It's all about developing what journalist Catherine Price calls a "fun mindset." Here, she shares four ways that you can create -- or appreciate -- moments of fun in your life.Continue reading
Why you should listen
With a background in science journalism and an unshakeable curiosity about the world, Catherine Price helps people question their assumptions, make positive changes in their lives and see mundane things (phones, vitamins) in a different, more philosophical light.
Price's latest book, The Power of Fun: How to Feel Alive Again, combines an exploration of what fun actually is -- and why it's essential -- with a plan designed to help bring more of it into your life. She is also the founder of Screen/Life Balance, an online platform and global community that helps people regain control over how they spend their attention and time. Her work has been featured in publications including The Best American Science Writing, The New York Times, Slate, Popular Science, TIME and The Washington Post Magazine, among many others, and she she wrote the books How to Break Up with Your Phone, Vitamania: How Vitamins Revolutionized the Way We Think About Food, Mindfulness: A Journal, 101 Places Not to See Before You Die and The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook.
Catherine Price’s TED talk
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Session 7 of TED2022 focused on play, with talks on the science behind what it really means to “have fun”, finding your personal groove through dance, the next era of video games, foraging for food in your backyard and more. The event: Talks from Session 7 of TED Fellows Talks at TED2022, hosted by TED’s […]Continue reading