Kajal Akruwala

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6 Moisturizing Hair Mask

Knit hats, dry heat, and bitterly cold temperatures all conspire to ruin your hair. I swear by a good hair mask and use one religiously (my go-to is this one by Living Proof) once a week or more. But I've tried a ton of others over the past few weeks and was pleasantly surprised by them all. Let's …

The best MBA programs for less than $15,000 a year

But MBAs aren't cheap. A year of tuition at a top business school can easily exceed $50,000, and many programs last for two years.<p>Given that students are highly likely to have education debt from their undergraduate degrees, graduates' student loan debt can easily reach six figures.<p>That can create …

6 Blogs That Can Teach You More Than an MBA

An MBA is still valuable, but so are the lessons taught daily in these blogs.<p>There are many good reasons to go to business school. Personally, I loved my two years at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Yet at the same time, there are reasons to <i>not</i> go to business …

Entrepreneurship

19 Summer Books That Everyone Will Be Talking About

Get ready for the beach.<p>It might be just barely spring in many parts of the country, but that doesn't mean we can't look forward to warmer months — and the relaxation that comes with them. But the old definition of a "summer book" as a throwaway novel just won't do: one size definitely doesn't fit …

Acronym or Abbreviation

Is there a difference between acronyms and abbreviations? Yes. An abbreviation is any shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase. An acronym is …

I used to be tired all the time too. 'Segmented sleep' solved that | Peter Papathanasiou

Until Thomas Edison came along, our ancestors preferred to have two sleeps per night with a break in between. Converting back to it has been tricky, but worth it<p>Do you get enough sleep? Of course you don’t. Very few people with busy jobs, young children or smartphones do. Last week, there was yet …

Sleep

10 Morning Habits of People Who Are Unstoppable

Get out there and start crushing it.<p><i>What are some interesting morning habits of well balanced people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>Over …

Top 10

13 things you should accomplish with your money before turning 30

When it comes to managing money, time is on your side in your 20s.<p>A head start on saving and investing could mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>To help you optimize this decade, we've come up with 13 milestones to aim to achieve before hitting 30:

Personal Finance

5 Yoga Poses That Come With Serious Beauty Benefits

<i>Ready to do something new with your look? All month long we're asking our 25 favorite influencers to share their 25 best beauty ideas for spring. Look out for the 25x25 logo here on Lipstick and on our social channels—@get_lipstick on Instagram and @glamourmag on Snapchat—for exclusive tips,</i> …

10 Writing Lessons I Learned From Interviewing 30 Best-Selling Authors

Stay focused and get more writing done<p>Having interviewed more than 30 bestselling authors over the past year on my podcast, I've learned a lot about how they overcome distractions and mental blocks and get down to work each day.<p>I like to ask them about their writing process: How they get started …

Creative Writing

5 Motivational TED Talks That Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

These 5 inspirational videos can help you make this the best year of your life.<p>TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the …

Shonda Rhimes

These Are the Most Inspirational Videos Ever Made

These 13 videos will motivate and inspire you to succeed no matter where you are in your journey.<p>Last week, I posted the most motivational books ever written. Today, I'm posting videos that will inspire and motivate you each time you watch them. Enjoy!<p>1. <i>Dream</i><p>In order to achieve great things, you …

Motivation

13 highly useful life hacks you can learn in a minute or less

While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, you'd be surprised just how much you can actually accomplish in 60 seconds or less.<p>With the help of a Quora thread on the matter, we found several handy life skills you can pick up almost instantly.<p>Here are 13 of them:

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

The most valuable rare books in existence

9 Affirmations the Most Successful People Repeat Each and Every Day

What you say is often what you do--especially if you say it to yourself.<p>A friend of mine is big on daily affirmations and positive self-talk. He spends a few minutes every morning looking in a mirror and repeating, "I'm great. I'm awesome. I'm a superstar."<p>He says his daily affirmations work for …

Success

Confessions of a Happy Introvert

I like you, but the whole talking thing freaks me out.<p>I’ve always had a hard time “going out.” Don’t get me wrong. My love of travel has taken me all …

A New Study Claims People With Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

Social Sciences

If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world

After trying the verses, a Frenchman said he’d prefer six months of hard labour to reading six lines aloud, and we’ll be honest with you, we …

Having It All Kinda Sucks

Only women would sign up for this much crap.<p>Okay first, allow me to check my privilege so you don't have to: I am a white woman with a college education. I am married. I live in a beautiful little town in the mountains. I have a career I genuinely like. I am one lucky bitch.<p>And yet. Here's what …

Lifetime Learners Should Try These Time-Tested Techniques

It's never too late to learn something new. You have decided to become a lifetime learner? Find out the techniques that dedicated learners use.

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

Zzzzzzzzz … 12 simple steps to a good night’s sleep

Insomnia affects up to one in three of us. So what can you do about it? From the ‘magic yawn’ to the 90-minute rule, psychologist Richard Wiseman offers 12 rules for the perfect rest<p>A few years ago, I carried out a large-scale survey examining the lifestyles of people who sleep well and wake up …

Sleep

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Cocaine

The Truth About Managing Millennials

We led a leadership workshop for managers who supervise young employees — members of the millennial generation. They asked for my advice on managing millennials.<p>“I’ll tell you a story, and then we’ll talk about it,” I said. I told them about our client Nina, who hired a young man named Jackson to …

Nina Kraviz

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management