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5 Ted talks guaranteed to get you motivated

The skill of self-confidence | Dr. Ivan Joseph | TEDxRyersonU
Self –confidence definitely has an impact on how motivated you feel. Ivan talks about just how easy it can be to build your self-confidence. Referring to just how important it is to retrain your mind-set.

Confidence taken a dip after you didn’t get that job you wanted, then this is a good one for you!

If you want to achieve your goals, don’t focus on them: Reggie Rivers at TEDxCrestmoorParkED
This talk is short and sweet. From the title it does sound a bit confusing. How are you meant to achieve your goals if you don’t look at them I hear you ask? Reggie using an example from his sixth grade girlfriend talks about how focusing on your behaviour more than your goals can help you achieve them.

So if you’re one of those people who look at their goals daily but still haven’t achieved anything yet, take some advice from Reggie!

How to stop screwing yourself over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF
We all have amazing ideas sometimes, but for some reason we decide to just ignore them or brush them off. In this talk Mel talks about just how easy it is for us to act on these ideas and reach our goals. We constantly feel the need to settle or not even attempt to accomplish our goals in life, instead we say ‘were fine’ as an excuse.

If you’re looking for a little pick me up today then look no further!

Programming your mind for success | Carrie Green | TEDxManchester
Now this talk is a little different as it starts with Carrie asking the audience if they would like a cup of tea, random yes I know, but stay here with me guys. Carrie uses this example to show just how fear can have an impact on our everyday actions. All fear, doubt and worries stem from the mind and Carrie says that reprogramming your mind and kicking fear to the curb can result in success.

If fear and doubt has stopped you from pitching that business plan or starting up that blog, then you will definitely find this talk motivating.

The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala
We all spend so much time trying to appear strong on the outside that we forget about the inside. Amy talks about some of the unhealthy beliefs that are holding us back and stopping us from becoming mentally strong. In this talk Amy goes on to talk about just how these bad mental habits can affect our well-being and strength.

So if you’re in the middle of having a pity party because something hasn’t gone your way, this talk is one for you.

Words: Lateefah-Jean Baptiste 
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