For an educational video entertainment break or just to listen on your commute home from work today – these TED talks cover happiness, stress, work, and reaching goals!

How to Deal with Difficult People – Jay Johnson

There are going to be plenty of different types of people you’ll come across in the workplace. Some of them being difficult people. But knowing how to properly deal with them – is the key to more effective communication and even a reduction in difficult situations. Check it out.


How to Find Work you Love – Scott Dinsmore

“Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this deceptively simple talk about finding out what matters to you — and then getting started doing it”. Find out how he did that here.


The Happy Secret to Better Work – Shawn Achor

If we can find a way of being more positive and to be happy in the present in which we are living, working, etc – we will actually feel more inspired to follow our goals and be successful. Find out the explanation behind this process – here.


How to Make Stress Your Friend – Kelly McGonigal

We’ve often been told if you reduce stress as much as possible, you’ll be happier and healthier. But what if it’s not so much about reducing stress – but learning how to deal with it properly? Find out here.


Why You Should Define Your Fears Instead of Your Goals – Tim Ferriss

“Tim Ferriss encourages us to fully envision and write down our fears in detail, in a simple but powerful exercise he calls ‘fear-setting.'” Find out why this exercise works, and how to do it – here.


Laura Vanderkam: How to Gain Control of Your Free Time

We make time for things that are a priority. So how can we do this to ensure we fill up our time with things that matter to us and disregard the other things? Find out here.