This post is all about the 8 best motivational TED talks you need to listen to!
Sometimes there are moments when we need a little motivation in order to keep going, but no matter how many speeches you give to yourself or how many empowering affirmations you read it’s just not working.
There are sometimes when the words of others are the biggest motivations.
So whether you are trying to achieve a goal or find a reason to wake up in the morning, here are the 8 best motivational TED talks you NEED to listen to.
The secret of becoming mentally strong | Ana Morin
Have you ever scrolled through someone’s Instagram feed with the perfect house, the perfect car, a fulfilling career, a life full of adventures…and rolled your eyes.
Maybe even felt a moment of envy and jealousy towards that person.
This behavior or habit may seem insignificant and harmless, but that is far from the truth.
In this TED talk from psychotherapist Ana Morin you’ll discover that no matter how big or small these habits or moments of negativity seem, they all have a cost.
The power of belief | Eduardo Briceno
What do you think it takes in order to be successful?
Most people believe it to be our natural talents and abilities, but that is far from the truth.
Our success is actually determined by something far more important.
But what type of mindset is the one that will help us achieve success?
“The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability we will be brittle”.
What is it that motivates us to go beyond what is required from us? To do more than we should just for the simple reason that we want to do it?
What is it that makes us feel empowered?
In this TED talk Scott Geller about the psychology of motivation and how can you use the science behind it to not only motivate others but yourself as well.
How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins
Did you know that ⅓ of the population of the United States feels dissatisfied with their lives?
Most times we overcomplicate the process of getting the things we desire. But the truth is that being what you want is simple.
But why is that? Why does getting the things we desire so difficult to obtain?
Getting what we want has never been easier than in this period of time.
So why can’t we?
In this TED talk Mel Robbins take about the real reasons and hard truths about why most people are unsatisfied with their life and how to get the things they desire.
” What’s interesting about being an adult is that when you become eighteen, nobody tells you that it’s now your job to parent yourself.
And by parent yourself I mean it’s your job to make yourself do the crap you don’t want to do”.
Stop waiting for life to happen | Peter Sage
We live in the area of the internet where we learn so much information that we become confused and paralyzed.
And as a consequence we do nothing.
In this TED talk, Peter Sage talks about the incredible thing that life can be where we let go of our excuses, stop playing small, and start embracing our insecurities.
“It doesn’t matter what happens to you in life, that’s a story that keeps us in our mind rather than our hearts. The only thing that matters is what you do with the story “.
Why do we do what we do | Tony Robbins
Why do we do what we do? What drives you to do these things?
In this 6th TED talk Tony Robbins invites us to explore our mind web, our needs, our beliefs, and the emotions that are controlling us in order to discover what is it that motivates us and how you can achieve our fullest potential.
Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth
What determines which kids at school perform better and which drop out?
Is it their IQ, their ability to learn fast and easily?
Researcher Angela Lee presents us with a very different answer: Grit – the power of passion and perseverance on long term goals.
“Grit is living life as if it were a maratho, not a sprint”.
Draw your future- take control of your life | Patti Dobrowolski
We all have dreams that keep us at night. Dreams make our souls vibrate and our minds imagine how great our lives would be like if we ever accomplished them.
But no matter how much we dream and talk about it, those dreams don’t become true, because we don’t actually do anything to make them true.
in this last motivational TED talk comic performer and business consultant Patti Dobrowolski shares with us the EXACT FORMULA you need in order to draw your future and accomplish your dreams.
All the secrets are spilled out in this video, so the last question left to ask is will you be brave enough to go after your dreams?
I hope you enjoyed these 8 best motivational ted talks!
Thank you so much for investing your time in this article. I hope the videos in it will motivate you to achieve anything you desire and fight for the life you dream of.
Now, before we say goodbye I have one more question for you: What are your favorite motivational ted talks? I´d love to read you in the comments!