Watching TED Talks is a popular pastime at CN&CO. We visit TED.com regularly to clear our heads, have a laugh or get inspired. TED Talks open our minds, spark new ways of thinking and can lead to some very interesting conversations. Each week we pick a favourite and publish it on a Tuesday, because we like how “TED Talk Tuesday” sounds. This week’s talk was selected by Blake Dyason. Here’s why he chose it:

Life should be an adventure of meaningful interactions with fellow humans and nature, yet we get caught up in this rat race we have created for ourselves. It’s only once we lose our health or a loved one that we realise what’s important.

Marie-Jo Cleghorn works with dying people every day and shares three lessons we should all hear: