Hooked on TED: The Happy Secret to Better Work (Shawn Achor)

Hooked on TED: The Happy Secret to Better Work (Shawn Achor)

This talk is fabulous.  Shawn talks about the science of happiness.  Our perceptions that we’ll be happy when we’re successful are faulty.  Instead if we strive for happiness now, all other aspects of our lives will improve.  A great message, […]

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Struggling Has Never Been So Beautiful

Struggling Has Never Been So Beautiful

You’ve probably heard this story before: Once a little boy was playing outdoors and found a fascinating caterpillar. He carefully picked it up and took it home to show his mother. He asked his mother if he could keep it, […]

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Hooked on TED: Tales of Passion (Isabel Allende)

Hooked on TED: Tales of Passion (Isabel Allende)

Women can and should be empowered to lead the world to be a better place.  Isabel Allende is just adorable and funny as she talks about the evolution of the definition of feminism.  She calls for fundamental change by nurturing […]

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What Are You Attracting Right This Minute?

What Are You Attracting Right This Minute?

Does your day just keep getting worse and worse?  Take a minute to assess the thoughts currently running around in your head.  Are they continuously causing anxieties?  Are you thinking about scenarios in the future that haven’t even happened yet?  […]

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Hooked on TED: Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career (Larry Smith)

Hooked on TED: Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career  (Larry Smith)

Larry seems like the perfect victim for bullies. But he’s passionate and he’s got gumption, which makes me really love his approach.  This passionate man describes the importance of finding your passion.  Don’t settle for interesting, and find your highest […]

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Hooked on TED: Do Schools Kill Creativity (Sir Ken Robinson)

Hooked on TED: Do Schools Kill Creativity (Sir Ken Robinson)

Sir Ken Robinson gives the most hilarious talk I’ve seen yet.  And to boot, his message is spot on about the importance of cultivating creativity in our schools.  “We’re educating people out of their creative capacities.”      

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