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Happiness within – TEDxVienna’s first online event

TEDxVienna launched its first online event on May 22nd. It was the first of six events as part of the TEDxViennaSalon series “Adventures Within”. Each of the events has its own theme: work, intimacy, calmness, family, and authenticity. The first event was dedicated to happiness.  The Happiness event lasted two […]


An alternative way of celebrating Mother’s Day

Many countries celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday of May, which is the 10th of May this year. This holiday exists to honor mothers and motherhood.  Even though the idea of this holiday is great, it can be stressful, as it often happens with all other holidays. The worst-case […]


The World Book and Copyright Day: How to support local artists and why it matters

The World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated every year on April 23rd.  Its main focus is to promote reading and publishing, as well as protecting intellectual property At first, it was only celebrated in Spain, where  publishers decided to commemorate one of the most prominent Spanish authors, Miguel de […]


Fighting Apathy in Times of COVID-19

Right now, it is a huge accomplishment to manage our daily routines – to put on our best pair of sweatpants, sit down in front of our computers and either go into home office or complete university courses. At least that is what the internet will have us believe. We […]


How to stay in the right mind while staying at home

Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, people need to change their lives and adapt to the new circumstances. As absurd as it may sound, we can now save lives by simply staying at home. However, not leaving the house can also be challenging. Therefore, TEDxVienna has come up with some […]


Freedom of information day: a cornerstone freedom and the responsibility of having it

March 16th is the international day of Freedom of Information. In the new age of the internet, we are surrounded by tons of different information on a daily basis, and sometimes we might forget how vital that information and the access to it are. So, it is worth taking some […]


Celebrating Women

When we think about feminism, we tend to focus on the things we have no yet achieved We think of the gender pay gap, the pervasive nature of rape culture or the unfair treatment of women in the workplace. There are countless problems that fourth-wave feminism still needs to address. […]


Is language discrimination still a thing? 

We are in 2020 and, thankfully, in the past few decades more and more people have been drawing more attention to the problem of various kinds of discrimination. Citizens of the world slowly develop an understanding that we are all different, and that it is for our own sake to […]


How to slide into the New Year and not fall off the track 

As much as we love winter holidays, we can all admit that the holiday season is quite stressful. This stress doesn’t only relate to the pre-festive season, but also to the post-holiday blues. At first, we have to buy presents, and shopping around Christmas time can be stressful, not just […]


The dwindling concept of ‘home’

My New Year begins with a trip to the train station at 5:30am on the 1st. I board a train, arms laden with bags, ready to relocate. Again. I’m heading for what will be my seventh country. I would not be able to say how many houses, but it must […]