5 Inspiring TED Talks on Gratitude

It is easy to take things for granted when you are caught up with so many things every day. But taking a moment to appreciate the good, and even the bad, can have a powerful impact in life. Here are some of the most inspiring TED Talks on gratitude that will make you want to start being more thankful about a lot of things every day.

Andrew Solomon: How the worst moments in our lives make us who we are

In this talk, writer Andrew Solomon shares stories of adversities and struggles and the people who have bravely met life’s challenges head-on. It is a thought-provoking talk about the value of finding meaning from life’s difficulties and struggles.

Brian Doyle: 365 Days of Thank You

What happens after a man committed to genuinely thanking a different person for 365 days? Brian Doyle shares his experiences and the lessons learned from it.

David Steindl-Rast: Want to be happy? Be grateful

Interfaith scholar David Steindl-Rast shares a fairly simple rule to achieving happiness – be grateful. He shares how the “stop, look, go” method helps in practicing gratitude in every moment.

Laura Trice: The power of saying thank you

Dr. Laura Trice talks about the power of saying thank you in this short but meaningful talk. She shares how these two words can do wonders in building, nourishing, repairing, and strengthening relationships.

Louie Schwartzberg: Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

Nature is filled with beauty and wonder that many people fail to capture and see. In this talk, Louie Schwartzberg captures breathtaking images that show how stunning and wonderful the natural world can be.