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Can art amend history? | Titus Kaphar

Pinterest Board CommanderArtist Titus Kaphar makes paintings and sculptures that wrestle with the struggles of the past while speaking to the diversity and advances of the present. In an unforgettable live workshop, Kaphar takes a brush full of white paint to a replica of a 17th-century Frans Hals painting, obscuring parts of the composition and bringing its hidden story into view. There's a narrative coded in art like this, Kaphar says. What happens when we shift our focus and confront unspoken truths? Learn more about the speaker: https://www.ted.com/speakers/titus_kaphar The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel:...[Read More ...]The Creator...
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Video: Is Depression Physically Painful?

Pinterest Board CommanderIn this video, Gabe Howard answers the question “is depression physically painful?” He also invites you to share your thoughts in the comments sections below. General Transcript “Is Depression Physically Painful?” Video My name is Gabe Howard and I’m here today to talk about the [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Best of Our Blogs: August 15, 2017

Pinterest Board CommanderRecently, I decided to take charge of my health. In practical terms it looked like firing my current doctor, saying, “No” to events and going to sleep by 10:30. I’ve done this for a few weeks now and it’s been surprisingly difficult. I realized why [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Finding Your Creativity

Pinterest Board CommanderThroughout my life, my most at peace moments were when I spent time being creative. Creativity, in my opinion is a gift from a spiritual realm, in my belief system, it is from God. Have you ever had a new idea on a book you [Read More ...]The Creator...
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The #1 Skill During Uncertainty: Psychological Flexibility

Pinterest Board CommanderLife is rarely a smooth ride where everything goes to plan. There are many uncertainties, unpredictabilities and hiccups along the way. But the more you are able to adapt to new conditions, the less painful the process becomes. Psychological flexibility includes lateral thinking, the ability [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert

Pinterest Board CommanderThat science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, is developing advanced robots that can gallop like a cheetah, negotiate 10 inches of snow, walk upright on two legs and even open doors and deliver packages. Join Raibert for a live demo of SpotMini, a nimble robot that maps the space around it, handles objects, climbs stairs -- and could soon be helping you out around the house. The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED[Read More ...]The Creator...
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Navigating the Biggest Energy Sappers for HSPs

Pinterest Board CommanderWhen Rachelle Mee-Chapman’s daughter was just 5 years old, she’d walk into a restaurant and say “Mommy, that couple is fighting.” The people weren’t visibly arguing. But by the end of their meal, they were. Whether she was picking up on non-verbal cues or some [Read More ...]The Creator...
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How to Make Room for Inspiration

Pinterest Board Commander“I have always tried to make room for anything that wanted to come to me from within.” – Carl Jung Do you ever wonder when and where inspiration comes from? I’ve often pondered where the creative genius of some of my favorite authors came from. [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Bipolar Woman Targeted, Flagged, Dragged and Deplaned

Pinterest Board CommanderAn recent article the New York Times reported that the “Big Three,” i.e., Delta, American, and United Airlines have more consumer complaints on record this year than at any time in aviation history. Judges on the United States Court of Appeals have directed the FAA to [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Educating Teacher and Students about OCD

Pinterest Board CommanderAs many of us are well aware, obsessive-compulsive disorder is often misunderstood. Though I do believe progress is being made (albeit slowly) there is still a serious lack of understanding surrounding OCD. Most upsetting to me is when I come across professionals such as doctors, social [Read More ...]The Creator...
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The Mirror: A Place to Be Compassionate

Pinterest Board CommanderI know many compassionate people. They are kind. They are forgiving. They are charitable towards others. And yet, they are mean, vindictive and show no mercy when they assess themselves in the mirror. I doubt that it will come as a surprise to you that [Read More ...]The Creator...
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When Creative People Are Afraid Medication Will Dull Their Spark

Pinterest Board CommanderCreative people worry that their essential spark — that which makes them artists in the first place — will disappear forever, or at least be hindered, if they seek chemical relief for depression or anxiety. Like everyone else, writers today can address their depression and [Read More ...]The Creator...
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How to Become a More Mindful Person

Pinterest Board CommanderWe all have heard of the concept of becoming more mindful. But what does that actually mean in our everyday lives? Is it strictly tied to various forms of meditation or breathing exercises? It can be, according to the experts, but in actuality it is [Read More ...]The Creator...
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How to Recognize Your Innate Self-Worth

Pinterest Board CommanderYou don’t feel very good about yourself. You search for a boost everywhere. In relationships. In the scale. In work you don’t even like. At the bottom of a shot glass. You feel the need to earn your self-worth, as though it were a bulletin [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Psychology Around the Net: August 12, 2017

Pinterest Board CommanderHappy Saturday, sweet readers! I have a busy, busy day today. First, I’m having a meeting with family members to make some important (but fun!) plans, and then after a couple of hours of downtime (I hope), I’ll be out celebrating one of my city’s [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Personal Foul

Pinterest Board CommanderCollege football: bucolic settings, pulsating stadiums, swooning cheerleaders. And, yes, hyperventilating coaches. From an enraged Woody Hayes to a shrieking Jim Harbaugh, apoplectic coaches are more common than Natural Light on university campuses. And, at times, even more biting. As I Netflixed my way through [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Dealing with Distraction?

Pinterest Board Commander“If you have a hundred thoughts, you will have a hundred helpers in your meditation.” — Mingyur Rinpoche Today is Monday (or any day) and you find that you are hit with seemingly endless distractions. No sooner do you start one task than you are [Read More ...]The Creator...
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4 Ways to Ease Back-to-School and Autumn Anxiety

Pinterest Board CommanderMiddle schoolers aren’t the only ones who feel the jitters as school reopens every year. Most people I know have trouble as summer draws to a close and autumn begins. All of the stress and transition required to accommodate new schedules, activities, and schools can throw [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Why I still have hope for coral reefs | Kristen Marhaver

Pinterest Board CommanderCorals in the Pacific Ocean have been dying at an alarming rate, particularly from bleaching brought on by increased water temperatures. But it's not too late to act, says TED Fellow Kristen Marhaver. She points to the Caribbean -- given time, stable temperatures and strong protection, corals there have shown the ability to survive and recover from trauma. Marhaver reminds us why we need to keep working to protect the precious corals we have left. "Corals have always been playing the long game," she says, "and now so are we." The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel:...[Read More ...]The Creator...
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