Arshika Ramamurthy

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5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness

This Kurt Vonnegut Quote Completely Changed The Way I Approach The Idea Of "Happiness"

You can't touch it, but you can certainly feel it. You can't buy it, but you can create it. You can't see it, but you can easily perceive it. I'm …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Legend of Zelda

The Gut-Healing Breakfast Celebs Are Obsessing Over Takes 2 Minutes To Make

Robyn Youkilis is a gut health expert and the author of the newly released<i>Thin From Within</i>. It makes sense that her go-to breakfast would be super …

From Steve Jobs to Oprah: 28 Leaders' Commencement Speeches That Will Make You Re-Think Success

The best advice from Steve Jobs, Oprah, Barack Obama, J.K.Rowling, and many more on how to rethink success.<p>It's both inspiring and comforting to hear how those we admire succeed in the face of failures, setbacks, and barriers, and there's perhaps no better format than the commencement address to …

Motivation

7 Toxic Thinking Mistakes That Will Keep You From Being Mentally Strong

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …

Self-help

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Oscars 2018: Who Will (and Should) Win All the Major Categories This Year

This is the most exciting Oscar race in a while.<p>Not only did last year's Best Picture snafu add a destabilizing element to the proceedings, but there were a ton of great movies, performances, and technical accomplishments last year, which means that there is a much better chance for something …

Darkest Hour

This is How to Determine Your Skin Undertone Once and for All

In an effort to make your beauty routine as easy as possible, we're constantly offering up advice on the best beauty looks for every skin tone. Looking for the most complimentary red lipstick for your complexion? We got you. Same goes for nude nail polish, hair color, and blush. As far as …

Pricey 'anti-aging' products cannot reverse time. Let's embrace wrinkles, not fight them.

I have been a clinical dermatologist for over 25 years. “Do no harm” was the oath I took in 1987, when I graduated from medical school. In some ways, it’s a vague expression. Do no physical harm? Do no financial harm? Do no emotional harm? Eventually I came to believe that the oath meant all of …

Skin Care

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to …

Exercise

How I Got the Best Curly Hair of My Life, Thanks to Instagram

If you had told 13-year-old me that someday, in the faraway future, hundreds of people would generously teach me how to take care of my curly hair on …

This simple sum tells you just how many calories you need in a day

We all know that the average woman should be consuming 2,000 calories in a day, while men need 2,500. But just how true is that, exactly?<p>Well, the true number of calories you need depends on your height, along with other factors such as how much exercise you do and how fast your metabolism is. But …

Fitness

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

Bill Gates

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a mind-body connection while you get comfortable with exercise. No dumbbells or fancy machines required: just you, your bodyweight, and a little space to …

Workouts

Whittle Your Middle and Sculpt Your Waist With These Powerful Oblique Exercises

If you've been trying to work your waistline to no avail, we've got you covered. These oblique-targeting exercises are going to help you sculpt that midsection and create powerful muscles that'll help with all areas of mobility and functional movement. So not only will you get some great …

Workouts

Want to Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape? Science Says Do 1 Thing First

Fitness trackers are fun, but all that data could go to waste if you don't get the inside scoop on how you're built and what is best for you.<p>Americans spend a ton of money on diet and exercise--health clubs alone take in over $75 billion a year in revenue--in spite of the fact that most of us have …

Fitness

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Biomechanics

Why am I not losing weight?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Weight loss is still incredibly challenging for most people, as evidenced by the growing global obesity epidemic.<p>According to the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics, more than two in three US adults are considered overweight (defined as a body-mass index over 25), …

Nutrition

6 Simple but Effective Things You Can Do to Get Through Times.

<i>Tough times don’t last, tough people do.</i><p>It’s inevitable that all of us are going to experience some tough times one time or another, the most …

Self-help

315 Delicious Recipes For When You're Trying To Eat Lower Carb

Delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack options, from all over the internet, that you'll definitely want to try.

This Is How A Dermatologist Combats Dark Under-Eye Circles

Do cucumber patches even work?<p>It’s a skin-care issue we all face: You wake up, look in the mirror, and notice those dark, droopy circles under your eyes. Well guess what? From time to time, even dermatologists start their days this way. We talked to Melissa Kanchanapoomi Levin, M.D., a …

10 questions to ask yourself in the last month of 2017

Life is a constant pursuit. We are all chasing something - money, successful career, a partner, and endless other things. Every day we get up from our beds with a desire to reach a step closer to our dream and work our butt off to chase our priorities.<p>As we have entered in the last month of 2017, …

Life Will Become Better In Just 1 Month If You Read This

This is the Least Visited Country in Europe

Travel<p>It’s also one of the oldest and smallest nations in the world.<p>Europe attracts more international tourists than any other region of the world, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The staggering 616 million people that visited the continent last year faced the tough …

European Travel

Whole Wheat Is No Healthier than White Bread, Food Scientists Claim

And it may actually be worse for you.<p>When it comes to heathy foods, the rules are always changing. Fat was the enemy, then it was sugar. “Eat more protein” turned into “eat less meat.” But we’ve always seemed to agree that wheat bread is healthier than white bread. For better or worse, that too …

#SkinSchool: How to sugar-proof your skin

Forget weight gain, it’s the sticky relationship between sugar and your skin that may make you want to curb your sweet tooth. Sugar is responsible for a process called glycation, which isn’t pretty. To understand why it happens and how your sugar habit might be showing on your face, we spoke to the …

Zodiac Love Compatibility: Which Signs to Date — and Which to Avoid

<i>Before reading this week's horoscope, discover what your zodiac sign says about your approach to beauty here.</i><p>Have you ever been in love? I don’t just mean crazy, whirlwind romance where you can’t keep your eyes or hands off each other. Obviously sexual chemistry is <i>extremely</i> important in healthy …

Emotional Intelligence