Let's face it, adulting is tough! And any guidance to navigate it better is always welcome. Where better to look for help than the experts on the TED stage?! Combining the power of four (plus one wildcard surprise talk!) TED talks, NewCampus presents our liberal arts discussion: On vulnerable misfits, life lessons and the art of choosing.
Very often we feel like we are stuck in the wrong place or are plain wrong ourselves. And then a feeling of vulnerability envelops us, making us fear that we are going to screw up everything! How can we make the right choice at this point? Can we build a life without regrets? With plenty of answers to these and with an additional dose of life lessons thrown in, the NewCampus TED conference is sure to leave you feeling better about yourself and your life.
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Talk 1: Lidia Yuknavitch: The beauty of being a misfit
Duration: 13 mins
Description: We often feel like failures and struggle to fit in. But is there power in being a misfit? How do we accept ourselves for who we are and build a beautiful tapestry of stories and experiences around it? Lidia shares how with her own experiences
Talk 2: Brené Brown: The power of vulnerability
Duration: 20 mins 13 seconds
Description: Life is full of ambiguity and it is not easy for us to accept it. But what happens when you embrace vulnerability and "put yourself out there"? According to Brene Brown, it's magical!
Talk 3: Sheena Iyengar: The art of choosing
Duration: 24 mins
Description: Making a choice can sometimes put us between a rock and a hard place. How do we make choices? How do our choices affect our life? Sheena Iyengar has some answers.
Talk 4: Anne Lamott: 12 truths I learned from life and writing
Duration: 16 mins
Description: Trust a writer to make a list. Anne Lamott, who gave us the great book on writing – "Bird by Bird" – shares the wisdom of her 61 years in this funny and wise video on the meaning of life, God, death and more
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