Gideon Wainaina

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The Case for Letting Fevers Run Their Course

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/ The Daily Beast<p>Fever isn’t an illness. It’s the body’s attempt to fight illness. So when we treat fever with …

A Framework That Will Help You Tell Amazing Stories

There is a class of entertainment that is underrated, in spite of its external success: stories about telling stories. Hit shows like <i>How I Met Your</i> …

Writing

Lacking Muscles? You Need To Eat Like This If You Want To Look Like Tim Robards

Food is the glorious creation that keeps every living organism on this sphere kicking. Somewhere along the line though it became less of a …

Muscle

A new Indian cookbook marries Ayurveda to modern cooking

There is no denying that a constant obsession with diets, superfoods, clean-eating, cleanse and detox are a key feature of modern Indian millennial …

ojas

This Summer’s Must-Read Marketing Book List

Marketers and business professionals (and anyone else): Here is your must-read marketing book list for long flights and beach-side lounging this …

Marketing

This Is the Scientific Reason Steve Jobs Went For Walks

It wasn't just the fresh air he was after<p>The average American sits between 7 and 15 hours a day. In fact, I bet you're sitting down right now reading this article. It's no surprise that leading such a sedentary lifestyle wrecks havoc on our overall health, but did you know that it also drastically …

Creativity

Want A Purpose-Driven Business? Know The Difference Between Mission And Purpose

Young people want to work for purpose-driven businesses–but your purpose has to be something more than just rephrasing your business model.<p>Over the past decade, leaders in business, education, and the social sector have become more interested in the development of purpose. Leading social …

Leadership

How to Create the Perfect Résumé, According to a CEO and Ex-Google Staffer

See the difference between an ordinary résumé and an extraordinary one.<p>A résumé is basically a first impression in document form. So you don’t simply …

Employment

Emotionally Intelligent People Use These Key Strategies to Beat Stress and Burnout Every Time

Strong EI allows you to figure out how to get help quickly before stress runs you ragged.<p>No matter what you might have heard, you can feel overwhelmed no matter how much is in your bank account or what title you have. It's just that the responsibilities that bear down on your shoulders are …

Emotional Intelligence

How to manage difficult business partners

In business, we sometimes have to deal with difficult people. Sometimes others just have a different perspective from us, other times they may just …

Do You Have These 21 Essential Relationship Skills?

There are a couple of ways you can take this relationship self-test. The first is to just rate yourself. Another is to have your partner/spouse also …

The 3 Key Areas of Self-Awareness and How to Build Them

Most people don’t give much thought to their own self-awareness. Yet being aware of yourself is an absolute requirement for being able to make …

Self-awareness

Moog Model D

A great music-making app recreating one of the all time great synthesizers on iOS is just one of our picks for this week’s “Awesome Apps of the Week.”<p>In addition, we’ve got a superb Twitter client app update, the world’s most popular battle royale game, and a gamebook RPG recreating some of the …

In-App Purchases

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Are we worried about the data-gobbling habits of Facebook and its ancillaries – private companies amassing data with less-than scrupulous regard for our privacy? You bet. In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica revelations, anyone beyond the dwindling band of tech-utopians will be more aware of how …

5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

Salt Lake City

Your Best Opportunity For Growing Business: The Customer Experience

According to PwC, 73% of all people point to customer experience as an important factor in their purchasing decisions, just behind price and product quality. Yet only 49% of U.S. consumers say companies provide a good customer experience today. PwC’s most recent Consumer Intelligence Series: …

Customer Experience

13 books you should read before you get married

Getting married is a major milestone. It means making (hopefully) permanent room in your heart for someone else and committing to loving, supporting, nurturing, and defending your partner through thick and thin for the rest of your life.<p>It's no easy feat. Fortunately, authors and experts have …

If You’re Going To Pull An April Fools’ Brand Prank, Make It Good

Five tips from some of the best branded April 1 stunts ever.<p>Well here we are, teetering on the precipice of another first day of April. It’s the calm before April Fools’ storm, when we’ll be inundated with completely pointless brand stunts. No one cares about Turkey Hill’s bovine dating site. Or …

Taco Bell

5 Ways To Reset An Unproductive Afternoon

One or two hours of lost productivity shouldn’t ruin your whole workday. Here are some ideas to reset your brain and start fresh.<p>We live in a world surrounded by distractions. If you work in an open office, chances are, you have to fight them on a daily basis–whether it’s your coworker who talks …

Time Management

The 4 Parts of a Company That Will Make or Break Your Startup

As a leader, you will be responsible for new initiatives, systems, and business growth. However, as you grow it's incredibly important that you protect the parts of your business you've already built.<p>Becoming a better leader isn't always about executing on new initiatives or introducing new systems …

4parts

Don't Even Try Managing a Remote Team Without These Tools

From onboarding to ongoing training and password management, these apps keep workers connected so you can focus on the bigger picture.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If any of your employees work remotely, you already know the challenges that come with …

Project Management

Victorian renovation is all about bold color

Ooh la la<p>A sophisticated palette of striking colors imbue this 19th century Victorian weatherboard house in the Camberwell suburb of Melbourne, Australia.<p>Designed by interior designer Danielle Brustman of the Stylesmiths, the renovation of the so-called Matlock House is the owners’ second one in …

Interior Design

This Ginger-Turmeric Shot Will Carry You Through Flu Season and Beyond

This Ginger-Turmeric Shot contains immune-boosting and anti-inflammatory ingredients. If you're worried about getting the flu, try taking a shot of …

How To Remove Up To 30 Pounds of Toxins from your Colon

By eliminating the mucus, fecal deposits, and parasites that line your intestines, you can vastly improve your health and help prevent other future …

Get To Know These 13 Healthy Adaptogens!

You may have heard the word “adaptogens” thrown around recently. But what are they exactly? You might guess from their name that they have something …

How to Detox Your Body the Natural Way

Toxins bombard us from every angle. They exist in the air we breathe, the cosmetics and cleaning products we use, the water we drink and bathe in, …

Detox

The Surprising Superfood Finnish People Swear By

When I tell people I went shrooming in Finland earlier this year, I get a lot of raised eyebrows. But the mushrooms I experienced in Lapland, …

5 Ways To Detox Your Gums

Every single day, we eat and drink which gives an opportunity for harmful plaque bacteria to build up around our gums. Left untreated, this could …

Saltwater

Here's What Happens When Rural Africans Eat an American Diet For 2 Weeks

This is kind of worrying.<p>We all know that a diet heavy in processed foods isn't doing us any favours, but a study from 2015 has provided insight into …

Holistic Medicine

Cleanse Kidneys Of Toxins, Treat Diabetes And Lower Cholesterol With This Easy Recipe

If your kidneys need a good cleansing procedure that will eliminate toxins and boost their function, okra, or ‘’lady fingers” is what you need!<p>This …

Diabetes