwood | TEDxUCDavis
Views 4.2M6 years ago
Alison Ledgerwood joined the Department of Psychology at UC Davis in 2008 after completing her PhD in social psychology at New York University. She is interested in understanding how people think, and how they can think better. Her research, which is..
A well educated mind vs a well formed mind: Dr. Shashi Tharoor at TEDxGateway 2013
Views 5M5 years ago
Minister of State,Ministry of Human Resource Development,Government of India An elected Member of Parliament, former Minister of State for External Affairs and former Under-Secretary-General to the United Nations, Dr. Shashi Tharoor is the prize-wi..
Hayal Etmediklerimiz | Tijen KARAŞ | TEDxAnkara
Views 348KYear ago
Tijen Karaş, küçükken yaşadığı kekemelikten spikerliğe uzanan yolculuğunu ve bir haber spikerinin başına gelebilecek en kötü şeyin ne olduğunu "hayal etmediklerimize de hazır olmalıyız" diyerek anlatıyor. Tijen Karaş, Türkiye R..
Intermittent Fasting: Transformational Technique | Cynthia Thurlow | TEDxGreenville
Views 3.5M3 months ago
NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for medical advice and consult a medical professional before adopting an intermittent fasting regiment. This talk only represents the speaker’s views on fasting, diet, and health. TEDx events are indep..
"I'm Fine" - Learning To Live With Depression | Jake Tyler | TEDxBrighton
Views 1.6MYear ago
Jake is 31 and lives with Depression. Last year Jake embarked on a journey to manage his mental health in a new way, through exercise, sharing and the great outdoors. Jake has now walked over 2000 miles around the UK, vlogging his experiences with th..
How to Talk Like a Native Speaker | Marc Green | TEDxHeidelberg
Views 2.1MYear ago
Marc talked about the process of learning a foreign language and the different levels of fluency. He will show that there is a higher realm of language proficiency and explain what it takes to reach this “native” point where the benefits far surp..
He threw acid on my face, not on my dreams | Laxmi Agarwal | TEDxJaipur
Views 4.8M2 years ago
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 Sher..
Relationships Are Hard, But Why? | Stan Tatkin | TEDxKC
Views 1.1M3 years ago
Relationships are hard. But what if it's not you or them or sex, money or even who picks up the socks. What if there is a far more primitive reason? In this talk, relationship expert Stan Tatkin explores why we fight from the perspective of neu..
Simplicity in a Complex World: Charley Johnson at TEDxSMU
Views 95K6 years ago
A former corporate executive in manufacturing, Charley has been a longtime supporter of the Pay it Forward mission. In fact, Charley is so passionate about Pay it Forward that he left his company and career behind in 2011 to help advance its mission ..
The Magic of Not Giving a F*** | Sarah Knight | TEDxCoconutGrove
Views 6M2 years ago
Warning: Strong Language The bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck and Get Your Sh*t Together, Sarah Knight, outlines her "NotSorry Method" to stop spending time you don't have doing things you don't want to do in her hu..
Quit social media | Dr. Cal Newport | TEDxTysons
Views 6M2 years ago
'Deep work' will make you better at what you do. You will achieve more in less time. And feel the sense of true fulfillment that comes from the mastery of a skill. Cal Newport is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. I..