Why Having Fun Is the Secret to a Healthier Life [TED Talk Video]

  Have you had your daily dose of fun? It’s not just enjoyable, it’s also essential for your health and happiness, says science journalist Catherine Price. She proposes a new definition of fun — what she calls “true fun” — and shares easy,...[Read More]

How to Raise Successful Kids — Without Over-Parenting [TED Talk Video]

  By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren’t actually helping. At least, that’s how Julie Lythcott-Haims sees it. With passion and wry humor, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford makes the case for...[Read More]

How Your Memory Works — and Why Forgetting Is Totally OK [TED Talk Video]

  Have you ever misplaced something you were just holding? Completely blanked on a famous actor’s name? Walked into a room and immediately forgot why? Neuroscientist Lisa Genova digs into two types of memory failures we regularly experience — and reassures us...[Read More]

What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s [TED Talk Video]

  Alzheimer’s doesn’t have to be your brain’s destiny, says neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova. She shares the latest science investigating the disease — and some promising research on what each of us can do to build an...[Read More]

How Green Hydrogen Could End The Fossil Fuel Era [TED Talk Video]

  As climate change accelerates, finding clean alternatives to fossil fuels is more urgent than ever. Social entrepreneur Vaitea Cowan believes green hydrogen is the answer. Watch as she shares her team’s work mass producing electrolyzers — devices that...[Read More]

How to Discover Your Authentic Self — at Any Age [TED Talk Video]

  In a talk packed with wry wisdom, pop culture queen Bevy Smith shares hard-earned lessons about authenticity, confidence, mature success and why, if you put in the work, “life gets greater later.”

5 tips for dealing with meeting overload [TED Talk Video]

  Could this meeting have been an email? The phenomenon of “calendar creep,” where meetings completely take over your work days, is wasting time, energy and productivity — but you can take back control. Leadership expert Cindy Solomon shares...[Read More]

How to speak so that people want to listen [TED Talk Video]

  If everyone took an extra minute to think before speaking, the world would be such a better place.

3 sneaky tactics that websites use to make you spend | Your Money and Your Mind [TED Talk Video]

  Online retailers resort to all kinds of strategies to separate you from your hard-earned money. Behavioral scientist Wendy De La Rosa names three tactics to look out for — and shares how you can keep yourself from falling for them. Managing your money...[Read More]

Are naps actually good for us? | Sleeping with Science [TED Talk Video]

  Afternoon naps are refreshing — but could they be messing up our sleep cycles? Sleep scientist Matt Walker reveals the pros and cons of napping, plus tips on how to get the most out of your next short snooze. Sleep — we spend one-third of our lives...[Read More]

Wendy MacNaughton: The art of paying attention [TED Talk Video]

  In an invitation to slow down and look at the world around you, graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton illustrates how drawing can spark deeply human, authentic connections. Ready to try? Grab a pencil and join MacNaughton for this delightful talk. “Drawing...[Read More]

Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal? [TED Talk Video]

  Take action on climate change at . A brief answer to one of the key questions about climate change: Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal? (Written by Myles Allen, David Biello and George Zaidan) This animation was part of the Countdown Global Launch on...[Read More]

Co-Parenting as Allies, not Adversaries [TED Talk Video]

  Shaka Senghor and Ebony Roberts, who met and fell in love while Shaka was in prison, struggled to navigate their new relationship as co-parents after their breakup. In spite of their hurt, they agreed to parent their son Sekou as allies not adversaries. Their...[Read More]

Can’t stick to a budget? Try these tweaks instead | Your Money and Your Mind [TED Talk Video]

  Budgeting is the best way to get your spending under control, right? Behavioral scientist Wendy De La Rosa says there are actually better ways to limit your purchases — and get more satisfaction from them. Managing your money can feel scary and complicated,...[Read More]

3 steps to getting what you want in a negotiation | The Way We Work [TED Talk Video]

  We negotiate all the time at work — for raises, promotions, time off — and we usually go into it like it’s a battle. But it’s not about dominating, says organizational psychologist Ruchi Sinha. It’s about crafting a relationship,...[Read More]