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How to find a wonderful idea | OK Go

Pinterest Board CommanderWhere does OK Go come up with ideas like dancing in zero gravity, performing in ultra slow motion or constructing a warehouse-sized Rube Goldberg machine for their music videos? In between live performances of "This Too Shall Pass" and "The One Moment," lead singer and director Damian Kulash takes us inside the band's creative process, showing us how to look for wonder and surprise. 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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How Do You Know if You Are Depressed or Just Sad?

Pinterest Board CommanderContrary to what some people may believe, depression and sadness are not the same thing. Sadness can come and go and affects your mood, while depression is a lingering cloud that affects your overall ability to function. Sometimes it can be tricky to distinguish between [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Best of Our Blogs: June 16, 2017

Pinterest Board CommanderThere’s one thing you can do right now to improve your relationships with others, cultivate greater peace and be more efficient. Can you guess what it is? Slow down. Slow down your movements. Slow down to listen to how you feel, what he or she [Read More ...]The Creator...
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When Yoga, Meditation, and Diet Aren’t Enough to Cure Depression

Pinterest Board CommanderI thought I had it all figured out. I even had a book title picked out: Whole-ish — On Healing Myself Naturally from Depression and My Messy Path to Well. And I had outlined some of the chapters: Why restoring your gut health and generating [Read More ...]The Creator...
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A Rhey of Hope

Pinterest Board CommanderiFred is proud to announce a new Ambassador of Hope. Miss Wisconsin, Kaitlyn Rhey, currently in the running for Miss America, plans to raise awareness and end the stigma of depression and anxiety, both of which she personally experienced as a teen. The 23-year-old is [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Is Your Worry Normal or a Sign of an Anxiety Disorder?

Pinterest Board CommanderYou worry about passing your exam and surviving your presentation. You worry about making a mistake at work. You worry about not having enough money to pay this month’s bills. You worry about the email you just sent, which misspelled your new coworker’s name. Ughhh. [Read More ...]The Creator...
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A secret weapon against Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases | Nina Fedoroff

Pinterest Board CommanderWhere did Zika come from, and what can we do about it? Molecular biologist Nina Fedoroff takes us around the world to understand Zika's origins and how it spread, proposing a controversial way to stop the virus -- and other deadly diseases -- by preventing infected mosquitoes from multiplying. 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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Podcast: What Is Persistent Depressive Order Like?

Pinterest Board CommanderIn this episode of the Psych Central Show, host Gabe Howard interviews his co-host, Vincent M. Wales, about living with persistent depressive disorder (formerly known as dysthymia).  Vincent speaks candidly about how he came to realize that he had chronic depression, the mistakes he made in [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Even Therapists Get the Blues

Pinterest Board Commander“Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them — every day begin the task anew.” -Saint Francis de Sales My first depressive episode came at the age [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Why I speak up about living with epilepsy | Sitawa Wafula

Pinterest Board CommanderOnce homebound by epilepsy, mental health advocate Sitawa Wafula found her strength in writing about it. Now, she advocates for others who are yet to find their voices, cutting through stigma and exclusion to talk about what it's like to live with the condition. 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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Why Men Give Up Their Identity in a Relationship

Pinterest Board CommanderOver the past 30 years of working as a psychologist with men doing individual and group therapy, I have often seen men struggling to maintain either the romance or friendship or both in their intimate relationships. It’s a subject I’ve been investigating and exploring for [Read More ...]The Creator...
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How to Recognize and Foster Your Ability

Pinterest Board Commander“Ability and necessity dwell near each other.” – Pythagoras What are you good at? If you must stop and think about it, that’s not a dreadful thing. In fact, it’s probably long overdue. The truth is that we get so busy living life and taking [Read More ...]The Creator...
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9 Simple Ways to Foster Long-Term Friendships

Pinterest Board CommanderKeep your friends close The benefits of friendship are extensive: Friends help you experience more life satisfaction, thrive in the midst of challenges, and even live longer. Researcher Robin Dunbar found that most people have circles of friends — the five people who are the [Read More ...]The Creator...
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I Chose Not to Medicate My ADHD — Here’s Why

Pinterest Board CommanderA white room. The day I was diagnosed, they brought me into a (not kidding) white room with a metal table. There was a machine at the head of the table. The machine kind of reminded me of a shrunken MRI scanner, but I didn’t [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Poverty isn’t a lack of character; it’s a lack of cash | Rutger Bregman

Pinterest Board Commander"Ideas can and do change the world," says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about the idea's 500-year history and a forgotten modern experiment where it actually worked -- and imagine how much energy and talent we would unleash if we got rid of poverty once and for all. 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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Being Sensitive Is a Superpower — Here Are 5 Ways to Use It

Pinterest Board CommanderIn a workplace that glorifies strength and power, highly sensitive people like you may falsely assume the ability to experience things more intensely is a weakness or personal failing. On the contrary, you might be surprised to know that recent workplace performance research confirms what [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Best of Our Blogs: June 13, 2017

Pinterest Board CommanderYour doctor may have created a treatment protocol for your physical health. You may have a business protocol at work. But creating a mental health protocol could also do wonders for your emotional well-being. Setting up a systemized plan can give you a sense of [Read More ...]The Creator...
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Special Needs

Pinterest Board CommanderMy autistic son has had dozens of doctors, therapists, intervention specialists, teachers, aids, coaches and camp counselors, and most of these individuals and their programs have been very helpful for Tommy. Nine years of special attention have been good for him. He went from an [Read More ...]The Creator...
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