14 TED lectures for those who suffer from fatigue and creative burnout

The signs are there.

  • are you depressed,
  • you worried about something,
  • you feel morose
  • you have a headache or back,
  • your performance at work and relationships with people suffer,
  • you put on weight.

If you are experiencing something similar, probably you have started the burnout. This is a serious problem for the health system and businesses, but most importantly, she is terribly spoiled life.


However, the extensive library of TED lectures allows you to quickly figure out how much change 10 minutes of silence per day, how powerful the power of sleep and why stress isn't always bad.

Daniel Levitin: "How to stay calm when you know that stress is inevitable"

After the unpleasant events of the neurologist asked the question: "Can I to do something, introduce some sort of system that will prevent a bad outcome? Or, if something bad happens, how to minimize its effects, to prevent total catastrophe?"

Levitin found that indeed there is a way to prevent critical errors in a stressful situation when our thinking is fogged up.



  Adam Grant: "Unexpected habits of those who think imaginatively"

If you are struggling to come up with a good idea, Professor, Wharton business school, psychologist Adam Grant gives one piece of advice: stop. Stop what you are doing, take a break, come back to it later.

"Procrastination is bad when it comes to productivity, but for creativity it is a real gift," he says.

Many of the original people are willing to try new things, but finish them slowly and not without difficulty. Grant believes that this is postponing the decision for later, giving himself time to think, geniuses like Leonardo da Vinci and Steve jobs came up with their most brilliant ideas.



  Andy Addicom: "Just 10 minutes of focused attention"

Buddicom, an expert on concentration, the former monk and co-founder of the Buddhist service, meditation Headspace, describes how much changes the life of doing nothing: just 10 minutes a day without any distractions.

"It is sad that we are so much distracted and not present in the world in which they live," he says. We are deprived of the most important, and for some reason everyone thinks that is as it should be, you just have to live with it. It is not so.



  Matthieu Ricard: the Habit of happiness

This biochemist (and also Buddhist) defines happiness as the deep sense of calm and satisfaction, as the condition which determines all of our emotions, and as a conscious choice.

In his TED talk he explains how to teach the brain more healthy habits and to find the antidote to destructive emotions.



  Ron Gutman: "the hidden power of smiling"

It turns out that to reduce stress you can, if you start pretending — to smile more.

Gutman, CEO of HealthTap, talks about the amazing studies that show that smile has a significant impact on your health and helps you live a longer, healthier, happier. According to Gutman, smile, in particular, helps to reduce levels of hormones that increase the stress — cortisol, adrenaline, dopamine and increases the level of hormones, elevates mood (endorphins), and reduces the pressure.



  Sandrine thuret: "You can grow new brain cells"

Thuret, a neurologist, explains that to improve memory, mood and to eliminate the mental decline caused by stress, it is essential to grow new neurons. In her lecture she shares a few practical tips that help to speed up the process.



  Elizabeth Gilbert: "Your elusive genius"

The author of the book "Eat, pray, love" in his funny and very personal speech, expresses the idea that the creative process is not about genius.

"I think that to give someone, to the average person to believe that he is the essence and source of all divine, creative, unknowable, eternal mystery is too much responsibility for the fragile human psyche. It's like asking somebody to swallow the sun."

Gilbert believes that this pressure sets unrealistic expectations and kill artists and creators. It would take a "genius" something that we all possess.



  Stefan Sagmeister: "the Power of vacation"

Sagmeister more than twenty years of put a lot of thought into the design of album covers by artists such as the Rolling Stones and Lou reed. But every seven years he closes his new York Studio and sent to a one-year sabbatical to recover and refresh their creativity.

In a TED talk he explains how thisrest allows him to make little experiments, which are then transformed into innovative projects.



  Ze Frank: "And are you?"

This comedian-lists simple — and very honest — the questions that will help you answer the most important question: "if I'm human?"



  Sean Achor: "How happiness will help us to work better"

The CEO of Good Think, psychologist and author of The Happiness Advantage have long studied how overlap the development of human potential, success and happiness. He believes that the widespread opinion — you need to work to be happy is a mistake. On the contrary, you need to be happy to be productive.



  Arianna Huffington: "How to be successful? Sleep well!"

The idea is pretty simple: a good night's sleep helps increase productivity, makes us happier, helps us make more intelligent decisions. But Huffington, founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post, believes that it opens access to more powerful ideas.

"I urge you to close your eyes and discover brilliant ideas within you, turn off your engine and open the power of sleep," she says.



  Kelly Mcgonigal: "How to make friends with stress"

A psychologist from Stanford University, author of The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It says that is detrimental to the health of faith in the harmful effects of stress, not stress itself.

Lecture Mcgonigal about how to change our relationship to stress helps to avoid premature death.



  Pico Iyer: the Art of pause"

Iyer, author of travel books, I am sure that inour chaotic and busy life just need to regularly stop, disconnect and allow yourself simply to be without movement.

It examines the ideas that come with this reception, and talks about strategies that help us to regain a few minutes every day.



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 Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness"

Flow, says Csikszentmihalyi, Professor of psychology and management, Claremont graduate University is a state of heightened focus and immersion in activities such as art, play or work. He says Csikszentmihalyi gives life meaning.published


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Source: ideanomics.ru/articles/7185


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