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Are you feeling a little down lately?
Having trouble lifting your spirits after a bad day?
If so, we can totally relate.
But instead of feeling less than stellar, we are seeking inspiration to help lift us up.
To do that we have turned to the best minds of our time.
We rounded up some of the most inspiring, positive and uplifting TED talks about happiness.
TED Talks To Help You Understand Happiness
There are tons of really great TED talks available to watch online, especially about personal development and happiness.
Since we are all about self-growth and personal development, we’ve watched hours of these TED videos.
Of the 20 or so videos we have watched, these are the 5 best TED talks to help you understand happiness.
Find a comfy spot, grab something to drink, and get ready to learn all about happiness.
Dan Gilbert: The Surprising Science of Happiness
In this humorous TED talk, Gilbert questions the assumption that most of us make about happiness, that happiness is something we need to look for.
Read his book Stumbling on Happiness
Robert Waldinger: What Makes A Good Life?
This 13-minute talk is not to be missed. As the director of a 75-year-old study on adult development Robert shares three important lessons he has learned about happiness and life fulfillment.
Ron Gutman: The Hidden Power of Smiling
Learn more about the surprising power of smiling in this quick 7-minute talk.
Michael Norton: How To Buy Happiness
In this quick 11-minute talk Michael challenges the classic saying money can’t buy happiness. In his talk, he explores that money can buy happiness it just depends on how you spend it.
Malcolm Gladwell: Choice, Happiness and Spaghetti Sauce
In this 19-minute talk, Malcolm Gladwell explores the development of the American food industry, chunky spaghetti sauce, and how they relate to happiness.
Check out these books by Malcolm Gladwell
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