There are some truly inspiring TED Talks on the subject of Mental Health Issues out there – we’ve compiled a list for you here of some of the ones we find most inspirational (in no particular order). Please feel free to bookmark this page, take your time going through them and share them with friends! Education and awareness about the complexity of Mental Health Issues as well as knowledge of the breakthroughs in modern brain research are crucial for ending the stigma. Better care for those struggling with mental illness and substance use issues will only improve with a greater understanding of the subject.

Emotional and mental health are so important at all times. We believe that many people are often just pushing their feelings aside because they think it is not worth paying attention to. Please be real with yourself and reflect on this. Are you guilty of not dealing with your emotions right away? This is a safe place, and you can tell us. We want to share some inspirational TED talks with you dealing with exactly that; emotions, feelings, and how to deal with them.

Why We All Need To Practice Emotional First Aid

First, the why. This video explains to you why it is crucial trying to understand your feelings and pain. We are confident that you should take care of your mind the same way you take care of your body.

How To Practice Emotional First Aid with Guy Winch

How The Worst Moments In Our Lives Make Us Who We Are

Next, let’s look at how all this pain shaped us. The struggles you might have will contribute to the person you are now, and it is possible to make that your advantage.

How The Worst Moments In Our Lives Make Us Who We Are with Andrew Solomon

What Yoga Does To Your Body And Brain

While dealing with specific emotional issues, you might find yourself finding comfort in yoga. The question you need to ask yourself is it contributing to your health. You’ll find out by watching this TED Talk.

What Yoga Does To Your Body And Brain with Krishna Sudhir

How Drawing Can Set You Free

Sometimes you need to ask yourself, ‘Who are you?’. When someone asks you this question, you might have lied sometimes, but you should never lie to yourself. Shantell Martin explains how she found a way to set herself free by creating art.

How Drawing Can Set You Free with Shantell Martin

How To Avoid Catching Prickly Emotions From Others

Furthermore, we bet that sometimes you take on the struggles and pain from others. You might not even notice it, but to some extent, you will find yourself caring about other’s issues. But dealing with your own emotions and pain is probably enough, right? So, here is a tip to avoid catching on to other’s emotions.

How To Avoid Catching Prickly Emotions From Other People with Jessica Woods

The Power Of Vulnerability

Even though you shouldn’t be too much invested in other people’s problems, it is still crucial to understand humanity and empathize. Brené Brown shares her interesting insights about that.

The Power of Vulnerability with Brené Brown

The Best Way To Help Is Often Just To Listen

While many people believe that if somebody needs help, they need to give active advice. It is more than enough just to listen. This could have a more significant impact than anything else, which is the topic of this particular TED Talk.

The Best Way To Help Is Often Just To Listen with Sophie Andrews

The Surprisingly Charming Science Of Your Gut

Lastly, keep in mind that a lot of different emotions revolve around our stomach. Just think about it. We bet you can think about many various sayings with has to do with feelings and our gut. So, let’s discover the truth to that.

The Surprisingly Charming Science Of Your Gut with Giulia Enders

Thanks For Tuning In!

All these TED Talks will be helpful for understanding and managing your emotions, past experiences, and overall mental health. Enjoy!