TED Talks Guaranteed To Keep You Busy This Week

Got that urge to watch a TED talk and see what new worldly wonders you can uncover? Of course you do, everybody does! Here are 17 corkers from BuzzFeed to keep you occupied this week…

1. The Price Of Shame — Monica Lewinsky

"The Price Of Shame" — Monica Lewinsky

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Why you should watch it: Monica intimately talks about her personal experiences with cyber-bullying, how its impact isn’t to be taken lightly, but most importantly, you’ll learn you can survive it yourself.

 

2. My Year Of Saying Yes To Everything — Shonda Rhimes

"My Year Of Saying Yes To Everything" — Shonda Rhimes

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Why you should watch it: For a year, Shonda forced herself to say yes to everything that pushed her out of her comfort zone — and listening to her talk, you’ll learn simply saying ‘Yes’ can help you find unexpected opportunities and passions in your life as well.

 

3. Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are — Amy Cuddy

"Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are" — Amy Cuddy

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Why you should watch it: Amy explains how to overcome your impostor syndrome, feelings of not belonging, and the power of ‘Faking it until you become it.’” It’ll teach you little ways to get yourself through those moments you aren’t feeling all too confident.

 

4. We Should All Be Feminists — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"We Should All Be Feminists" — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Why you should watch it: It’s seriously empowering and it’ll further your belief that feminism just makes sense. Oh, and Beyoncé is a fan.

5. To This Day… For The Bullied And Beautiful — Shane Koyczan

"To This Day... For The Bullied And Beautiful" — Shane Koyczan

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Why you should watch it: Shane talks about his ongoing journey with self-love and acceptance in a talk that anyone who was bullied as a kid will identify with.

6. How The Worst Moments In Our Lives Make Us Who We Are — Andrew Solomon

"How The Worst Moments In Our Lives Make Us Who We Are" — Andrew Solomon

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Why you should watch it: You’ll learn why those tough times and struggles in your life actually make you stronger.

7. If I Should Have A Daughter — Sarah Kay

"If I Should Have A Daughter" — Sarah Kay

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Why you should watch it: This talk, done entirely through slam poetry, will not only give you some parenting tips, but it’ll teach you how to be an amazing storyteller.

8. The Power Of Vulnerability — Brene Brown

"The Power Of Vulnerability" — Brene Brown

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Why you should watch it: Although it’s completely natural to fear opening up, Brene talks about how being vulnerable is a powerful tool for connecting with others and living your best life.

9. Every Kid Needs A Champion — Rita Pierson

"Every Kid Needs A Champion" — Rita Pierson

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Why you should watch it: Hearing Rita speak about the importance of personal connection between teachers and students will rush you to thank the teacher who had a meaningful impact on you.

10. How Great Leaders Inspire Action — Simon Sinek

"How Great Leaders Inspire Action" — Simon Sinek

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Why you should watch it: Whether it’s work or in everyday life, you’ll realize inspiring people is a much better approach than a 12-step plan when you want to get something done.

11. What Makes a Good Life — Robert Waldinger

"What Makes a Good Life" — Robert Waldinger

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Why you should watch it: It’ll make you understand the true value of your relationships, and you’ll want to go and hug your best friend.

12. The Art Of Asking — Amanda Palmer

"The Art Of Asking" — Amanda Palmer

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Why you should watch it: You’ll realize the mutual benefit of asking other people for help, and you won’t feel so guilty when you need to do it yourself.

13. How To Make Stress Your Friend — Kelly McGonigal

"How To Make Stress Your Friend" — Kelly McGonigal

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Why you should watch it: It’ll give you tips to manage your stress, and how you can make it work for you in tough situations instead of against you.

14. What Really Matters At The End Of Life — BJ Miller

"What Really Matters At The End Of Life" — BJ Miller

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Why you should watch it: Through the perspectives of patients nearing the end of their lives, it analyzes how to not lose sight of what really matters most to you, and how to not get too mentally caught up in day-to-day issues.

15. Why We Choose Suicide — Mark Henick

"Why We Choose Suicide" — Mark Henick

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Why you should watch it: It deals with the stigma surrounding suicide and mental health, and explains why re-evaluating how we view and treat mental health issues are so important.

16. Stripping Away Negative Body Image — Lillian Bustle

"Stripping Away Negative Body Image" — Lillian Bustle

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Why you should watch it: Lillian breaks down the word fat and how she learned to value her own worth and love her body — despite society’s ridiculous standards for women’s bodies telling her to do the opposite.

17. Why Some Of Us Don’t Have One True Calling — Emilie Wapnick

"Why Some Of Us Don't Have One True Calling" — Emilie Wapnick

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Why you should watch it: It’s completely normal to wonder and worry about what you’re doing with your life. In her talk, Emilie explains why that’s perfectly OK.

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