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Best Videos of the Secret of Life
Some years ago researchers began seriously focusing on what you can do to warn off illness, feel better and be more content with your life. Shauna Shapiro, PhD is one of those researchers and what she shares in this video ought to be encourage you. Turns out there are things you can do that you don't have to do very well, that will make you feel better.
Award winning author Toni Morrison talks about the role of the artist. While this may not be an actual secret of life, she does explain the responsibility of the artist and it is one we all can hold as we endeavor to make the world a better place. After all, we are all the artists of our life.
I like learning new things. One thing I recently learned is I don't have the best growth mindset which makes learning new things more challenging. Turns out I have more of a fixed mindset. Knowing that, I have set about to grow my mindset. Carol Dweck, PhD ought to have been all of our teachers and fortunately she still can be. She can help you be a better learner, which ought to help as you continue to learn how to live your life.
Paul Anderson is a science teacher. I am not a science guy as all my science teachers can attest. His take on the secret of life is fact driven and enjoyable to listen to, but when the test would come around I would be floundering to remember the details. If you happen to be in science class and want some help, here is a secret you can share - Paul Anderson can help you understand.
Here is another researcher on happiness. This video is akin to a movie trailer. It is short and gives you a taste of what is to come. If you have eighty-five minutes that you can spend listening to her full blown lecture you might find the time was well worth investing. One way to make that video more appealing is to remember you can start and pause and come to it later while you attend to other things. But, come back to it as Sonja Lyubomski PhD has something valuable to share with you.
Most parents want their children to take what the parent has been able to give them and improve upon those circumstances. Maria Teresa Kumar has done just that. This is a short promotional video she made, but it points out how one can build upon their circumstances and empower themselves and others.
Alan Watts brought Eastern Philosophy to the west in the 50's when he wrote The Way of Zen.
A lot of the secrets of life that he passed along are not as expansive today as much of what he talked about is now something many hold true. I don't have the video of his short talk about the secret of life, but this video has his spoken words put to images.
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