Do you recognise this? You’re doing the shopping when you see somebody who has just been through a sad experience and you make a dive for the nearest freezer display of spinach. Better not to be seen by the sufferer, because just suppose your ‘He
I was twelve when I decided that I wanted to travel to Australia when I was older. My grandmother asked me why. Because I want to see koalas, was my answer at that time… This dream became more and more profound and was realized ten years later.
“Your mammogram is suspicious for breast cancer.” “Your biopsy was positive for breast cancer.” These are among the most terrifying words a woman can hear from her doctor. Breast cancer elicits so many fears, including those r
Cough drops? Check. Handkerchiefs? Check. It is Monday 8 April and I have an invitation to TEDxNijmegen, but I’ve been plagued by a heavy cold for a week now. Apparently I’m experiencing something of that flu that’s been going around for sevent
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxNijmegen, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxNijmegen event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.