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Lessons from My Father’s Final Days | Laurel Braitman | TED

“Life is an endless sushi conveyor belt of things that are going to test you and teach you at the same time,” says writer Laurel Braitman. Exploring the relationship between bravery and fear, she shares hard-won wisdom on love, loss, self-forgiveness and how to embrace the full spectrum of human emotions. If you love watching…

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“Life is an endless sushi conveyor belt of things that are going to test you and teach you at the same time,” says writer Laurel Braitman. Exploring the relationship between bravery and fear, she shares hard-won wisdom on love, loss, self-forgiveness and how to embrace the full spectrum of human emotions.

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38 Comments

  1. @muhammadkabara4778

    July 9, 2024 at 7:35 am

    Profound!

  2. @jinloverIo30

    July 9, 2024 at 7:52 am

    I found life has an order of hapiness and sadly thing,
    so I want to think everything positive.

  3. @Molly_1123

    July 9, 2024 at 8:01 am

    Truth

  4. @Ribberflavenous

    July 9, 2024 at 8:07 am

    I have never heard it presented so perfectly before. ‘You cannot have joy without pain, resilience without challenges, happiness without sadness, bravery without fear. These things are not opposites, they are partners.’ I have heard it presented as one causing or requiring the other, relegating it as a bad thing to endure for reward. The idea that the difficult is not working against you, but rather a creative force of a different kind is strangely comforting to me somehow.

    • @VICTORIA-e2i

      July 9, 2024 at 11:58 am

      Laurel Braitman’s talk on her father’s final days is incredibly touching. It’s a reminder of the importance of being prepared for life’s uncertainties. One way to ensure peace of mind is by working with a financial advisor who can help you plan for the future and make informed decisions, ensuring financial stability in challenging times. 💼✨

    • @Helena-dk9er

      July 9, 2024 at 11:59 am

      Watching Laurel Braitman share lessons from her father’s final days really hit home. It’s a powerful reminder to plan ahead, especially financially.

    • @hesomhcbrso

      July 9, 2024 at 12:03 pm

      The lessons Laurel Braitman shares from her father’s final days are truly poignant. It’s a stark reminder of the need for preparedness in all aspects of life, including finances. Partnering with a financial advisor can help you create a plan that ensures you and your loved ones are taken care of, no matter what. 💖📈

    • @Danielle-vg9qq

      July 9, 2024 at 12:06 pm

      This is precisely why I like having a portfolio coach guide my day-to-day market decisions: with their extensive knowledge of going long and short at the same time, using risk for its asymmetrical upside and laying it off as a hedge against the inevitable downward turns, their skillset makes it nearly impossible for them to underperform. I’ve been utilizing a portfolio coach for more than two years, and I’ve made over 800k.

    • @Helena-dk9er

      July 9, 2024 at 12:13 pm

      Could you recommend your advisor? I’ll be happy to use some help.

  5. @ghostsoldier72

    July 9, 2024 at 8:33 am

    Simply Wow.

  6. @kevinwhitney5797

    July 9, 2024 at 8:42 am

    Beautifully stated! So much heart!

  7. @shannonnefra9738

    July 9, 2024 at 9:22 am

    ❤‍🔥😭

  8. @peterweller8583

    July 9, 2024 at 10:05 am

    Thanks for sharing.
    I too had a Dad who tried to prepare me for living or dying.
    I cannot find it in me to fault him anymore he knew no better.
    He passed in 1998 very much not wanting to pass away.
    Not a day has gone by that I don’t miss him somehow.
    Damaged by my own stupidity and his heavy handed behaviors.
    The shattered pieces of what is supposed to be success blossomed into a huge cow pie.
    I am not ungrateful I have had a rich life and have enjoyed oh, so many, many chances.
    But until I understood my life from not my perspective but on how my life ahas ffected
    all of you, my delopement as a human being was stunted and for that I ask forgiveness even though I feel I have little right to it. Tha only reason I am still around is to be a better man today.

  9. @AdenwalaM

    July 9, 2024 at 10:21 am

    I would like to qualify the assertion made in this talk on two inter-related counts: The level of maturity at which one needs to face trauma is important. Just as we may fall and end up having nothing but a scratched skin, or we may fall and have a broken limb, or we may fall to our death, there are different levels of trauma that one can bear. Second, there is a book by, I think, D. W. Winnicott. The book is titled: “Maturational Processes and Facilitating Environment.” The title is candid enough. One can bear through a trauma if there is sufficiently robust support system.

  10. @whatrtheodds

    July 9, 2024 at 10:42 am

    Wow 😳😳😳 Brilliant 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

  11. @syafnilnil9675

    July 9, 2024 at 10:44 am

    It was perfect on her explanation, good pronounciation

  12. @benruggiano6306

    July 9, 2024 at 11:03 am

    “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”

  13. @user-cr1tm1um7j

    July 9, 2024 at 11:29 am

    Bravo! I was listening with tears with my eyes and I’m going to call my parents.

  14. @THE_PSYCHO_MEDIC

    July 9, 2024 at 11:30 am

    Imagine knowing that your parents are going to die but can’t help it… Never want it to happen to anybody…

  15. @ptkettlehatsandthegang

    July 9, 2024 at 11:42 am

    6:21 Are my videos good? V HONEST.
    -BOT

  16. @anhdng

    July 9, 2024 at 11:45 am

    Thank you so much for this sharing. I can have the same feeling with you, My father has go to far away in recent months. He died in the hospital due to cancer, and I also received the phone call from hospital. I do not have any chance to meet my father in the last moment.
    “Everyone deserves the chance to say goodbye” I cried when you said that. I really want to meet my beloved father at that moment. I really really miss him

  17. @SSHESHANTH

    July 9, 2024 at 11:45 am

    Regret is the most painful 😢💔

    Thank you ❤

  18. @harishshaddy

    July 9, 2024 at 1:09 pm

    I missed saying the last goodbye to some of my loved ones too… Don’t worry love, the real reason for that is we never expected them to leave. And we used to always see them again so…

  19. @gulnarnecefli8150

    July 9, 2024 at 1:28 pm

    it is so weird. Somenone talks about their life and experiences to people in order to teach something with great impressive. But you listen to that story only for learning

  20. @wotzatfa

    July 9, 2024 at 2:10 pm

    There is no god.

  21. @mohammadanisulhoque603

    July 9, 2024 at 2:31 pm

    🖤🖤🖤

  22. @ArunKumar-bp5lo

    July 9, 2024 at 5:53 pm

    it’s so hard to watch but learned a lot

  23. @Ixkayan

    July 9, 2024 at 6:22 pm

    The depth of her words!
    I really enjoyed watching this video
    I hope she lives a better happy life without suffering 💕

  24. @joyyyy777

    July 9, 2024 at 7:47 pm

    Good mention. Nothing is divided. Simply wow

  25. @laurasantucci8201

    July 10, 2024 at 2:23 am

    Thank you❤

  26. @shanghai_CityVIVO

    July 10, 2024 at 4:23 am

    Beautiful .. so much to learn.

  27. @kaylorado

    July 10, 2024 at 9:25 am

    🤍

  28. @grievous5243

    July 10, 2024 at 12:45 pm

    This is a sign to call your loved ones and tell them you love them.

  29. @RushaniRobbani

    July 10, 2024 at 2:40 pm

    This comment won’t get any like

  30. @user-by3io4gn6e

    July 10, 2024 at 3:51 pm

    موفقیت..در موقعیت بین شجاعت…ترس..آگاهی برنامه ریزی شده از قبل..تزریق اعتماد به نفس..

  31. @SmileyDaisyLee

    July 11, 2024 at 12:29 pm

    So beautiful and touching… Appreciate for sharing your story.

  32. @STARK-STUDIOS

    July 11, 2024 at 11:16 pm

    That made me realise about how the life works, truely Said we couldn’t have joy without pain❤

  33. @maryland05722

    July 12, 2024 at 12:47 pm

    putting here my heart,l wanna thank you million times as you did teach us today that it is never too late to value those who mean a lot to us 💙🙏🏼

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