I have always had a keen interest in Personal Development. As a teenager i was interested in Bodybuilding, and one thing that attracted me to it was the mindset they employed to maintain discipline, set goals and compete in competitions and with themselves.
Below are some TEDTalks and YouTube videos that i hope you will find interesting and hopefully inspiring.
The skill of self confidence |Dr. Ivan Joseph.
As the Athletic Director and head coach of the Varsity Soccer team at Ryerson University, Dr. Joseph is often asked what skills he is searching for as a recruiter: is it speed? Strength? Agility? In Dr. Joseph's TEDx Talk, he explores self confidence and how it is not just the most important skill in athletics, but in our lives.
Beautiful minds are free from fear: Robert Grant.
Robert E. Grant is sharing what makes beautiful mind: any moment free from fear is an opportunity to taste immortality and new possibilities.
Arnold Schwarzenegger's inspirational and motivational speech on the 6 rules of success:
1. Trust Yourself
2. Break Some Rules
3. Don't Be Afraid To Fail
4. Ignore The Naysayers
5. Work Like Hell
6. Give Something Back
Allow things to unfold and you will find your Purpose in Life. | Peggy Oki
With an appreciation of flow and motion Peggy's life has been always been driven by passion. From surfing and skateboarding to the intimate appreciation what she calls the 'Cetacean Nation'.
Discovering the transformative force of participation artwork through her Origami Whales project was the first step to realising that passion could be harnessed, amplified and ultimately inspire for a deeper purpose. Surfer, Skateboarder, Artist and Activist.
Once the only female member of the famous Zephyr Skateboard team from documentary 'Dogtown and Z-Boys': Peggy’s love of the outdoors inspires her to travel worldwide in search of good surf. In 2004, she founded the Origami Whales Project to raise awareness about commercial whaling.
She has also developed the Whales and Dolphins Ambassador Program and led campaigns such as ‘Let’s Face It’, which petitions to save New Zealand’s critically endangered Maui’s dolphins and Hector’s dolphins.
Reoving Negative Self Talk-Abria Joseph.
What are the words you choose? Do they give you power, or fill your future with negative energy? In this talk, Abria helps us become aware of how to be present and mindful in both thought and action in order to actualize dreams and live in positivity. Abria Joseph was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area.
He began learning yoga at 16 and in completed his first training program, a 700-hour vinyasa training in Thailand. He went on to teach vinyasa classes across the US, Canada and Mexico, and earned a degree in exercise science and wellness from Bastyr University in Washington state.
Aria founded Pranaforce Yoga in 2010, an international yoga lifestyle company offering yoga retreats, teaching training, workshops and community events.
He is also an experienced TEDx speaker who encourages others to practice and live their dreams within each moment.
Programming your mind for success -Carrie Green.
Carrie Green started her first online business at the age of 20, whilst studying Law at the University of Birmingham. Within a few years she took the business global, selling throughout the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and Europe and receiving over 100,000 hits on the website every month.
In 2011 Carrie launched the Female Entrepreneur Association as a way to help inspire and connect female entrepreneurs from around the world.
The network has grown to over 140,000 women and they now produce a digital magazine, This Girl Means Business, weekly videos, free online classes and more.
The psychology of self-motivation-Scott Geller.
Scott Geller is Alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech and Director of the Center for Applied Behavior Systems in the Department of Psychology. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the World Academy of Productivity and Quality.
He has written numerous articles and books, including When No One's Watching: Living and Leading Self-motivation. Scott will examine how we can become self-motivated in "The Psychology of Self-Motivation."