We can’t control if we’ll die, but we can “occupy death,” in the words of Dr. He calls on us to make clear our preferences for end of life care -- and suggests two questions for starting the conversation. (Filmed at TEDxNewy.
This talk is quite sensitive and has a bit of a fresh take on topics like death, and euthanasia. It's worth a watch, before you need to watch it :) TEDxNewy 2011 - Peter Saul - Dying in century Australia, a new experience for all of us.
As a young surgeon, Peter Attia felt contempt for a patient with diabetes. She was overweight, he thought, and thus responsible for the fact that she needed a foot amputation. But years later, Attia received an unpleasant medical surprise.
My stroke of insight :: Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.
10 short talks for parents who are short on time but starved for intellectual stimulation You aren't sleeping. You barely have time to eat, let alone peruse TED Talks. Here, talks under six minutes that will give you a quick dose of inspiration.
Larry Smith: Why you will fail to have a great career. In this funny and blunt talk, Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions.