I don’t think I am alone when I say that sometimes I need a little inspiration to let the better parts of me shine. When the shiny new feeling of your resolutions starts to wear off, you need a little boost in motivation to be a better you. I am always perusing Ted.com to see the latest and best videos, and these are my favorites that might inspire you to be a little happier.
So what do happiness, the ability to say yes and learning gratitude have in common? They are all things you need to be a better you. Watch these 12 Ted talks to be inspired!
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“Americans feel dissatisfied with their lives. Getting what you want is simple – but not easy.” Watch it until the end. You makes an interesting point about routine (which I always felt I needed!)
Recommended Reading – Stop Saying You Are Fine: The No BS Guide To Getting What You Want
“When I am hard at work, when I am deep in it, there is no other feeling.”
Recommended Reading – My Year Of Yes ~ How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
Guilty of this. I would prefer someone to text me than call me!
Recommended Reading – We Need To Talk
“The happier people knew something about their life purpose because of 5 things.”
“To feel like were connected to a universe that celebrates life.”
Recommended Reading – Magestic Nature
“Your only job on this planet is to be good at being you.”
Recommended Reading – The Art Of Being Yourself : Discover Who You Are and How To Live
Recommended Reading – Quiet : The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
“We need to stop outsourcing our happiness.”
“Be honest about the praise you need to hear.”
“I intend to live passionately”
Recommended Reading – Eva Luna
An inspiring lesson in slowing down, looking where you’re going, and above all, being grateful.
Recommended Reading – A Good Day: A Gift of Gratitude
…and one non Ted talk, but just as inspirational…
Mindfulness allows us to see our thoughts and feelings as they really are, freeing us from old ways of thinking
Recommended Reading – Sitting Still Like A Frog – Mindfulness Exercises For Kids