Establishing Habits for a Productive Life

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TEDTalks for Changing Habits and Keeping Motivated

I don’t know what I did before TEDTalks.  I can’t imagine anything more convenient, more inspiring, and more accessible than 20-minute-or-less videos from some of the world’s greatest thinkers.

Here are some of the talks that I’ve found the most interesting. If you have a few minutes, please give these a listen.  You won’t regret it.

To remind you why not being productive isn’t always unproductive, Stefan Sagmeister: The Power of Time Off:

An inspiring talk by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver on how we can improve America’s eating habits from the bottom-up, Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize wish: Teach every child about food:

Considering becoming a vegetarian, but not quite ready to take the plunge? Graham Hill: Why I’m a weekday vegetarian

On shedding material possessions to make more time, space, and money for yourself: Graham Hill: Less stuff, more happiness

On rethinking success: Alain de Botton: A kinder, gentler philosophy of success

Simple reminders to find happiness in the everyday: Matthieu Ricard: The habits of happiness