6 great ted talks to watch if you’re feeling all alone in the world

6 great ted talks to watch if you’re feeling all alone in the world

It’s hard to feel happy if you feel all alone. In fact, one of the key drivers of happiness is belonging and feeling connected. If, therefore, you are feeling somewhat isolated and what to enjoy more happiness via connecting and relating more then …

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Every human on the planet has experienced moments of loneliness and aloneness. Sometimes, these feelings may blow through us as quickly as a passing squall, but other times, they linger like a fog that we can’t quite see our way out of. No matter where you are in life and no matter what your particular kind of blue, please know that you’ve got company. Here are 6 talks that your friends at TED have picked for you.

If you always feel like the odd one out … watch Lidia Yuknavitch.

This talk is for the weirdos, the survivors and the still-recovering. Even if you’ve never felt understood, author and self-proclaimed misfit Lidia Yuknavitch wants you to know that you are worthy and deserving of good things. Her talk is a love letter to anyone who struggles to feel like they belong.

“Even at the moment of your failure, right then, you are beautiful. You don’t know it yet, but you have the ability to reinvent yourself endlessly,” Lidia says. “Your story deserves to be heard, because you, you rare and phenomenal misfit, you new species, are the only one in the room who can tell the story the way only you would.”
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