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TEDxDarwin - Nick Crocker - Floss the teeth you want to keep

Floss the teeth you want to keep. That little piece of advice, simple as it was, sparked a five year journey for Nick Crocker, exploring the ability of individuals to change themselves. As it turns out, we're not really very good at changing ourselves. We now face an unprecedented global health crisis, the source of which is the inability of individuals to moderate their desires. Eating too much, moving too little, smoking, drinking, overworking and undersleeping are now some of the biggest killers in the US. So how do we change ourselves? It turns out there's a bunch of little hacks that exist to improve your ability to change. Understanding and applying them allows us to improve our ability change in our own lives. As it turns out, this ability has everything to do with the future of the world. Nick Crocker is an Australian entrepreneur and founder of - a social fitness startup inspiring people to live more active lives. All images drawn and created by Stuart McMillen - About TEDx In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised 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-organised events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organised TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organised.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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