New month (new me?) and it’s time for some inspiration! Whether you need it to get through your mid semester tests or just to start this month off with a bang, we have you covered. TED Talks is a non-profit organization which operates under the slogan “ideas worth spreading” so we can guarantee you that all their videos won’t be a waste of your time. There’s no faster way to turn things from drab to fab than a good dose of TED Talks.
Here are the top 5 TED Talks that will change your life:
Your body language shapes who you are
We all know that body language can change how people see us, but can it change the way we see ourselves? Social psychologist Amy Cuddy proves that it can. Even when we aren’t feeling our most confident, faking it till we make it could perhaps be the trick to success.
2. How great leaders inspire action
With examples from Apple, Martin Luther King and the Wright Brothers you can’t really go wrong. Simon Sinek shares his simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership.
3. The surprising science of happiness
Author of “Stumbling on Happiness”, Dan Gilbert shares how to be truly happy even when we wake up on the wrong side of the bed.
4. Looks aren’t everything- believe me, I’m a model
Tall, beautiful and an underwear model, Cameron Russel has the perfect set of genetics but she’s more than just a pretty face. Russel shares her story of how she became a model in an industry that sexualised her at only 16 years old.
5. How to speak so that people want to listen
Whether you’re in a room full of people, at a job interview or giving a presentation, your biggest worry is probably boring people to death or not being captivating enough to grab everyone’s attention. Fear no more, the sound expert Julian Treasure shares how to make your voice more powerful and beautiful.
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