Kiran Ray Chaudhury

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Nine Useful Tips For Connecting With Generation Z Consumers

While much of your business focus may have been on the millennial market, there is a giant population group coming up right behind. Generation Z is not only bigger in size, but its members tend to be fickle as to what they like and don’t like. This can make it hard to capture the hearts and minds …

Business Development

6 Secrets to a Happier Life

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME's special edition,</i> The Science of Happiness<i>, which is available at Amazon.</i><p>Whether you’re a web designer, …

Mindfulness

Olympian Deena Kastor Discusses the Power of Positive Thinking

In July, Deena Kastor will drive from her home in Mammoth Lakes, California to Alamosa, Colorado to celebrate the 50th anniversary of theThe post …

Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

6 Ways Adopting a 6-Hour Workday Boosts Productivity by Fostering a Happier Workplace

Our fixation on the eight-hour workday is probably making us unhappier and less productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Positive relationships in the workplace are essential to a successful business. Businesses that encourage healthy relationships improve …

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

34 Textured Lob Hairstyles That Will Look Good On Everyone

The haircut every cool girl wants right now is a textured lob. The popular medium hairstyle looks good on most face shapes, can easily be worn messy …

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

40 Life Lessons on Happiness That I Want My Daughter to Learn

If you had told me 10 years ago that I would create a company called Happier and dedicate my life to helping people realize their greatest potential by cultivating more joy and meaning and boosting their emotional immune systems, I wouldn't have believed you. I never expected that it would take me …

Happiness

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

These Are the 6 Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Strength training plays a key role in your development as a runner, helping to build muscle so that your body can handle the repetitive stress of all …

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "SparkNotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

Social Media

5 Vitamins You Should Be Taking For A Faster Metabolism

Looking for a metabolism boost to help you burn more fat and lose weight faster? The best ways to increase your metabolism naturally include simple …

Wellness

8 things Kate Hudson did to get the body she has now

"Someone will say ‘you need to eat broccoli'. Well, you know what? Broccoli makes me gassy and I hate the way it tastes. I don’t want to eat broccoli."<p>As an award-winning actress, co-founder and ambassador of athleisure brand Fabletics, it kind of goes without saying that part of Kate Hudon's job …

My life philosophy: 49 things I've learned during 49 years on Earth

Shares 946<p>Happy birthday to me! Today I turn 49. Here’s a photo from my third birthday. (I’m tucked just behind Mom, opening a present.)<p>To celebrate …

Happiness

Want a Better Everything at Work? Use These 3 Strategies to Boost Happiness and Results

Most workplaces overlook these simple priorities. Watch what happens when you put them to work.<p>Happier employees? Who wouldn't want that? After all, decades of research confirm what your gut already knew: happier people do better work. They're more creative, proactive, collaborative, energized, and …

Happiness

All strength comes from repetition

The biggest mistake you can make is to ignore the basics in your profession. This is true no matter what you do, where you live, or who you are.<p>When …

Self-improvement

27 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books for 2012

We’re all about running sneaks and foam rollers, but today it’s time to don those reading glasses and curl up on the couch. We’ve rounded up 27 …

The Physics Of Productivity: Newton’s Laws Of Getting Sh*t Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three laws of …

Physics

How to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

While we all have different body types and different areas where we store excess fat, there's one area that most women struggle with: the lower belly.<p>…

Fitness

Science Says Working Out Can Make You A Happier Person, So Go Break A Sweat

The hardest part of a workout often comes during the 20 minutes leading up to your actual routine, when you change your mind about 15 times, and come …

Happiness

How to Prime Your Brain to Be Happy

Dr. Laurie Santos, the professor behind Yale's insanely popular "Psychology and the Good Life" course, talks about why we're so bad at figuring out what we actually want.<p>If college is supposed to be a carefree, jolly, hedonistic four-year romp, someone forgot to tell the students at Yale. (Which …

From hair and make-up to mindset and confidence: How to look and feel fabulous in later life

Forget slippers, settling and sagging. Getting older should mean getting better, not worse, and there’s no excuse not to make sure your later life is …

The 4 Spiritual Intentions Deepak Chopra Lives By

<i>When spiritual icon, best-selling author, and mbg collective member Deepak Chopra, M.D., stopped by our office to record the mindbodygreen podcast</i> …

Spirituality

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise