5 Encouraging TED Talks For When You Feel Like No One Appreciates You.

Since the organization’s founding in 1984, TED conferences have jumped into some of the most controversial, interesting and entertaining subjects imaginable. They offer a platform for innovative and successful people from all walks of life a chance to tell their story in a powerful way.

There have been over 1,000 TED conferences documented, but these 5 TED talks are meant for those who feel under-appreciated in a world that rarely gives affirmation.

So take some time this week and get a dose of down to earth wisdom from people who have been there, and made it back more than OK.

1. Love will set you free, even when others try to hold you down.

Overnight, my inbox morphed into this harbor of heartbreak — a single mother in Sacramento, a girl being bullied in rural Kansas, all asking me, a 22-year-old girl who barely even knew her own coffee order, to write them a love letter and give them a reason to wait by the mailbox.” -Hannah Brencher

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