Dive deeper into the World Happiness Report and watch our latest webinar "A Seat at the Table: World Happiness Report 2022" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5C7xbwcgpvc
For the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, the Trolls are joining forces with the United Nations, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the UN Foundation to raise awareness of the important role of fruits and vegetables in creating a happy and healthy planet. The colourful and happy Trolls want YOU to eat... Read more
Exercise! says neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki. Get inspired to go to the gym as Suzuki discusses the science of how working out boosts your mood and memory -- and protects your brain against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.
Full video from Being Human is available at: http://fora.tv/2013/09/28/human_emotions Esther Sternberg discusses the connection between mind and body, between emotion and physical health.
In this video, Laura Schober explains the relationship between happiness and climate change, followed by a 10-minute gratitude & mindfulness exercise. Laura is a coach, workshop facilitator, and employee wellbeing consultant in London and Zurich. She is incredibly passionate about empowering both individuals and teams to be the best versions of themselves. Her workshops and... Read more
Chapter 8: Living long and living well: The WELLBY approach (10 minutes) Richard Layard Q&A (10 minutes) www.worldhappiness.report --- About the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN): The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical... Read more
In its ninth year and on International Day of Happiness (today) the UN has released its World Happiness Report 2021 from countries around the world.
Chapter 2: World Happiness, trust and deaths under COVID-19 John Helliwell www.worldhappiness.report --- About the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN): The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the... Read more
Chapter 3: COVID-19 Prevalence and Well-being: Lessons from East Asia (10 minutes) Jeffrey Sachs Chapter 4: Reasons for Asia-Pacific Success in suppressing COVID-19 (10 minutes) Fengyu Wu www.worldhappiness.report --- About the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN): The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General.... Read more
About the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN): The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. SDSN... Read more
Chocolate reduces stress. Fish stimulates the brain. Is there any truth to such popular beliefs? The findings of researchers around the world say yes: It appears we really are what we eat. A study in a British prison found that inmates who took vitamin supplements were less prone to violent behavior. And in Germany, a... Read more
Simple, profound truths are the realm of this Buddhist nun. Her message? The gift of happiness truly lies within our own hearts and minds. Gen Kelsang Nyema, exuding a peacefulness that immediately connects with the audience, starts by asking three questions: Are you having a good day? Why? Tomorrow, would you rather have a good... Read more
Dr Lucy Hone is a resilience expert who thought she found her calling supporting people to recover following the Christchurch earthquake. She had no idea that her personal journey was about to take her to a far darker place. In this powerful and courageous talk, she shares the three strategies that got her through an... Read more
Everyone has the ability to build mental strength, but most people don't know how. We spend a lot of time talking about physical strength and physical health, but much less time on mental strength and mental health. We can choose to perform exercises that will help us learn to regulate our thoughts, manage our emotions,... Read more
In this conversation, Rich and Rob discuss the state of the mindfulness movement today, and how the role of mindfulness in society has changed so dramatically in light of the global pandemic and growing awareness of racial injustice.
A new plan for people and planet has just launched - the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. Tell everyone! In 2015, world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals (officially known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs). These goals have the power to create a better world by 2030, by ending poverty, fighting inequality... Read more
Richard Layard explains how we can move towards a kinder, happier, gentler society. Most people now realise that economic growth, however desirable, will not solve all our problems. Instead, we need a philosophy and a science which encompasses a much fuller range of human need and experience. This book argues that the goal for a... Read more
Happiness is something that everyone feels in a different way. If you had to measure happiness, what would you do? Pharrell Williams compared happiness to “a room without a roof,” and the Beatles sang that happiness is “a warm gun.” If you had to measure happiness, what would you do? Every year the scientists at... Read more
NOTE FROM TED: Please consult with a mental health professional and do not look to this talk for medical advice as the intersection of mental health and nutrition is still an emerging field of study. We've flagged this talk for falling outside TEDx's curatorial guidelines because it oversimplifies interpretations of legitimate studies. TEDx events are... Read more
Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in the most popular class at Harvard. His research and lectures on happiness and human potential have received attention in The New York Times, Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, as well as... Read more