TED talks for moms

Inspiring TED talks for moms

Books, LIFESTYLE, Motherhood

You are busy! Kids, work, husband, shopping, activities, birthdays and and and... But once the kids are in bed or the grandparents took over and you are ready for some much needed and deserved “me” time, we have a great inspirational idea for you today.

Have you heard about TED Talks? You probably have. But have you taken some time and browsed through their library?

Probably not and that is why we did that job for you and found some truly inspiring talks that are informative, challenging and entertaining. Inspiring TED talks for moms.
Talks that get your wheels turning.

Download the Ted app on your mobile, and you can watch talks anywhere you are.
On the sofa, at the airport if you travel lots for work, during diner preparations or when you go for a run (more listening than watching in that case).

By the way: TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design!

We selected our favorite podcasts that will move you:

How To Live Passionately by Isabel Allende

The famous Chilean writer gives an impressive talk on living a truly passionate life. She encourages to embrace everyday, and to live in the present.

 

If I should have a daughter by Sarah Kay

A talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011. It is a beautiful talk that powerfully addresses the complexities of the mother-daughter relationship.

 

Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are by Amy Cuddy

Amy’s research on body language proves that we can change other’s perceptions and even our own body chemistry simply by paying attention to our body positions.
Standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel like it, will boost feelings of confidence, and might have an impact on our chances for success.

 

The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown

Vulnerability as the origin point for innovation, adaptability, accountability, and visionary leadership.
Brené Brown studies human connection and in her talk, she shares her findings about shame, vulnerability and humanity with a personal story.

 

An interview with Mauritius’s first female president

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is the first Muslim female head of state in Africa.
“I don’t think you should take yourself seriously,” she says. “You need to have trust in what you can do, have confidence in yourself and give yourself a set of goals and just work towards them.”

 

There’s more to life than being happy by Emily Esfahani Smith

“The most meaningful lives, I’ve learned, are often not the extraordinary ones,” Esfahani Smith wrote in the New York Times. “They’re the ordinary ones lived with dignity.”
Happiness comes and goes but having meaning in life gives you something to hold onto.

 

 

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