Why your life needs novelty, no matter your age

by Beckypublished on 26th September 2023

TED Talk by Kenneth Chabert. To truly savor life, pursue “powerful first experiences,” says storyteller and nonprofit founder Kenneth Chabert. Learn more about how to create these meaningful moments, where mundane routine is broken by novel experiences in small but significant ways — no matter how old you are.

Up Next

In this 101 East documentary we meet India's women wrestlers and boxers who are battling for their rights in and out of the sporting arena.
The film celebrates contemporary Arab female bands as they break barriers, preserve heritage music and overcome obstacles – all to a great soundtrack.
In this TED talk, Hear about the evolution and psychology behind your dog's actions and how to give them a happier, healthier life.
India’s red sandalwood is one of the most expensive timbers in the world. It is also an endangered species. An international black-market trade in it has decimated valuable forests, with armies of smugglers terrorising local law enforcement. One man stands accused of being at the top of the trade - Sahul Hameed.
Singer-songwriter Tolliver rocks the house with a performance at TED of "Say What!" and "Nervous." Tolliver's music is a mix of soul, funk, pop and camp that's as funny as it is soul-baring.
There have been very few all-women musical groups in the Arab world – until now. Jordanian band Naya and Egyptian group The Lady's Drum are among the trailblazers making a name for themselves and performing to big, new audiences.