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Coming Out After 20 Years of Silence…My Journey

Speed painter Sarah Rowan Dahl coming out after 20 years in the closet…shares part of her journey. 3 seconds of brave. Share with those who need to be encouraged to be themselves. xx http://www.sarahrowandahl.com http://www.patreon.com/sarahrowandahl

Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile: How I'm bringing queer pride to my rural village

In a poetic, personal talk, TED Fellow Katlego Kolanyane-Kesupile examines the connection between her modern queer lifestyle and her childhood upbringing in a rural village in Botswana. "In a time where being brown, queer, African and seen as worthy of space means being everything but rural, I fear that we're erasing the very struggles that got us to where we are now," she says.

I search 4 it blinded: the power of self-love and self-esteem | Caira Lee | TEDxSHHS

National award-winning slam poet Caira Lee speaks to a rapt audience on the power of absolute self-love. Through a beautiful illustration of her own journey through life, Lee demonstrates that your body, size, race, sexual orientation are assets that don't need fixing, but are characteristics that one should embrace.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Anatomy of Sleep Sleep Stages Sleep mechanisms How Much Sleep Do You Need? Dreaming The Role of Genes and Neurotransmitters Tracking Sleep Through Smart Technology Tips for Getting a Good Night's Sleep Hope Through Research Where can I get more information? Sleep is an important part of your daily routine-you spend about one-third of your time doing it.

We can change our brain and its ability to cope with disease with simple lifestyle choices

This is part of our series on Changing the Brain, about what's happening in our brain in various mental states and how we can change it for the better and worse. You can read the other articles here.

The MIND diet: 10 foods that fight Alzheimer's (and 5 to avoid)

Doctors have been saying for years that what you eat can affect the health of your heart. Now there's growing evidence that the same is true for your brain. A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago shows a diet plan they developed — appropriately called the MIND diet — may reduce the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease by as much as 53 percent.

THE BEST OF

What If Money Didn't Matter (Alan Watts)

I saw this video online and I believe it carries a strong message. I did not create this video but it shares a similar philosophy that I share in terms of the value of life. I discovered the video on Facebook.

180° SOUTH – Trailer

Conquerors of the Useless, That's What We Were. -Yvon Chouinard

6 MINS FOR THE NEXT 60 YEARS OF YOUR LIFE – A RANT

THIS VIDEO IS FOR ALL THE BABY BOOMERS AND GENERATION X THINKING ABOUT STARTING A BUSINESS AND FINALLY DIVING INTO ENTREPRENEURSHIP … PLEASE DON'T BE CONFUSED, BUILDING AND GROWING BUSINESSES TODAY IS NOT JUST A YOUNG PERSON'S GAME.

Joe Rogan on Happiness

Joe Rogan kind of envies you. Yes, you. To legions of his fans (maybe you're one of them), that probably doesn't make sense, seeing as how men from their teens to their 50s wish they could be him-strong, dangerous, charismatic, multi-skilled, rich, famous, and fast becoming both a sports and entertainment legend.

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