12 talks to inspire New Year’s resolutions

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Originally posted on TED Blog:

Happy New Year! To celebrate the closing of the year, we asked people around the TED office what talks have inspired them to make a New Year’s resolution. Below, check out their answers. Hint: many found aspirations hidden in unexpected talks. And several might help you formulate the perfect resolution.

One answer that popped up again and again — Amy Cuddy’s talk, “Your body language shapes who you are.” It has inspired many of us to walk a different walk. “Her talk made me resolve to stop slouching this year. After watching it, I became hyper-aware of all the ways that I make myself look smaller,” says TED’s Customer Service Specialist Becky Chung. “Another resolution of mine is to do the Wonder Woman pose during breaks.” Writer Kate Torgovnickechoes, “This year, I’m not going to let myself get stressed out. When I feel that rush of stress, I’m going to sit back, put my hands behind…

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