8 Must Watch TED Talks

John Hamilton asked me the question: ‘What is the most important thing that people should know about you?’ And my answer was simply that I have a very happy life.
— Sam Berns

I’m insecure because I have to think about what I look like every day. And if you ever are wondering, ‘If I have thinner thighs and shinier hair, will I be happier?’ You just need to meet a group of models, because they have the thinnest thighs and the shiniest hair and the coolest clothes, and they’re the most physically insecure women probably on the planet.
— Cameron Russell

Your brain at positive performs significantly better than it does at negative neutral or stressed. Your intelligence rises, your creativity rises, your energy levels rise. In fact, what we’ve found is that every single business outcome improves. Your brain at positive is 31 percent more productive than your brain at negative, neutral, or stressed
— Shawn Achor

Have you ever seen in a movie when someone gets an electrical shock and they’re thrown across a room? There’s no explosion there. What’s happening when that happens is that the electrical impulse is causing all their muscle fibers to twitch at once, and they’re throwing themselves across the room. They’re essentially jumping. That’s the power that’s contained in the human body.
— David Epstein

Give people a different sense of possibility, a different set of expectations, a broader range of opportunities, you cherish and value the relationships between teachers and learners, you offer people the discretion to be creative and to innovate in what they do.
— Ken Robinson

Our bodies change our minds and our minds can change our behavior, and our behavior can change our outcomes.
— Amy Cuddy

I’m not excited by the problems, I’m excited by the possibilities.
— Mark Pollock

The more money you earn, the more satisfied you are. That does not hold for emotions.
— Daniel Kahneman