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11 Ted Talks That Inspire Change

11 Ted Talks That Inspire Change #motivation #inspiration #TEDTalks @jillconyers

It’s wonderful to see everyone. I’m so excited about getting together today!

I know the topic is podcasts, but I’ve taken it on a bit of a different, but closely related, course. I think you’ll like where I’m going with this.

The last time I listened to a podcast was when I was ultra training and that’s been a while. So, instead, I give you TED Talks.

Seriously amazing thoughts, ideas and inspiration in 18 minutes or less.

After our chat about inspiring women I’ve been thinking. What or who else has inspired me to make a change or at the very least, has made me think.

There’s a good chance you’re familiar with TED Talks.

TED and I get together often. When I’m cooking, working out on the treadmill or elliptical or simply sitting and absorbing the information shared.

With a slogan of ideas worth spreading, TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek and share a deeper understanding of the world.

TED believes passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world.

11 Ted Talks That Inspire Change #motivation #inspiration #TEDTalks @jillconyers, is a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most inspired thinkers — and a community of curious souls.

My introduction to Ted Talks, and most inspiring to me personally, was Brene Brown, author of The Gifts of Imperfection, I Thought It Was Just Me and Daring Greatly.

Brene Brown: The Power of Vulnerabilty


Want to be happy? Stop trying to be perfect.

We have to be women we want our daughters to be.

Tony Robbins: Why We Do What We Do


Change your internal representation – your belief about what’s possible.

Jamie Oliver: Teach Every Child About Food


Every child should be taught to cook in school, not just talk about nutrition all day. Good food can be made in 15 minutes. This could be the first generation where the kids teach the parents.

Steve Jobs: How To Live Before You Die


The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.

Neil Pasricha: The 3 A’s of Awesome


The 3 A’s of awesome. Attitude, Awareness and Authenticity.

Martin Hagger – Inside the Mind of Champion Athletes


Make your mental preparation as high a priority as your physical preparation.

How you view yourself will boost or diminish your confidence. GREATNESS IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER.

Dr. Ivan Joseph – The Skill of Self Confidence


I am the captain of my own ship and master of my own fate.

Simon Sinek: How Great Leaders Inspire Action


Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion.

AJ Jacobs: How Healthy Living Nearly Killed Me


You’ve got to seize serendipity. A random thing that might seem small,  you’ve got to grab it and follow it for a while.

Christopher McDougall – Were We Born To Run?


I received the best advice for running I ever heard. You’re not going to win so just relax. If it feels like work you’re running too hard.

Rip Esselstyn: Plant-Strong and Healthy Living


Eat plant-strong!

Do you watch/listen to TED Talks? Which one will you watch first?

Wait, before I go, next week’s topic is for the #fitfam cookbook!

The Fit Dish #linkup #fitfam #dishthefit

Share your favorite healthy dessert. Is your recipe originally healthy or is it a favorite you healthified?

I’m looking forward to reading all about your favorite podcasts or whatever else you want to share on this beautiful day.

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