"Everything happens for a reason" — and other lies I've loved | Kate Bowler
In life’s toughest moments, how do you go on living? Kate Bowler has been exploring this question ever since she was diagnosed with stage IV cancer at age 35. In a profound, heartbreaking and unexpectedly [More]
The story we tell about millennials — and who we leave out | Reniqua Allen
Millennials are now the largest, most diverse adult population in the US — but far too often, they’re reduced to the worn-out stereotype of lazy, entitled avocado toast lovers, says author Reniqua Allen. In this [More]
"A Bird Made of Birds" | Sarah Kay
“The universe has already written the poem you were planning on writing,” says Sarah Kay, quoting her friend, poet Kaveh Akbar. Performing “A Bird Made of Birds,” she shares how and where she finds poetry. [More]
How to ask for help — and get a "yes" | Heidi Grant
Asking for help is tough. But to get through life, you have to do it all the time. So how do you get comfortable asking? In this actionable talk, social psychologist Heidi Grant shares four [More]
3 steps to turn everyday get-togethers into transformative gatherings | Priya Parker
Why do some gatherings take off and others don’t? Author Priya Parker shares three easy steps to turn your parties, dinners, meetings and holidays into meaningful, transformative gatherings. Get TED Talks recommended just for you! [More]
Life Lessons from the Youngest Person to Travel to Every Country | Lexie Alford | TEDxKlagenfurt
Do you know how many countries there are in the world? 21-year-old Lexie does because she took on the adventure to visit them all. She broke the Guinness World Record for the youngest person to [More]
My son was a Columbine shooter. This is my story | Sue Klebold
Sue Klebold is the mother of Dylan Klebold, one of the two shooters who committed the Columbine High School massacre, murdering 12 students and a teacher. She’s spent years excavating every detail of her family [More]
How to Get Your Brain to Focus | Chris Bailey | TEDxManchester
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 [More]
How to speak so that people want to listen | Julian Treasure
Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help you fix that. As the sound expert demonstrates some useful vocal exercises and shares tips on how to speak [More]
Inside the black hole image that made history | Sheperd Doeleman
At the center of a galaxy more than 55 million light-years away, there’s a supermassive black hole with the mass of several billion suns. And now, for the first time ever, we can see it. [More]