8 TED Talks to Improve your Wellness and Work-Life Balance

Improving your overall wellness and striking a good work-life balance are wonderful goals – they can help you be happier, healthier, and more successful! However, actually achieving what you consider to be a well and balanced life can be easier said than done. To inspire you and give you practical tips and tricks, we’ve rounded up a set of TED Talks from experts on wellness and work-life balance:

How to Gain Control of Your Free Time

In this talk, Laura Vanderkam discusses practical strategies to help us “build the lives we want in the time we’ve got.”

A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit

We all have them – whether yours in biting your nails, texting while driving, or something else, check out this talk by Judson Brewer on the relationship between mindfulness and these addictive bad habits.

How to Make Stress your Friend

Listen to Kelly McGonigal as she discusses how you can make your stress response healthier and your heart stronger.

What Makes a Good Life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness

Listen to Robert Waldinger as he discusses the importance of caring relationships in mental and physical health, and then maybe go call mom.

Got a Meeting? Take a Walk.

In this talk, Nilofer Merchant discusses a quick tip to make your work day healthier.

How to Make Work-Life Balance Work

Listen to Nigel Marsh as he discusses the benefits of good work-life balance, and inspires you to take the steps to get there.

Why do we Sleep?

If you need inspiration to get a good night’s sleep, check out this talk by Russell Foster, a circadian neuroscientist, on why sleep is so important.

Flow, the Secret to Happiness

learn the art of “Flow,” and what it can do for your work and your mood in this enlightening talk by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

What are some of your favorite TED Talks that inspire you to live a better life? Sound off in the comments below!

 

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