Kshitij Chawla

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Read These Books to Fight Back Against Donald Trump

Book lovers and booksellers loved Obama, who always shared his reading lists. It’s different with Trump: He inspires reading, too, but of decidedly …

This crazily easy exercise is apparently the best way to burn body fat

I KNEW there was no need to spend 45 painful minutes doing sprints on the treadmill.<p>Often, the reason most of us avoid the gym like the plague is …

Exercise

This Scandinavian Design Trend Is Proven to Boost Happiness

<i>Hygge</i> might have been the décor buzz word of 2016, but this year, a Swedish concept is set to change the way we decorate our homes and look after our …

Happiness

7 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Let Go of Anxiety and Worry

Anxiety is a big problem for many people in America. According to recent statistics, more than 3.3 million people in the US suffer from an anxiety …

Mindfulness

The secret to living a meaningful life

Your ambitions to improve your life do not need to be confined by your personality.<p>Brian Little, one of the world’s leading experts on personality psychology, is renowned as a public speaker. If you watch his recent TED talk on personality, as millions of others have, you will see an engaging and …

TED Talks

Things to stop apologising for in 2017 (and forever)

There are lots of things that you should say sorry for. For example, you should absolutely always say sorry for driving your car into someone’s house, or for flying your remote control helicopter inside the museum and doing millions of dollar’s worth of damage to the ancient artefacts. These things …

Income Tax

Windows 10 Cloud is Microsoft’s fresh Chrome OS alternative

Microsoft has been trying to keep PC makers away from Chrome OS for years, and consumers far away from Apple’s iPad alternative. While Windows RT largely failed at going mainstream, and Windows 8.1 with Bing was never widely used, the software giant is experimenting with another low-cost version of …

I Tried Goat Yoga and It Was Surprisingly Zen

Fact: Contorting your body into a variety of twisty yoga poses isn't always the most natural thing in the world, so doing it with real live goats on your back, well, let's just say any "natural" feelings go out the window.<p>That’s right—I'm talking about yoga with goats involved, something I tried on …

Yoga

Tip: The Best Chest Exercise You've Never Tried

A new exercise for pecs and a new method to trigger chest growth. Add this odd-looking move to your current program.<p>To build chest muscles quickly, …

Standalone

IKEA Art Hack Ideas for Large Blank Walls

I've said it before and I'll say it again: Finding affordable art that you actually like is one of the hardest parts of furnishing a home. And once …

Meet the Zen Master Who Taught Steve Jobs to Think Differently

I think we can all agree that Steve Jobs has influenced nearly everyone’s life. He has inspired incredible adulation and countless studies into his …

Meditation

The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life

When he set out to visit all of the planet’s countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Chris Guillebeau never imagined that his journey’s …

Jeremiah Brent Takes a Manhattan Apartment from Basic to Breathtaking

The celebrity designer used color and texture to lend warmth and intimacy to a cookie-cutter home in the West Village<p>Despite the frequent television appearances and occasional magazine feature on his sweet family, Jeremiah Brent remains first and foremost a designer. His passion for interiors is …

Out of the Box: 7 Transformer Micro-Lofts Around the World

The answer to ingenious home design and skyrocketing property prices.<p>The world today is engineered around multi-function and customization. What started as a movement within the tech sphere for the millennial generation has migrated into the physical world of product design, spawning consumer …

Living Rooms

Darling ’50s beach cottage is the ultimate winter escape

Coconut Cottage in Captiva, Florida is where you want to go<p>Winter means it’s time to think ahead to the summer, and, perhaps even further into the future, where you might consider spending the colder months in a warm, tropical climate. To do so, you need a place to stay.<p>Coconut Cottage in Captiva, …

How to get fit for the ski slopes: the best gym classes and the exercises to do at home

If you’re a skier, the excitement about your first trip of the year may be tinged with anxiety: from concerns that sliding down a mountain could well result in a serious injury, to wondering whether you’re fit enough. After all, an estimated 10,000 winter sports enthusiasts are admitted to hospital …

Skiing

First Look: 7 Items You Need in Your Life, From IKEA's New Line

Just when we thought we'd reached the limit of IKEA products we can fit in our homes, the Swedish giant announced the release of a new line—and yes, …

The moment I knew I needed therapy

I was standing in the bathroom in my <i>Wonder Woman</i> pajamas, coincidentally, but I didn’t feel so wonderful. I’d just returned from a book signing …

Dashing prefab home perches above California wine country

A weeHouse with big guts<p>Oh, the places prefab will go. In this new project in California wine country, a customized version of the weeHouse, an affordable modern prefab model from Saint Paul, Minnesota-based design firm Alchemy, has been assembled on the hills of Santa Rosa, where it commands …

Desk Yoga Anyone Can Do

Living<p>What To Buy From The Trader Joe’s Freezer Aisle<p>Living<p>This Buzzy Health Trend Can Totally Transform Your Skin<p>Living<p>The Latest Workout Trend Can …

I've Completed Hundreds Of 30-Day Challenges. Here's What I've Learned

I've done maybe upwards of a hundred Challenges over the years. It started with health and fitness, way back in the day. My friend and I would meal prep in our little cottages, and we'd challenge ourselves to eat clean all week, until cheat day. I did a Whole30 that snowballed into a Whole 90. One …

How to Feel Happy Instantly

"Remember that line in <b>Legally Blonde</b> — 'Exercise makes you happy, and happy people don't shoot their husbands'? There's truth to it!" Hilaria Baldwin, author, yogi, fitness guru, and mom to three (all under three!), giggled about how fitness is one of her releases from the stresses of a nonstop …