tedmed_wh_rgb What makes a life worth living in the face of death In this deeply moving talk, Lucy Kalanithi reflects on life and purpose, sharing the story of her late husband, Paul, a young neurosurgeon who turned to writing after his terminal cancer diagnosis. "Engaging in the full range of experience — living and dying, love and loss — is what we get to do," Kalanithi says. "Being human doesn't happen despite suffering — it happens within it."
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TED Asking for help is a strength, not a weakness Michelle Sullivan talks about her experiences of being different and not fitting in and how that forced her to accept her vulnerability and view getting help as a strength. She believes in order to truly help and support one another we have to look pass the surface, let go of judgement and adopt a new way of giving.
Contributor: Araina FordMay 25, 2017Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
TED Our Story of Rape and Reconciliation In this TED talk, the speakers talk about their trials and tribulations dealing with their experience of one night that went wrong that lead to years of pain and sorrow. Their story sheds a new light on dealing with and recovering from a sexual encounter gone wrong.
Contributor: Araina FordFebruary 15, 2017Topics: / Keywords: / / /
TED How loss helped one artist find beauty in imperfection In this Ted talk, Painter Alyssa Monks shares her experience as an evolving artist, using the loss of her mother and finding beauty in the unknown as inspiration for her art.
Contributor: Araina FordDecember 27, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
YouTube Empathy by Dr. Brene Brown What is Empathy? And why is it different from Sympathy? In this brief, candid, and humorous clip, Dr. Brene Brown gives an overview of empathy vs sympathy and how to become more empathetic.
Contributor: Araina FordNovember 18, 2016Topics: / / / / Keywords: / / / /
Harvard Business Review What Bosses Gain by Being Vulnerable Bosses that are vulnerable with their employees show them trust and hope, allowing their employees to reciprocate feelings of connection and loyalty.
Contributor: Karlen BaderApril 25, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / /
Harvard Business Review To Create a Real Connection, Show Vulnerability The power of vulnerability - sharing our difficulties along with our successes - allows us to create stronger bonds and closer connections.
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TED Phil Hansen: Embrace the Shake Artist Phil Hansen discusses how he found a way to use his disability, rather then battle to over come it, when his hand tremors were devastatingly preventing him from creating the art he loved.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 17, 2015Topics: / / / Keywords: / / /
TED Jean-Paul Mari: The chilling aftershock of a brush with death Journalist Jean-Paul Mari talks about his brush with death when a shell hit the building he was reporting from in Bahgdad. This discussion delves into the unseen scars that those who struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder must endure.
Contributor: Karlen BaderDecember 17, 2015Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /