We know that self confidence is the best outfit you can rock, so we’ve compiled five of our most esteemed Ted Talks for an inspiring look at our favourite topic. Snuggle down into something comfortable, grab a delicious beverage, and be prepared for some grade-A inspiration from some seriously strong women.
Why Thinking You’re Ugly is Bad For You
In this Ted Talk, presented at [email protected] during the Dove Self Esteem Project, Meaghan Ramsey talks about the dangers and impacts of poor body image and self-confidence, and shares what you can do to create and inspire social change.
Your Body Language May Shape Who You Are
Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist, discusses “power posing” and how it can increase self confidence – even if you’re not feeling that confident.
Looks Aren’t Everything. Believe Me, I’m a Model.
More than just a pretty face, fashion model Cameron Russel discusses what life is like in the modelling industry in this fierce Ted Talk, and how winning the “genetic lottery” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
Enough With The Fear of Fat
Kelli Jean Drinkwater
Kelli Jean discusses the “anti-fat bias” of society and brings to light the realities of society’s perceptions – “Unapologetic fat bodies can blow people’s minds,” she says.
Embrace Your Inner Girl
Known as the creator of “The Vagina Monologues”, Eve Ensler brings a passionate Ted Talk about embracing your inner girl, and with it tells stories of women all around the world who overcame adversity as strong females.