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The Power of Self-Belief: Layne Beachley (Full Transcript)

Full text of world champion surfer Layne Beachley’s talk: The Power of Self-Belief at TEDxStHildasSchool conference. Best quote from this talk: “Ultimately it’s choice, not chance, that determines our reality.” Listen to the MP3 Audio here: TRANSCRIPT: Layne Beachley – World champion surfer Good morning. Am I on? Yes, I’m on! Don’t fall asleep down …

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How to ‘Overcome’ Fear: Trevor Ragan (Full Transcript)

Full text of Train Ugly founderTrevor Ragan’s talk: How to ‘Overcome’ Fear at TEDxCedarRapids conference. In this talk, Trevor digs into fear — outlining what it is, where it comes from, and how we can work to put it in its place. Trevor Ragan is the founder of Trainugly.com, a free educational website designed to …

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30 Seconds to Mindfulness: Phil Boissiere (Full Transcript)

Full text of psychotherapist Phil Boissiere’s talk: 30 seconds to mindfulness at TEDxNaperville conference. In this talk, Phil shares his simple technique to bring mindfulness to your busy life, any time, anywhere. TRANSCRIPT: Phil Boissiere – ADHD treatment expert Mindfulness. It’s really become quite the buzzword in recent times even though mindfulness practices have been …

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To Overcome Challenges, Stop Comparing Yourself To Others: Dean Furness (Transcript)

Full text of wheelchair athlete Dean Furness’ talk titled “To Overcome Challenges, Stop Comparing Yourself To Others” at TED Talks conference. In this talk, Dean shares how, after losing the use of his legs in an accident, he discovered a powerful new mindset focused on redefining his “personal average” and getting better little by little. …

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Paying Attention & Mindfulness: Sam Chase (Full Transcript)

Full text of mindfulness expert Sam Chase’s talk: Paying Attention & Mindfulness at TEDxNYU conference. In this talk, Sam explains what it means to be truly mindful and how every one of us can incorporate the practice into our lives. Best quote from this talk: “Very simply, mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to …

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