Headspace : TED Radio Hour Some of our most powerful feelings — stress, depression, despair — are the hardest to understand. This hour, TED speakers challenge assumptions about emotion, disquiet and the essence of well-being.

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Some of our most powerful feelings — stress, depression, despair — are the hardest to understand. This hour, TED speakers challenge assumptions about emotion, disquiet and the essence of well-being.

"I know for myself, I have a very colorful personality, rich ideas, and just a lot going on in my mind. But there's a gap between where that stands, and how I communicate it with the rest of the world." — Alix Generous Marla Aufmuth/TED hide caption

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Alix Generous: How Do Stereotypes Of Mental Health Affect Us?

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"How is it that we spend more time taking care of our teeth than we do our minds?" — Guy Winch Courtesy of Julia Gliebova Photography hide caption

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Guy Winch: Is It Possible To Put A Band-Aid on A Bad Feelings?

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Life's biggest questions, explored.