Why do we do what we do? Watch these TED Talks (and more) about motivation.

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How to be your own advocate

8 talks • 1h 52m
If you don't fight for yourself, who will?

Why not walk it out?

7 talks • 1h 12m
Some of the world's greatest minds swore by the benefits of taking a stroll. Make your next walk better (or even just go for a mental walk in the woods) with these rousing talks.

Motivation for the New Year (and every day, really)

12 talks • 2h 25m
The same resolutions every year -- get more sleep, eat healthier -- we know the drill. Let these talks inspire you to keep with those goals and perhaps add a few more to your list too.

Tips to help you set and reach your goals

5 talks • 51:44
Counterintuitive advice that will help you set and achieve your goals for the short-term, long-term and those moments in between.

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