Guest Blog: Top Ten TED Talks

My colleague Jacquie Hampton recently sent me her Top Ten TED Talks, along with the challenge to respond with my own favourites. I'll post my own shortly but, in the meantime, here is Jacquie's inspiring list. Suffice to say, there are several of my own most-watched TED talks below.

Jacquie writes...

I am a big fan of TED talks and so it seems are a lot of other people.

The links below will take you to the ten TeD talks that have had the biggest impact on me over the years.

The power of vulnerability – Brene Brown

My year of saying yes to everything – Shonda Rhimes

How great leaders inspire action – Simon Sinek

Your body language shapes who you are – Amy Cuddy

Ten ways to have a better conversation – Celeste Headlee

The surprising science of happiness – Dan Gilbert

The puzzle of motivation – Dan Pink

How to make hard choices – Ruth Chung

Your elusive creative genius – Elizabeth Gilbert

Embracing emotions, embracing myself – Thandie Newton

If you want to explore further here’s the link to the TeD homepage

Jacquie Hampton is a counsellor and psychotherapist. You can find out more about her at

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