Resource Hub : TED Talks and more

A woman uses a tablet while drinking coffee.Do you prefer learning through listening? Browse through our selection of WISE videos, handpicked to give you some WISE insight. Sit back and enjoy.

Take the time to appreciate our surroundings

Gretchen Rubin, author of the ‘Happiness Project’ created a video we should all watch. In one-minute, it teaches us to always take the time to appreciate our surroundings and those we love. 

Brene Brown: On Vulnerability

When we overeat, we often do so to avoid problems and numb feelings, such as vulnerability. We also make everything uncertain in our life, quite certain, try to perfect our (and others) imperfections and blame who ever happens to handy for our lot in life (all states of utter misery). Give a listen to Brene Brown’s WISE description of the “wholehearted people”, those who have the courage to be imperfect, have compassion for themselves (and then others) and connect to their authenticity, and in return, find gratitude, joy and happiness.

Movie FED UP

Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of An Inconvenient Truth) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever

Lily Myers on "Shrinking Women"

Believe it or not, the classic trigger (not cause) of over or under-eating comes directly from our parents. So just how can a mother’s poor body image or a father’s skewed perception of beauty pass the baton of emotional eating over to a child? Watch this poetic video to find out:

Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend

Common belief is that stress is harmful but is this always true? Watch this fascinating talk & learn how stress can give us the confidence to handle life’s difficult moments & create deeper human connections. Chasing meaning is actually better for our health than avoiding discomfort so take that leap of faith!