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TED Talk: How to Make Stress Your Friend

“Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.”

TED Talks

4 TED Talks That Help Librarians Explain the Magic of Libraries

April 25, 2016

Tiffany McClary

Since 2006, millions have been inspired by TED Talks: short, inspirational and educational videos by speakers expounding on topics from science to spirituality to dance. 230 more words

Libraries & Advocacy

VIDEO Julian Assange: Why The World Needs WikiLeaks

The controversial website WikiLeaks collects and posts highly classified documents and video. Founder Julian Assange, who’s reportedly being sought for questioning by US authorities, talks to TED’s Chris Anderson about how the site operates, what it has accomplished — and what drives him. 33 more words

Militarism

Finding Your Hum

It’s 11:49 PM (yes, I know, I should probably be asleep right now…my only saving grace is that I only have an afternoon job for tomorrow, so I can maybe sleep in if I want to) and I am in tears after… 1,003 more words

Everyone knows that self-confidence is a fundamental key to being successful at anything in life. No one accomplishes anything significant if they do not first believe that they have what it takes to succeed. 105 more words

TED TALKS

Five booky TED Talks.

TED Talks are a phenomenon that’s been expanded across the world. We’ve even got TEDxGlasgow (whose 2016 event is on June 3rd) bringing the empowering and fascinating to our doorstep. 90 more words

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Global Citizens Rising

I was reading BBC headlines today when I saw this one:

Identity 2016: ‘Global citizenship’ rising, poll suggests”

As someone who does not (and can not) rationalize a connection between place-of-birth and self-identity, it’s encouraging to see that I’m not alone. 768 more words

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