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Ageing is natural but the spirit never ages: Chilean writer Isabel Allende

According to Isabel Allende, we start to age from birth but we all experience it differently.

Watch: Work-life balance — It's the small things that count, says Nigel Marsh

“We should stop looking outside. It's up to us as individuals to take control and responsibility for the type of lives that we want to lead. …We have to be responsible for setting and enforcing the boundaries that we want in our life.”


Inspired leaders think from the inside out: Simon Sinek

Have you ever wondered why is Apple so innovative or why is it that Martin Luther King led the Civil Rights Movement? Simon Sinek has an answer.

Watch: How we can help the ‘forgotten middle’ reach their full potential

“You see, I've got a crazy theory about the folks in the middle. I think there are some unclaimed winning lottery tickets in the middle. I think the cure for cancer and the path to world peace might very well reside there.”

'Mindfulness can improve academic performance, alter brain activity in kids'

Mindfulness is the mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment and being distracted by any external factors or internal thoughts.

'Big jump' in women giving TED talks: Study

Since 2006, talks given at TED events and conferences have become an important means for communicating latest developments in science, culture and society, with the talks streamed online to a global audience of millions.


Watch: 3 important rules to spark learning in kids

"Curiosity comes first. Questions can be windows to great instruction, but not the other way around," says high school teacher Ramsey Musallam.

Watch: What happens when parents expect too much from their child

"Neuroscientists have also found that chronic stress triggers long-term changes in brain structure and function. Children who are exposed to chronic stress are prone to mental problems, such as anxiety, depression, and mood disorders later in life."

Watch: How to motivate your child

Some parents try to motivate their child through fear or bribe. But is it the right way to motivate your child?

Watch: The magic and mystery of conception to birth visualised

Tsiaras reflects on the magic of it all, “It's pretty spectacular… these two simple cells that have this unbelievable machinery that will become the magic of you.”