TED talks

Stuck is a word that often gets talked about by people who approach coaches and therapists like me. It's a big problem and heck, I often feel stuck in aspects of my life too - it's a chronic human condition. Luckily there's much that can be done. If you're feeling it, or have ever felt it, read on!
Today, I mourn my fellow-countryman, the sultan of statistics, the great Hans Rosling.
Ten years ago today (June 22), Chris Anderson, a former British magazine publisher who had made and lost a £300m fortune, took a decision that would change the world forever. The man who had become curator of TED made the first six TED Talks available free online. To his astonishment, the of 18-minute podcasts quickly went viral.
I believe that opening up about our painful experiences can help everyone. It's helpful to us, because we get to share our troubles with others... The more of us there are that understand how anxiety feels, the better we can all handle it in ourselves and others.
Recently, I was asked to deliver one myself as a contributor to TedX Utrecht, and was chuffed to bits. What I didn't realise was that TED was going to teach me some more lessons.
This would inform people, spark an interest from a young age, and give a scope for creativity that is not currently present, without forcing people to solely study fashion. I am not putting other arts down, I am trying to bring fashion up to a similar position, and it is my belief that, with these changes in attitude and procedure, this is a very real possibility.
It's a veritable melting pot of trends, music and culture. The area has produced a diverse array of talent who are widely celebrated today; from esteemed writer (Edgar Allen Poe), to top businessmen (Alan Sugar) and even man-of-the-moment Idris Elba. Local institutions like the 115 year old Hackney Empire has helped provide platforms for this multicultural talent over the years, and the Industrial and Jungle electronic music genres even originated from the area.
On the heels of the Paris Climate talks, was a very important conversation held at The Rubin Museum in New York City. I was one of the lucky few who was there.
In the video, Russell answers the questions people always ask her about modelling, with a refreshingly honest twist. How
I walk past beggars all the time. I decided I would take out £100 - a small but not insignificant amount of money to me - and that I would give it away to 20 people at £5 a time. I wanted to see how it would make me feel - if it would change me.