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Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world's leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.

2309 - How to tap into your awareness -- and why meditation is easier than you think | Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
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  • 2309 - How to tap into your awareness -- and why meditation is easier than you think | Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

    Meditation asks you to slip into a state of serene presence. But why does something that sounds effortless often feel so difficult? In this lighthearted invitation, spiritual leader Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche shares three steps to help you accept the ebb and flow of your emotions and learn to meditate anytime, anywhere.

    Tue, 06 Dec 2022 - 10min
  • 2308 - How can we escape soaring energy bills? Stop using fossil fuels | Tessa Khan

    As oil and gas companies continue to make record profits off of the same forces driving climate chaos, war and soaring energy bills, it's become clear that boom times for the fossil fuel industry are bad times for the rest of us, says climate change lawyer Tessa Khan. She asks us to consider the true cost of our reliance on fossil fuels, outlining why the transition to safer, cleaner forms of energy has never been more urgent.

    Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 06min
  • 2307 - A disability-inclusive future of work | Ryan Gersava

    One billion people worldwide are living with a disability, and too many of them are left unemployed or feeling like they need to hide their conditions due to discriminatory hiring practices, says social innovator and TED Fellow Ryan Gersava. With a focus on healing and disclosure, he created an online school to provide people like him with the technical skills and employment aid they need to thrive. Now he's calling for every company to initiate efforts to welcome and support those with disabilities, creating a future of work that leaves no one behind.

    Fri, 02 Dec 2022 - 05min
  • 2306 - How to tackle the stigma of living with HIV | Gareth Thomas

    After his HIV diagnosis, former pro rugby player Gareth Thomas set out on a mission to tackle the stigma and shame that prevent people from getting the testing and care they need. In this empowering talk, Thomas shares his mission to demystify and redefine what it means to live with HIV -- and shares how each of us can normalize conversations around all vilified conditions.

    Thu, 01 Dec 2022 - 10min
  • 2305 - Why you feel anxious socializing (and what to do about it) | Fallon Goodman

    In crowds, at parties, meetings, get-togethers with friends, everyday interactions: social anxiety can show up as an unwelcome guest at any time. But why? Psychologist Fallon Goodman digs into the source of social anxiety, setting the record straight about this common condition with practical solutions to help you feel the most authentically "you" while out and about.

    Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 00min
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