As the semester comes to a close, I’ve been up against an onslaught of group projects, final meetings, and rehearsals. April is just a hard month when you’re in college, and it can be hard to find the motivation to do everything. Luckily I’ve found plenty of things to inspire and motivate me. Here are a few of my favorites:
This article by Malcolm Gladwell, one of my favorite authors:
Novelist Chimamanda Adichie’s wonderful TED talk:
Yes, this is the woman who has the voice over part on Beyoncé’s new album. Her 2009 TED talk is a brilliant examination of the ways prejudice is created and destroyed.
Within the span of a week, two separate sources recommended this film, available on Netflix, to me (one was this Charlie McDonald video), so I figured I should watch it. In this strangely captivating documentary, we are introduced to Jiro, the first sushi chef to earn three Michelin stars. We see that his absolute dedication to his craft has left him both fulfilled and frustrated. The story, paired with the stunning visual beauty of the film, helps this movie live up to its reputation.
This video about a honey badger that is probably smarter than I am:
Just wonderfully hilarious. Nature is amazing.
Happy Easter! Here’s how to make the cutest deviled eggs ever: