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17 TED Talks Guaranteed To Change Your Life

*Bookmarks for future motivation*

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for the best TED Talk they've ever seen. Here are the brilliant results.

1. "The Price Of Shame" — Monica Lewinsky

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Why you should watch it: Monica intimately talks about her personal experiences with cyber-bullying, how its impact isn't to be taken lightly, but most importantly, you'll learn you can survive it yourself.


2. "My Year Of Saying Yes To Everything" — Shonda Rhimes

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Why you should watch it: For a year, Shonda forced herself to say yes to everything that pushed her out of her comfort zone — and listening to her talk, you'll learn simply saying 'Yes' can help you find unexpected opportunities and passions in your life as well.


3. "Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are" — Amy Cuddy

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Why you should watch it: Amy explains how to overcome your impostor syndrome, feelings of not belonging, and the power of 'Faking it until you become it.'" It'll teach you little ways to get yourself through those moments you aren't feeling all too confident.


8. "The Power Of Vulnerability" — Brene Brown

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Why you should watch it: Although it's completely natural to fear opening up, Brene talks about how being vulnerable is a powerful tool for connecting with others and living your best life.


9. "Every Kid Needs A Champion" — Rita Pierson

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Why you should watch it: Hearing Rita speak about the importance of personal connection between teachers and students will rush you to thank the teacher who had a meaningful impact on you.


10. "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" — Simon Sinek

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Why you should watch it: Whether it's work or in everyday life, you'll realize inspiring people is a much better approach than a 12-step plan when you want to get something done.


14. "What Really Matters At The End Of Life" — BJ Miller

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Why you should watch it: Through the perspectives of patients nearing the end of their lives, it analyzes how to not lose sight of what really matters most to you, and how to not get too mentally caught up in day-to-day issues.


15. "Why We Choose Suicide" — Mark Henick

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Why you should watch it: It deals with the stigma surrounding suicide and mental health, and explains why re-evaluating how we view and treat mental health issues are so important.


16. "Stripping Away Negative Body Image" — Lillian Bustle

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Why you should watch it: Lillian breaks down the word fat and how she learned to value her own worth and love her body — despite society's ridiculous standards for women's bodies telling her to do the opposite.


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