I want to be happy – TED talk

This is the 11 minute TED talk on youtube, this reminded, many kids at Aarohi. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h11u3vtcpaY

About the video – A teenager was pulled out of school at the age of 9 by his parents, they thought school is blocking creativity. When asked what he want to be when he grows up, his reply is HAPPY. He wants to be Happy as he is now. He thinks traditional schooling is for making a living rather than a life. He believes in being happy and healthy. He studied and found that practicing simple 8 steps will help to live happy and healthy. The Therapeutic lifestyle changes – TLC’s are Exercise, Diet and Nutrition, Time in nature, Contribution and service, relationships, recreation, relaxation and stress management and religious and spiritual. He spends 1 day a week outdoors, time in nature is really important to him. His passion is skiing. He enjoy writing about skiing. He learned about mountain safety and science of snow .He went to a factory where they makes skis and saw importance of maths in skiing. He took an internship, where he first used to fetch lunch and scrub toilets and moved to designing clothing and hats. He enjoys learning physics and science through experiments. He does hacks schooling, he believes hackers are people who make innovation, who challenge and change systems to make them different. His curriculum is Happy and healthy – the 8 TLC’S, Technology and online resources, experiential classes and camps and a creativity hacker mindset. He is very happy with the way his life is moving.