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TED Talks on Mental Wellbeing

  In this edition of TED Talks, I'll share some of my favourite talks on a variety of topics related to mental well-being.       Susan David: The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage https://embed.ted.com/talks/susan_david_the_gift_and_power_of_emotional_courage  I recently reviewed Susan David's book Emotional Agility, and this talk covered similar subject matter.  She points out how … Continue reading TED Talks on Mental Wellbeing

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TED Talks on Trauma

This week's round of TED Talks are focused on trauma and come from a diverse range of experiences.       Nadine Burke Harris: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime https://embed.ted.com/talks/nadine_burke_harris_how_childhood_trauma_affects_health_across_a_lifetime  In this talk, Nadine Burke Harris passionately addresses the findings of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study.  This study found a significant … Continue reading TED Talks on Trauma

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TED Talks on mental health stigma

Lately I've been sharing some of the TED Talks that I've found particularly informative and inspiring.  In this post, I'm focusing on talks that challenge the stigma related to mental illness.     Sangu Delle: There's No Shame In Taking Care of Your Mental Health https://embed.ted.com/talks/sangu_delle_there_s_no_shame_in_taking_care_of_your_mental_health Sangu Delle speaks about the stigma of being an … Continue reading TED Talks on mental health stigma

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TED Talks: A Mental Health Hodgepodge

  Here are a few great TED Talks I've found on a variety of topics related to mental illness.   Eleanor Longden: The Voices in My Head https://embed.ted.com/talks/eleanor_longden_the_voices_in_my_head A psychiatrist once told Eleanor Longden that she would be better off having cancer than a psychotic illness, because it would be more curable.  Having the voice … Continue reading TED Talks: A Mental Health Hodgepodge