6 Incredible TED Talks on Mindfulness

 
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We’re obsessed with TED Talks because of the amazing new perspectives the speakers give us. Here we’ve assembled a great list of TED Talks by mindful speakers.

 

1. Shannon Paige - Mindfulness and Healing

Hear an amazing story from a cancer survivor on how meditation helped in her battle with depression.

 
 

2. Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat -
How Mindfulness Meditation Redefines Pain, Happiness & Satisfaction

You don’t need a 6 month retreat in a distant forest to find more joy in life. Dr. Kasim breaks down how meditation can change our brains to focus less on the negatives and more on the positives.

 
 

3. Zindel Segal - The Mindful Way Through Depression

Depression affects all of us either directly or through the ones we love. Zindel Segal, a pioneer in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, delves into why we should customize treatment programs to deal with specific triggers of depression.

 
 

 

4. Daniel Siegel - Mindfulness and Neural Integration

In this talk Dr. Siegel, the Co-Director of Mindful Awareness Research Center, breaks down the neurological effects of mindfulness and explores the key to building resilience.

 
 

5. Diana Winston - The Practice of Mindfulness

How does being mindfully present impact our brain morphology and affect our relationships? Diana Winston, a former Buddhist nun & director of Mindfulness Education at UCLA, explains this connection.

 
 

6. Andy Puddicombe - All it takes is 10 Mindful Minutes

In this talk from the founder of the world’s most well known meditation app ‘Headspace,’ you will discover how simple a 10 minute meditation is really all it takes to find relaxation.