Anna Chughtai

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5 Simple Strategies To Help You Worry Less This Year

The author of The Anxiety Toolkit explains how we get caught in negative, fear-based ideas -- and how to break free.<p>Believe it or not, psychologists have a term to describe people who like to think a lot. The trait is called <i>need for cognition</i>. It refers to people who enjoy effortful thinking and …

The Sleep Habits Of These Successful Millennials Could Change The Way You Work

To be a young, ambitious, hard-working professional in today’s always-on workforce often means skimping on sleep in the process. With deadlines to meet and boundaries to break, sleep sometimes falls to the wayside. But that’s a sacrifice some smart, savvy millennials refuse to make -- and they’re …

5 Good Reasons to Exercise (That Don’t Have to Do With Weight Loss)

Photo: Getty Images<p>No matter how packed your schedule gets in the months before your wedding, one thing you don't want to drop off your to-do-list is working out. Here's why exercise is truly a bride-to-be's best friend.<p><b>It boosts energy.</b><p>Exercise is one of the all-time best ways to burn off stress …

There's one number that matters more than any others when it comes to your money

In fact, there are so many numbers bandied about that it's easy to get completely lost in a flood of them.<p>However, there's one number that I've found trumps all others. It's the one single number that indicates whether you personally will find personal finance success in the future. It's also not …

Here's what happens to your debt after you die

That may be reassuring to a lot of consumers. According to a new survey of 1,004 U.S. adults from CreditCards.com, 1 in 5 Americans believe his or her debt will never be paid off.<p>But less reassuring: Your debt could cause headaches for your descendants, depending how you handle things — and how …

The Simple Thing Women Can Do—but Aren't—to Prevent Getting Cervical Cancer

It's time to step it up, ladies.<p>We get it: With everything you've got going on (like, say, a big work project eating up your days or a tiny human keeping you up at all hours of the night), you may have pushed monitoring your health to the bottom of your to-do list. And according to a new survey …

17 Inspirational New Year's Reads For The Self-Help Skeptic

Any book can be a self-help book!<p>A new year, a new you! Right? It's tough to keep those New Year's resolutions, though, and a little guidance or inspiration never hurts. The right book means you're never going it alone with your plan to be more generous with your time, to commit to hitting the gym, …

55 Bulgarian Artists Create an Illustrated Deck of Cards

With an ongoing Kickstarter campaign, the illustrators behind Infinite Collision hope to play their cards right.<p>What do a villainous monkey, two pink flamingos, a 16th century princess sheep, and female nudes have in common? They are all depicted in Infinite Collision, the first-ever set of …

How to Stop Being Jealous of Successful People

How many times have you caught yourself clicking through the Facebook profile pictures of a “friend” (whom you’ve never met) at 1:37 a.m., and …

Entrepreneurship

10 Things You Never Knew About Elon Musk

The billionaire once lived on a food budget of $1 a day.<p>When Elon Musk started out, he didn’t expect to make a lot of money. Actually, he said he was …

Tesla

Meet Siza Mzimela, The First Black Woman To Start An Airline

This South African entrepreneur is revolutionizing the travel industry.<p>Siza Mzimela made history this year by becoming the first black woman to start an airline.<p>Mzimela, a South African entrepreneur, launched Fly Blue Crane in September. The airline services cities in South Africa including …

12 Mind Tricks That Make People Like You And Help You Get Ahead

When you’re working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won’t make you a Jedi, but using the brain’s natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

Elon Musk says tax-free carbon is “the dumbest experiment in history”

We know Elon Musk cares about climate change: He’s spent years building up a car company that offers an alternative to gasoline and diesel vehicles; he’s a massive proponent of battery technology; and he’s chairman of a large solar energy company.<p>Now, he’s taken the stage at the Sorbonne, speaking …

Fossil Fuels

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York: Pictures

Animated Movies

Morgan Stanley's Tesla analyst keeps asking crazy questions that make Elon Musk laugh

But he's also the guy who asks the crazy, out-there questions on conference calls after quarterly-earnings announcements.<p>Other analysts ponder the numbers with Tesla; Jonas asks whether Tesla is preparing for a world where cars drive themselves and Uber takes over.<p>As I've noted before, his ideas …

Ask JJ: Going Vegan or Vegetarian

<b>Dear JJ: I'm interested in adopting a low-sugar impact diet without animal foods. Is it possible to get all the nutrients I need if I'm vegan? What are the best protein sources as a vegan?</b><p>Unless you're a vegetarian or vegan for spiritual reasons, I personally don't advocate getting all your protein …

Solar-powered floating home in Portugal generates a year's worth of energy in just six months

1/13<p>Floatwing by Friday<p>An off-grid adventure awaits daring couples on the Floatwing, a floating romantic getaway for two. The Portuguese design firm …

The 30 most powerful women in mobile advertising

So each year we ask readers and companies to nominate who they think are the most influential <i>women</i> in the business. We also asked that they nominate at least one other competitor to ensure that the list wasn't self-serving.<p>In addition, we also consulted with Erin "Mack" McKelvey, CEO of SalientMG, …

This Woman Documented Her Life With Borderline Personality Disorder

The result is beautifully honest.<p>Sometimes the best way to deal with something as serious as a mental illness is to get real about what it feels like to live with it.<p>That's exactly what 28-year-old Norwegian Ida Storm decided to do. After being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, Storm …

Could Having Your DNA Tested Land You In Court?

Police are scanning private DNA databases to solve murders<p>The story of filmmaker Michael Usry’s arrest seems like it could have come straight from an episode of <i>CSI</i>. A New Orleans-based filmmaker known for his violent, murder-centered films, he was suspected of the 1996 murder of a young woman in …

Genealogy

Solving Math Problems Like a Girl

She was paralyzed. I had handed her a pencil, and asked her to start the test when she was ready. Let's call her Amelia. Amelia was one of three triplets and her mom had called a few days prior explaining that one of her daughters had fallen behind in third grade math. Could I help? She came in for …

The Strangers in Your Brain

Biologists often say that the most dangerous thing a cell can do is divide. This is because, during the complex process of replication—the unspooling of DNA, the assembling of two genomes from the halves of one—there is always the chance that the cell will make a mistake. Mutations can cost an …

Biology

So what if Steve Jobs wasn’t very nice? We must celebrate entrepreneurs like him

Danny Boyle's new film may leave audiences with a poor impression of the Apple supremo - but we should celebrate innovators like Steve Jobs<p>Cold and manipulative. A raging control freak. A terrible father, and an even worse employer. Anyone who goes to see the new biopic of the Apple founder Steve …

Police Violated Ahmed Mohamed’s Civil Rights by Keeping Away His Parents

The law is clear: Juveniles in Texas may have a parent, guardian, or attorney present during interrogation. Mohamed was repeatedly denied this …

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

Some Apollo Moon Samples 'Crumbling to Dust'

Some of the moon soil collected by Apollo astronauts has deteriorated significantly during its four-plus decades on Earth, a new study …

A typography expert rips Google's new logo apart

But in many cases the typeface designers are the last link in a chain that includes a client with a poorly defined idea of what they need, and agencies with only a superficial understanding of typography and typeface design.<p>Unless the right relationships exist between client, agencies, and typeface …