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2022 THE GOOD ROOM

The GO! Rules: How To Run Your Own Race And Thrive In Sport And Life | William Micklem | TEDxTralee
17:43
TEDx Talks

The GO! Rules: How To Run Your Own Race And Thrive In Sport And Life | William Micklem | TEDxTralee

How can you reach the maximum potential of your life? In this TEDx talk William Micklem will give you a simple and memorable strategy that will help you aciheve better performance in everything you do William Micklem is a former Irish National Coach, a sports coach and a coach educator for 50 years, He is a Fellow of the British Horse Society; author of the world's top selling equestrian manual, and designer of the top selling ergonomic bridle, the Micklem bridle. He is a Director of Festina Lente which supports over 400 students each week with intellectual and physical challenges. William created the acclaimed strategies for improving performance, Going Over the EDGE for adults, and The GO! Rules for young people. Connect with William Micklem on Facebook and LinkedIn This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher #eliteperformers #youth #passion About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks Thank you for watching William Micklem's TEDxTralee talk This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Life Lessons From Dealing With Death | Ciaran Prior | TEDxTralee
17:13
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Life Lessons From Dealing With Death | Ciaran Prior | TEDxTralee

Have you ever wanted to enter the unique world of a CSI Investigator? It’s far removed from the glamour depicted on TV. The sad, poignant reality of dealing with death on a large scale is real. This TEDx talk will give you the perspective of someone who had a fear of death as a child and yet became a Crime Scene Investigator in Irelands Police Force, exposing him to death, trauma and tragedy. Ciaran Prior has spent these past 15 years as a CSI and in late 2022 he changed career course. He now shares the fascinating way that dealing with death has actually given him deep insight into this amazing life we all have been gifted. He now delivers inspiring presentations and seminars on leadership, resilience, well-being and study skills across the educational and corporate sectors Connect with Ciaran Prior on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher #CSI #suicide #fear About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks Thank you for watching Ciaran Prior's TEDxTralee talk This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Why we should talk about death | Tricia Healy | TEDxTralee
14:19
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Why we should talk about death | Tricia Healy | TEDxTralee

Do you think sometimes about the richness and meaning of our lives? Have you ever been so closed to death that your perspective about your life changed? Do you ever think about your mortality? It’s time to do so and get empowered. This TEDx talk is about open communication about dying, where Tricia Kealy helps us to see the powerful and positive impact from these conversations Tricia Healy is a psychotherapist and artist who is working for over 15 years with terminally ill and dying people. She is a passionate advocate of clear and open communication about dying and death. Connect with Tricia Healy on LinkedIn This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher #death #communication #vulnerability About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Navigating your autism journey: embracing your authentic self | Sharon McCarthy | TEDxTralee
15:00
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Navigating your autism journey: embracing your authentic self | Sharon McCarthy | TEDxTralee

In recent years, we have begun to see a shift in the perception of and attitude towards autism and ADHD, from judgment and dismissal to autonomy and respect. But how much more work is left to do? And what is it like to discover that you are neurodivergent in this changing climate? In this TEDx talk, Sharon McCarthy used a combination of personal and professional experience to provide insight into what it's like to discover that you are neurodivergent later in life, highlighting the barriers late identified people face on their path to self acceptance, and outlining the simple changes we can all make to frame neurodiversity as the strength it truly is. Sharon is an author, lecturer, autistic person and ADHDer, and mother in a neurodiverse household who strives to empower people to become their authentic selves, through the use of autonomous, individualised, autistic led supports. Connect with Sharon McCarthy on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook @AutismFm This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher #ADHD #change # education About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks Thank you for watching Sharon McCarthy 's TEDxTralee talk This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
The Empowering Role of Advocacy: A Parent's Perspective | Bernadette Sheehan Gilroy | TEDxTralee
14:22
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The Empowering Role of Advocacy: A Parent's Perspective | Bernadette Sheehan Gilroy | TEDxTralee

Have you ever heard of Phenylketonuria (PKU) - A rare metabolic condition diagnosed at birth affecting a person’s ability to metabolise protein, which if left untreated, can lead to devastating neurological complications? This parent speaks about advocacy as a positive coping strategy for PKU; a hugely challenging and commonly misunderstood rare disease. She reflects on gratitude, the controllables and the immense power of hope. Bernadette Sheehan Gilroy is Chairperson of the PKU Association of Ireland (PKUAI), a Lecturer at Munster Technological University Kerry and Researcher at Dublin City University. She is a parent to a child with PKU and she works towards empowering the PKU community by raising awareness, improving health services, and accessing innovative treatments. Connect with Bernadette Sheehan Gilroy on LinkedIn and on Twitter @sheehangilroy This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher #PKU #brain #hope About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks Thank you for watching Bernadette Gilroy's TEDxTralee talk This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Why you will never find your purpose | Ra James | TEDxTralee
18:13
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Why you will never find your purpose | Ra James | TEDxTralee

Are you seeking your purpose? What if purpose is not something to be found and it is not something that you do? In this TEDx talk, Ra James takes you on a deeper journey of purpose to guide you into remembering what you are and why you are here. Ra James integrates transformational ancient wisdom for future-ready leadership. On his journey of traveling to nearly fifty countries in 12 years, he was mentored by various indigenous elders from around the world and now, with their permission, brings aspects of these global wisdom traditions forward as medicine for modern times. Connect with Ra James on LinkedIn and Instagram @_rajames This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher #happiness #consciousness #freedom About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup. Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks Thank you for watching Ra James's TEDxTralee talk This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Change Your Hypnosis, Change Your Life | Jana Osta | TEDxTralee
15:03
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Change Your Hypnosis, Change Your Life | Jana Osta | TEDxTralee

NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for mental health advice. This talk only represents the speaker's personal views and understanding of hypnosis, behavior, and the brain, which may be alienating to some viewers. Several claims in this talk lack legitimate scientific support. We've flagged this talk because it falls outside the content guidelines TED gives TEDx organizers. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we give TEDx organizers are described in more detail here: http://storage.ted.com/tedx/manuals/tedx_content_guidelines.pdf Have you ever had days where you felt like a complete Zombie? Maybe even experienced feeling stressed or stuck for no visible reason? With this TEDx talk we invite you to embark on a journey of self-awareness that will help you shift your attention, gain power over your trance, and invite more #happiness and fulfilment into your life. Jana Osta is a Hypnotherapist and a Kundalini Yoga and Meditation teacher. While working for 10 years in corporate environments, feeling stressed and stuck, she got mesmerized by the #power of the mind and how we could regain control over our thoughts, state, and life’s path. By inviting a conscious awareness toward her past programming, she experienced a deep sense of #healing and openness to recreate her own story. Today, Jana is dedicated to share the therapies and modalities that have helped her show up as her true full self. Connect with Jana Osta on YouTube and Instagram at TuneInWithJana and on LinkedIn at Jana Osta. This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks Thank you for watching Jana Osta's TEDxTralee talk This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
The Simple Secret to Powerful Stories | Thaler Pekar | TEDxTralee
14:09
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The Simple Secret to Powerful Stories | Thaler Pekar | TEDxTralee

What kind of stories are most likely to build trust and overcome resistance? In this delightful talk, communications trailblazer Thaler Pekar shares the surprising key to telling – and asking for - profoundly powerful stories. An award-winning expert on institutional storytelling, Thaler Pekar and her team guide visionary leaders on engaging and inspiring audiences worldwide. Connect with Thaler Pekar on LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube @ThalerPekar and Facebook and Instagram @ThalerPekarPartners This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher #success #communication #leadership About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks Thank you for watching Thaler Pekar's TEDxTralee talk This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
Needs of the few | Martin Mahon | TEDxTralee
05:05
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Needs of the few | Martin Mahon | TEDxTralee

This TEDx talk is an eye opener to how racism and prejudgment can spark the cause of their own downfall Martin Mahon is a man willing to give his life for what he believes in. He is an award-winning writer, actor and playwriter. He often says he goes where the arts takes him. Connect with Martin Mahon on Facebook and Instagram @defenderofthefaith This talk was given at TEDxTralee using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. We would like to thank and give credit to: Production crew: M.Edia, Tralee, Co.Kerry Video editor: James Maher #racism #stereotype #community About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized Get TED Talks recommended just for you! Learn more at https://www.ted.com/signup Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks Thank you for watching Martin Mahon's TEDxTralee talk This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

TEDX TRALEE 2022 SPEAKERS

- THE GOOD ROOM - 

2022 The Good Room: Speakers
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FRANCISKA ACS

Embrace your passion to create happiness

Franciska Acs is a Marketing Manager at the IT company, DocuSign and recently graduated from the London School of Design and Marketing with her Masters degree in Marketing. As a passionate hobby baker, she founded Consider it Cakes in 2021 - a nationwide initiative with over 600 hobby bakers who make free birthday cakes for asylum seekers, homeless, and refugees to make them feel special and valued on their birthday.
She believes that people often underestimate the power of small acts of kindness. Her initiative shows how much happiness something as small as a personal birthday cake can bring to the community. The home-made birthday cakes make the recipients feel special and loved which can mean the world to someone who feels lonely and isolated.
In her TEDx Tralee speech, Franciska wants to encourage the audience to think about how they can use their own passion to make the world a happier place in their own way. Consider it Cakes is an inspiring story of volunteers of all age groups coming together to bake for strangers like the homeless, people in Direct Provision and refugees from Ukraine in order to put a smile on their faces.
Franciska’s story brings out the beauty of small actions with a big impact.

OCTOBER 6TH 2022 SCHEDULE

14 Speakers - 12 Hours

Registration Session - 9:00 am - 9:45 am - Registration open for 45 MinsDOORS CLOSE 9.50am

Morning Session- 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Bernadette Gilroy
Jana Osta
Martin Mahon
*Special Guest 

Breakout Session - 11:30 am - 12pm

Lunchtime Session - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stephen Treacy (Virtual)
Tricia Healy
Iulia Potor
Franciska Acs

Breakout Session - 2:30 pm - 3 pm

Afternoon Session - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Sharon McCarthy
Ra James
Ciaran Prior
Clare Walsh

Breakout Session  - 5:30 pm - 6 pm

Evening Session - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

*Special Guest

William Micklem
Thaler Pekar
Dr. Tony Murphy

Breakout Session - 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm

2022 The Good Room: Schedule
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