Ashmita Prasad

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The Beginner’s Guide to Letting Go and Becoming Enlightened Through Non-Attachment

Attachment is the origin, the root of suffering; hence it is the cause of suffering.<p>– The Dalai Lama<p>You’ve probably seen or read something like it …

The working homeless in Silicon Valley

"In shadow of tech boom, the working homeless sleep in cars" AP's Janie Har writes from Mountain View: "San Francisco is well-known for homeless tent …

Healthy Breakfasts You Can Make the Night Before, Because You Deserve to Sleep In

It's good to fall into a routine every morning that allows you to set yourself up for the day, and it's especially smart to include breakfast in that pattern. When you have a belly full of protein, carbs, and healthy fats, you'll be unstoppable for the rest of the day. These easy, healthy …

Recipes

The 50 Most Unforgettable Things You Have to Do Abroad Before You Die

Lists get a bad wrap, especially in the realm of travel, where ditching set plans and itineraries can lead to the greatest adventures. But with a …

Total solar eclipse 2017: everything you need to know

20 questions you were embarrassed to ask about the August eclipse, answered.<p>On August 21, a total solar eclipse will cut through the entire continental United States. It’s going to be awesome. If you’re in the bull’s eye center of the moon’s shadow, known as the totality, the sky will go dark for a …

Astronomy

Unpacking Budget Travel With Nomadic Matt

The internet is saturated with advice on travel hacking—from snagging luxury hotels at a cheaper price, to booking budget flights at optimal …

Budget Travel

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

Let's catch up with the rest of the world.<p>We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest …

My 4 Favorite Airfare Deal Websites: The Flight Deal, Fare Deal Alert, Exit Fares & GTFO Flights

Good afternoon everyone. When I first meet people who love to travel but are not into travel hacking, they usually ask me what website I use to find …

10 Markets Other Than Sarojini Nagar Where You Can Do Budget Shopping In Delhi

It is often said that Delhi girls have their fashion game on point, and well, no one can really contest that bit. And the one main reason behind all …

Basic 1-2-3-4 Cake

Now Playing<p>Crispy Chicken Parm Balls 00:47<p>Learn how to make these crispy balls that taste just like Chicken Parmesan.<p>Now Playing<p>Cheesy Zucchini …

9 Toxic Attitudes That Push Happiness Away From You

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, we only get life once and we want to make the most of it.<p>But most of us find that happiness is …

Power Your Morning With 30+ High-Protein Vegan Breakfasts

Vegans won't have a tough time getting enough protein in the morning with these delicious breakfast recipes. From savory to sweet, these breakfasts are all under 400 calories and offer at least 15 grams of protein.

Healthy Eating

What's Tzatziki?

You may have heard of this classic Greek sauce as tzatziki or tadziki. Maybe you know it simply as yogurt-cucumber sauce, Greek dill sauce, or even …

21 No-Sugar Breakfast Recipes to Avoid an Early Crash

Whether it’s blatant (Lucky Charms, we’re looking at you) or hidden (even in packaged whole-wheat bread!), added sugar tends to be a …

Breakfast

13 Vegetable-Packed Quesadilla Recipes to Serve for Dinner

It’s Meatless Monday, you’re beat, and all you want in life is a fuss-free vegified dinner that is substantial, nourishing, and really friggin’ tasty. You’ve got tacos on the mind, but you resist until Tuesday because that’s the <i>right thing to do</i>. You *could* rock a vegetarian stir-fry , but you’re …

Healthy Eating

A Krishna Teacher’s Profound Lesson about Surrender.

In the hour or two before the sun rose, I went down to the banks of “Ma Ganga” (the Ganges river).<p>I accompanied my dear friend and photography ninja, …

Zen philosophy reveals 4 ways to stop caring what other people think of you

<i>“When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful.” – Caroline Myss</i><p>Are you stuck in a dead-end job? Do you feel the need to …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

11 dinner recipes with 5 ingredients or fewer

The more ingredients, the heavier the shopping bag, the bigger prep mess, the higher stack of dishes in your sink and the lower chance of you …

14 Pasta Salad Recipes That Pack a Punch for Lunch

Brown-baggin’ it to work is a wise choice. Not only are you saving money, but you can also save calories. But sometimes even the most creative of foodies run out of ideas for next-level sandwiches and nourishing fiber-filled wraps. This is when pasta salads come in handy, and the best part is that …

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25 Powerful Quotes From Zen Buddhism That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters much of what we’re taught in the west.<p>In western society, we tend to think that we’ll find …

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

#1: Stay away from people who erode your quality of life.<p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes</i>, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

An Excellent, One-pan, Protein-packed Power Pasta

One-pot meals are the savior of weeknight cooking, and this pasta is one of my go-tos. It's pasta and lentils simmered in crushed tomatoes, finished …

Pasta

25 mouthwatering foods to eat in India

India's cuisine reflects its vast population and landscape.<p>There's meat bathed in rich curries, fried dough covered in chutney and yogurt, and almost every spice you can imagine.<p>From sweet, syrupy desserts to hearty kebabs, we've rounded up some of the best dishes to eat throughout the country.

37 Healthy Pasta Recipes Full of Vegetables, Protein, and Flavor

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