Ted talks: Building self esteem

Niko Everett would like to introduce you to someone she thinks you should know–YOU! As the founder of Girls for Change, Niko has helped many young people transform their communities and themselves by holding up a powerful mirror. 

Why your critics aren't the ones who count 

There is nothing more frightening than the moment we expose our ideas to the world. Author and vulnerability researcher Brené Brown shows us how to deal with the critics and our own self-doubt by refusing to 'armor up' and 'shut ourselves off'.


  • Build confidence is a confidence-building app, so put on your headphones and drift to sleep with this relaxing guided meditation intended to clear your mind and build your self-confidence.
  • Happify translates the science of happiness into online activities that can be completed right from your phone or computer. Happify has created a platform to engage in writing activities and games designed to increase happiness.
  • Headspace learn how to train your mind for a happier, healthier life.
  • Superbetter has gamified the process of building happiness by creating short, easy activities that you can complete as you go on quests to build happiness-boosting skills like resilience.

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