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May 2017

Video: TEDxExeter: How Open Borders Make Us Safe

In this presentation from TEDxExeter 2017, Andrew Solomon argues that discovering other countries is the best way of finding ourselves, while ignorance of other cultures gives rise to fear, suspicion and war.

Nov 2015

Audio: TED Radio Hour: Headspace

In which TED speakers challenge assumptions about emotion, disquiet and the essence of well-being.

Aug 2014

Audio: TED Radio Hour: How Do Our Worst Moments Shape Us?

Andrew Solomon dives into his childhood to describe moments of great adversity, and how they helped him build identity.

May 2014

Video: TED 2014: How the Worst Moments in Our Lives Make Us Who We Are

A moving, heartfelt and funny talk, sounding a powerful call to action to forge meaning from our biggest struggles.

Oct 2013

Video: TEDxMET: Depression, The Secret We Share

“The opposite of depression is not happiness, but vitality.”

Oct 2013

Audio: TED Radio Hour: Can Your Child’s Identity Shape Yours?

Andrew Solomon shares what he learned from talking to dozens of parents and how the experience shaped the identities of both parent and child.

Apr 2013

Video: TEDMED 2013: Love, No Matter What

“How does an illness become an identity?”