Kalpesh Patil

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Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Master these 7 grammar tips if you want to sound smarter

• Poor writing can make others think you aren’t intelligent.<br>• I’m the executive editor of a magazine and know firsthand how grammar can change the …

Language

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

4 Ingredients That Should Never Be In Your Deodorant, According To Dermatologists

Deodorant is an essential and vital component of everyone’s morning routine. It wicks away sweat and eliminates odor from ruining your day—and the …

I Read 75 Books in 2017 & These Were My Top 10

In my mission to read as many books as I could in 2017, I explored new genres, new voices, and became the go-to girl for book recommendations. It's a …

31 Book Passages That Made Us Cry In 2017

"We are a feather falling from the wing of a bird."<p>—John Green, <i>Turtles All the Way Down</i><p>—Elizabeth Strout, <i>Anything Is Possible</i><p>—Patricia Lockwood, <i>Priestdaddy</i><p>—Jesmyn Ward, <i>Sing, Unburied, Sing</i><p>—Angie Thomas, <i>The Hate U Give</i><p>—Mohsin Hamid, <i>Exit West</i><p>—Kamila Shamsie, <i>Home Fire</i><p>—Naomi Alderman, <i>The Power</i><p>—Victor …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

Inside a Two-Day Sex Party at a Nudist Resort

There's a lot to learn about yourself when you take your clothes off.<p>When I tell people I'm going to a naked resort in Jamaica, they respond as though I've just revealed my salary or the details of my last menstruation. It's a long blink or a visible shift backward in their seat. Several ask, after …

We read 2017’s National Book Award nominees. Here's what we thought. - Vox

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help …

Books

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

The 10 Most Addicting Books, According to the Internet

When I asked the MR community to help me compile a list of genuinely addicting books, I had no idea the request would be met with such gusto. As of …

7 books Sonam Kapoor really wants you to read

Sonam's hobbies extend beyond fashion<p>If Sonam Kapoor's <i>Koffee With Karan</i> interviews are anything to go by, she's tried to drop a hint that she's not …

Sonam Kapoor

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make these common flubs.<p>When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, …

Language

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

How Can I Take Control Of My Life Story In Five Steps?

Keep this in mind whenever you look at the story of your life and see that it is either not going the way you expect it to go or you think that it will not end the way you want it to be.<p>Just like everyone else in the world, you have a story. From birth until now, your story has been written that …

After years of learning and unlearning, here are 27 things I know for sure at 27

There is no shortage of those “X things you should know by Y age” articles online, but this isn’t one of them. I am by no means trying to tell you …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

14 of the Best Butt Exercises You Can Do Without a Gym Membership

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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 …

16 Things Your Successful Friends Have Given Up

Sit down and think, for a moment, about what your successful friends do compared to your loser friends that complain. If you don’t have any …

These 12 Habits Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

Changing habits can improve your health, your focus, your motivation.<p>No matter who you are sometimes, we find ourselves in a slump or not where we want to be in our lives. For us to change our mindset, we often have to make changes to our habits and the behaviors that are causing us the problem. …

Success

The Ultimate Guide To Attracting A Woman

We’re all chasing one thing boys and girls: love. Many of us haven’t found it, and some of us have. For those that haven’t there’s a reason.<p>This …

8 Types of Toxic People Who Will Rob You of Your Happiness

Science shows even small doses of toxic people can do outsize damage to your life.<p>Just how terribly destructive can spending time with toxic people be? Science offers a few clues (and they're all disturbing).<p>First, psychological research shows that criticism and insults are five times more powerful …

Self-help

Try a 3-Minute Workout That Targets the Upper and Lower Abs

Short on time but have big ab goals? You can fit this quick session into any part of your day, and you don't even need equipment. Try these three moves for one minute each to work the lower abs and that six-pack area; you'll be burning up, toning, and even giving your booty some love, too.<p>Lay on …

11 skills every 24-year-old should learn

If, like many people, you stumble out of college in your early 20s, unsure of what to do next, you can be forgiven for needing a few years to get your bearings.<p>The transition from school to work (or more work), can take a bit of getting used to. And it can also be a fun time to try things and toss …

10 Brutal Truths About Life Everyone Forgets Too Soon

You know how you can hear something a hundred times in a hundred different ways before it really gets through to you? The 10 truths below all fall …

7 Types Of People To Eliminate From Your Life

I was pondering the other day about all the types of people we meet during the week. I’ve noticed that there are a few that drag us right down and …

Motivation

The 9 rules to follow for living a long, healthy (and happy!) life

How do you live a long and healthy life? A few things can help, like eating whole and nutritious foods (as often as you can), making time to sweat …