The Power of Depression in Shaping our Lives | Jane Krukiel | TEDxYouth@Wilmington

The Power of Depression in Shaping our Lives | Jane Krukiel | [email protected]

Translator: Robert Deliman Reviewer: Denise RQ Depression is a scary thing. Being internally locked in your mind, forever falling into the depths of yourself, hoping someone can save you is the worst feeling in the world. Our minds are powerful things because they influence our thoughts, convince us that we are nothing. You essentially feel …

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The Power of Now (Psychological Time vs. Clock Time)

The Power of Now (Psychological Time vs. Clock Time)

What if I said: Time is just an illusion. Does that sound crazy to you? Sure, we experience the effects of time – we witness the sun rising and setting, the seasons changing, and the signs of aging. But do we ever really know what time itself is? Albert Einstein said: “The distinction between the …

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How to connect with depressed friends | Bill Bernat

How to connect with depressed friends | Bill Bernat

The one conversation that uplifted me more than any other in my life was with a woman who told me how, a few days earlier, she drove her Jeep Wrangler to the edge of the Grand Canyon and sat there, revving the engine, thinking about driving over. Even though I had severe social anxiety, in …

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Rapid Biohacks for Exceptional Health with Ben Greenfield – Mindvalley Masterclass Trailer

Rapid Biohacks for Exceptional Health with Ben Greenfield – Mindvalley Masterclass Trailer

To understand how to go into your later years gracefully You have to understand that chronological age and biological age are two completely separate things In fact, that is what Ben Greenfield has been obsessed with Ben was voted one of America’s top personal trainers. He’s a profound bio hacker he has coached the world’s …

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The difference between healthy and unhealthy love | Katie Hood

The difference between healthy and unhealthy love | Katie Hood

So when you think about a child, a close friend, or a romantic partner, the word “love” probably comes to mind, and instantly other emotions rush in: joy and hope, excitement, trust and security, and yes, sometimes sadness and disappointment. There might not be a word in the dictionary that more of us are connected …

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Comedian Pete Holmes on depression and negative emotion

Comedian Pete Holmes on depression and negative emotion

Everyone’s experience with depression is different, but for comedian Pete Holmes the key to living with depression has been to observe his own thoughts in an impartial way. Holmes’ method, taught to him by psychologist and spiritual leader Ram Dass, is to connect to his base consciousness and think about himself and his emotions in …

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How to Escape Mental Enslavement

How to Escape Mental Enslavement

The infamous Stoic philosopher Seneca once wrote: “Show me a man who is not a slave… one is a slave to lust, another to greed, another to ambition, and all men are slaves to fear.” All humans subject themselves to mental enslavement. Historical conquerors, politicians, the CEOs of today, your bosses – all of them …

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Don’t suffer from your depression in silence | Nikki Webber Allen

Don’t suffer from your depression in silence | Nikki Webber Allen

What are you doing on this stage in front of all these people? (Laughter) Run! (Laughter) Run now. That’s the voice of my anxiety talking. Even when there’s absolutely nothing wrong, I sometimes get this overwhelming sense of doom, like danger is lurking just around the corner. You see, a few years ago, I was …

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Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda

Why I train grandmothers to treat depression | Dixon Chibanda

On a warm August morning in Harare, Farai, a 24-year-old mother of two, walks towards a park bench. She looks miserable and dejected. Now, on the park bench sits an 82-year-old woman, better known to the community as Grandmother Jack. Farai hands Grandmother Jack an envelope from the clinic nurse. Grandmother Jack invites Farai to …

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What Is Mental Toughness, and Where Can I Get Some?

What Is Mental Toughness, and Where Can I Get Some?

When someone is described as being “mentally tough,” it typically signals that they’re resilient, self-assured, and bold. Ask any athlete what the concept means in sports, and they will answer, “you thrive in competition,” “you’re self-confident,” and “you can handle the pressure.” But all these statements describe behavior, rather than what’s going on inside one’s …

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