Posts Tagged ‘TED’


Via Karen, this recent TED Talk from Elizabeth Gilbert is the best thing I’ve seen in a long time. (I loved her first TED Talk too, on genius and the creative spirit.)

Gilbert explores the emotional effects of success and failure, and the value of coming back home: “Your home is whatever in this world you love more than you love yourself.” Wise and powerful words – definitely worth a watch.


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Some colorful inspiration for your Monday – designer Jessi Arrington explaining her wardrobe philosophy at TED.

I love Jessi’s cheery, bubbly outlook on life, her can-do spirit, her confidence in rocking new and unusual color combinations, and her sweet Southern accent. She’s inspiring me to rock a little confidence – and a lot of color! – today.

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on vulnerability

I know I’m late to the party – everyone and their brother has already posted, retweeted, commented on and generally talked up this talk. But I love Brene Brown’s blog and her honest, funny, wholehearted approach to life. And I think she has some important things to say about shame, vulnerability, and letting ourselves be seen.

So take 20 minutes and watch the video above. You’ll be glad you did.

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