Joel Spoonheim talks about the work he is doing to create new Blue Zones. Specifically the processes that he is using to transform communities into healthier places to live. His work builds on the idea that we should stop just treating individual patients and shift some of our focus to changing the environment that patients live in. He closes with a plea that as individuals we should demand healthy choices, help create them and select them once they are available.
About TEDx, x = independently organized event.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)