We all have an inner advice monster — that oh-so-clever of us part of us which has the answer to everything. But it could be getting in the way of connection. Here’s how to muzzle it, says coach and author Michael Bungay Stanier.

“Moral imagination is the basis of an ethical framework for a world that recognizes our common humanity and insists on opportunity, choice and dignity for all of us,” says philanthropist Jacqueline Novogratz. She explains why it’s the key to unlocking transformative change, no matter where you are.

Ten voices from the real world of parenthood and childhood — because reality, as we all know, is far more complex and rich than anything on a greeting card.

“What we need right now is more women who are full of themselves,” writes Glennon Doyle in her book Untamed. One thing that can hold them back: Unhelpful and unhealthy beliefs about being a mom.

Never had a garden? Or do you just have a fire escape? Or no outdoor space? It doesn’t matter. You can grow food practically anywhere, says educator and urban farmer Stephen Ritz.

In this installment of “Dear Guy,” TED’s advice column from psychologist Guy Winch, he suggests how a reader can start to heal from heartbreak while in quarantine.

To get a panoramic perspective of the pandemic, TED turned to its TED Fellows. From Afghanistan to the US, Brazil to Uganda, India to Russia — and 17 other countries — here are their stories.