Hooked on TED: My Son Was A Columbine Shooter (Sue Klebold)

Hooked on TED: My Son Was A Columbine Shooter (Sue Klebold)

  I read Sue Klebold’s book last year and loved it.  It gives so many new perspectives that we never think about when a new mass shooting occurs. I appreciated her honesty and care in writing about her son’s involvement with the Columbine shooting 18 years ago, and this TED talk is just as thought-provoking. […]

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Hooked On TED: Start and End Happy (Sarah Trimmer)

Hooked On TED: Start and End Happy (Sarah Trimmer)

    Sarah found herself on the wrong side of the statistics over and over again throughout her cancer journey. She shares the five phrases she repeated at the start and end of each day in order to elevate her happiness, resulting in a buildup of her mental strength.     Today I am grateful […]

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Hooked On TED: The Beauty of Being a Misfit (Lidia Yuknavitch)

Hooked On TED: The Beauty of Being a Misfit (Lidia Yuknavitch)

  I can relate to the misfit story, being that my life has traversed a mostly unconventional path. Every time I try to set course on a more conventional path, it turns out feeling like failure every single time. Lidia inspires us misfits through her own story of failures and successes.         […]

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Hooked On TED: The art of being yourself (Caroline McHugh)

Hooked On TED: The art of being yourself (Caroline McHugh)

How many times have we heard the advice, Just Be Yourself? Caroline McHugh tells us why it’s the most important thing to cultivate. Our only job is to be the best at who we are. Just a couple of her points that moved me: “Most of us don’t take up nearly the space the universe […]

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Hooked on TED: My Journey From Marine To Actor (Adam Driver)

Hooked on TED: My Journey From Marine To Actor (Adam Driver)

This is what life is about…using skills and passion to help others. Before he started acting, Adam Driver tells the story of how and why he became a Marine, the complex transition from soldier to civilian — and Arts in the Armed Forces, his nonprofit that brings theater to the military. Because, as he says: […]

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Hooked on TED: We Can Reprogram Life, How To Do It Wisely (Juan Enriquez)

Hooked on TED: We Can Reprogram Life, How To Do It Wisely (Juan Enriquez)

This is a great reminder that our current world is filled with un-natural stuff, and we’re continuing to guide our evolution to what we want. Kinda scary, too.          

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