Nasir Taimur

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5 ways to invest in yourself – the concept of compound interest

“Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.” ―Dr. Stephen Covey<p>Having a “why” and purpose for …

Self-improvement

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

9 Celebrity Quotes About Endometriosis To Help People Feel Less Alone

When I first got my period, no one told me that it wasn't normal to curl up in a ball for days, throwing up, passing out, and crying from pain. I had …

Mayo Clinic

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

Outraged By ICE Policies Separating Kids From Parents? Here’s What You Can Do.

Last month, the Department of Health and Human Services admitted to losing track of 1,475 children who had crossed the U.S.-Mexico border last year …

5 Full-Time Jobs You Can Do to Make Money Online or From Home

Here are five legit, full-time jobs that can be done remotely -- without sacrificing benefits like health insurance or paid time off.<p>13 min read<p>We might not be multi-platinum hip-hop recording artists, but some of us can relate to Drake when he said, “I only love my bed and my mama, I’m sorry.” As …

Employment

Immigrant rights group offers to pay DACA renewal fee

An immigrant rights advocacy group in California is offering to pay the $495 renewal fee for eligible DACA recipients.<p>The Coalition for Humane …

Learn why The Dawn Wall could be the best climbing movie ever made

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson’s ascent of El Capitan’s Dawn Wall has inspired a new film that exposes a drama far more breathtaking than the …

4 tips to increase your metabolism, from the experts

Don’t settle for a sluggish system.<p>You've all got that friend who can finish two Kit Kats and a large portion of Nachos for lunch and never have to …

My Company Grew 800 Percent in a Year After I Made This Mindset Shift Grow

The surprising thing about being grateful for what you have is how much more you end up getting.<p>7 min read<p>When it comes to rapid growth, there are lots of strategies you can implement. But what if I told you that the strategy responsible for growing my business 800 percent in the last year was …

Hustle rallies $30M for grassroots texting tool Republicans can’t use

Hustle 20X’d its annual revenue run rate in 15 months by denying clients that contradict its political views. It’s a curious, controversial, yet successful strategy for the startup whose app lets activists and marketers text thousands of potential supporters or customers one at a time. Compared to …

Surprise! The Missing Link to Beating Procrastination Is a Tomato

Increase your attention span and boost your productivity by doing this 1 very simple thing. With a tomato.<p>You've been told time and time again that fruits and vegetables can affect how you work and live.<p>You have heard, "you are what you eat," when you were growing up, and later on you might have …

Time Management

New Emergency App for Undocumented Immigrants

A nonprofit citizens group "United We Dream," launched a new smartphone app that gives undocumented immigrants a virtual "panic button" if they are …

Denver mayor and City Council chide Jeff Sessions over feds’ suspension of know-your-rights program for detained immigrants

Denver city officials have asked U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse the Justice Department’s decision to suspend a legal-advisement …

Would you pass America's green card marriage interview?

Every marriage is tested at times, some more literally than others.<p>The marriages of immigrants to American citizens must stand up to the scrutiny of …

Pro

At the start of this decade, four young undocumented immigrants were determined to make the DREAM Act come true for their generation. First …

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when looking for a new job

<b>They apply for jobs online with mass production speed, using the same resume</b><p>Slow down. Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals get an …

CEO of $20 million startup could lose his visa and his business

BauBax founder and CEO Hiral Sanghavi would like to say he's achieved the American Dream. After all, he immigrated to the United States just four years ago and, in that time, he has successfully launched a company that has brought in more than $20 million in sales.<p>But there's one thing holding …

Startups

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

A Scientist’s Guide to Eating for Brain Health

Photo courtesy of James Wojcik/Trunk Archive<p>Too often, when we think about our diet, we’re thinking about how it affects our bodies, not our brains. …

This Scandinavian diet created by a Danish CEO and dietitian has been hailed as 'the simplest diet in the world'

• <b>Suzy Wengel, a Danish dietitian who's the CEO of a biotech company, wrote the book "The Scandi Sense Diet."</b>• <b><br>Her eating plan is based on the simple</b> …

China Viewed From Above

Simply a collection of some amazing recent aerial images showing the vast diversity of landscapes across China, from cities to mountains, deserts to sea shores, and much more.

Justin Trudeau's no-action tweet offering help to refugees harmed by Trump's #MuslimBan created chaos

Amid the chaos of Trump's illegal ban on refugee claimants and other migrants from Muslim-majority nations, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau …

These Photos Prove How Easy It Is to Get Enough Protein as a Vegan

If you're vegan, or you've ever contemplated going sans meat products or plant-based, you know one of the hottest questions is "How do you get enough protein?" The fact is, it's possible (and even easy) to be vegan and get enough of those necessary nutrients.<p>Instead of consuming the kind of protein …

Nutrition

Easy Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

This is an easy recipe. The fudge is intensely chocolatey, so the smaller squares aren't an issue—they really satisfy and are just sweet enough.

Dessert

The Best Hiking Boots You Can Buy, Made Just For You

I ski in custom ski boots and strongly recommend custom fitted boots for anyone who skis regularly. Custom fitted ski boots are important for many reasons, which I wrote about in detail here at Forbes. LINK But it’s not just skiing: comfortable and correctly fit boots are important for most outdoor …

Shoes

Stomach wearable could replace the need for invasive probes

Researchers have created a wearable monitor that can track your stomach's electrical activity for signs of digestion maladies. Called electrogastrography (EGG), it's like an EEG for the GI tract, and was used briefly in the '90s but abandoned due to a lack of usefulness as a diagnostic tool. UC San …

Medical Technology

This Social Entrepreneur Is Helping Fellow Immigrants Lawyer Up

Maneesha Mukhi has been working to become a U.S. citizen for over a decade. Now she’s created a platform to help others realize their American dream.<p>For Maneesha Mukhi, the American dream was elusive but compelling.<p>Mukhi is officially a citizen of India but never really lived there. She grew up …

Immigration

Indiana ‘Dreamer’ wants to stay out of the shadows

GOSHEN, Indiana — Tears well up unbidden in the eyes of St. John the Evangelist parishioner Ana Bautista as she talks about what it’s like to be a …

Brown University Offers ‘Tuition-Free’ Master’s Degree to DACA Recipients

Brown University plans to offer “tuition-free” master’s degree programs to beneficiaries of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals if the federal …

Immigration