8 Life Lessons We Can Learn From TED Talks

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  • Having a love, job, general life crisis? TED has to be the ultimate place for life-spiration. But unless you plan on locking yourself in a darkened room for the next twenty years, just you and your laptop, in order to wade your way through the entire TED Talk back catalogue, it can some times be difficult to find just the inspo you’re after at a particular time in your life.

    So depending on your current love/life/work predicament, we’ve put together a playlist of some of our favourites. Prepare to be inspired people…

    When you’re looking for love…

    Hannah Fry – The Mathematics of Love

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N37x4GgDVBM

    When you’re on the job hunt…

    Amy Cuddy – Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ks-_Mh1QhMc
    When you’re stuck in a rut…

    Matt Cutts – Try something new for 30 days
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnfBXjWm7hc
    When you’re having a career crisis

    Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKHTawgyKWQ

    When you’re low on body confidence:

    Meaghan Ramsey – Why thinking you’re ugly is bad for you
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXlIAS-rI4E

    When you need a pick me up:

    Ron Gutman: The hidden power of smiling
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9cGdRNMdQQ

    When you’re feeling a bit meh:

    Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iCvmsMzlF7o
    When you need to declutter your life:

    Graham Hill: Less stuff, more happiness

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8YJtvHGeUU

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