Prakash Lagamavar

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Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO: The Exposure Triangle Explained

Ask any beginner photographer - and plenty of experienced ones, too - what the most difficult aspect of understanding photography is, and I'm willing …

The 3 best ways to protect your iCloud account

If you used "qwerty1234" on five other sites, you probably used it as your iCloud password, too.

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

How Showering at Night Helps You Sleep

A hot morning shower can wake you up and even boost creativity, according to some research. But if you want to improve your sleep, showering at night …

5 Things I Learned Hanging Out With 12 Multi Millionaires

In 2015, I decided to reach out to wealthy people to understand how they got there. From having lunch with Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor …

Helpful Infographic Offers 10 Useful Tips to Boost Your Daily Productivity

For those of us who need help with time management, organization, and efficiency, Mentat has put together a useful infographic to make the minutes in your day constructive ones. Whether you need to improve productivity in your workday or personal life, the illustration shares ways to simplify and …

6 Steps to Achieving Hygge, the Danish Art of Contentment and Comfort

If you’ve ever sat in an Arne Jacobsen egg chair, been beguiled by the fairytales of Hans Christian Andersen, or enjoyed a piping hot <i>aebleskiver</i> at a county fair, you’ve had a taste of Danish culture. But Denmark’s latest export is less easily defined: Most closely aligned with the idea of …

Hygge

How Constraints Force Your Brain To Be More Creative

When we have less to work with, psychologists have found that we actually begin to see the world differently.<p>For decades, the dominant view among psychologists was that constraints served as a barrier to creativity. Anybody who spends a short time working under a confining bureaucracy, dealing with …

A Mindful Approach to Time Management

“How we spend our hours is how we spend our lives.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

This Is the Easiest Way to Diffuse an Argument, According to Psychologists

It's when we're in the middle of an argument that we're least likely to turn to problem-solving strategies—seeking compromise, taking the other …

6 Powerful Ways to Build Unbreakable Self-Discipline

Need to get more efficient at work? Do you ever have enough time to get it all done?<p>If you are struggling to find the time to fit it all in, here are …

Productivity

Ven Pongal Recipe | Khara Pongal Recipe

In a pan roast moong dal with 1 tsp of <b>ghee</b>, until golden brown and nice aroma arises. Wash rice and soak dal and rice in water for 30 minutes. This …

The art of breathing.

The heart of good business is to remember why you’re doing it.<p>That’s why I decided to collaborate with some of my favourite artists to bring to life …

Five Books That Genuinely Improved My Happiness And Mental Health

Reading itself has been proven to be good for your mental health, but it was only recently I realised that reading <i>about</i> improving your mental health …

Before you start a company, answer these questions

A few months ago, a friend called me excitedly to share a startup idea. He was an investor’s dream entrepreneur: engineering undergrad with an MBA from MIT, worked at Google, and literally wrote a book on the core tech behind his startup. He launched a product, was getting a little attention, and …

What Successful People (Who Are Actually Happy) Do Differently

People who are successful and happy focus on activities that address a variety of needs, not just immediate achievements.<p>Achievement rarely produces the sense of lasting happiness that you think it will. Once you finally accomplish the goal you've been chasing, two new goals tend to pop up …

Success