Pritha Saha

128 Flips | 2 Magazines | 167 Likes | 1 Following | 9 Followers | @PrithaSaha | Keep up with Pritha Saha on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Pritha Saha”

12 signals our body sends to tell us we are too stressed

Our body is an incredibly complex machine that reacts not only to external changes but to internal ones too. Dr. Susan Babel, a psychologist who …

10 Reasons You're Stuck In A Life You Don't Want To Be Living

Everyone says they want to live a great life, have healthy relationships and look and feel their best, but how many are willing to put in the work day-after-day? If you look around your life and listen to all of the whining you'll soon find that most people are situated comfortably in their …

Here's Why You Must Make a Happiness List Right Now | Inc.com

What do you do when your career is moving along nicely, your relationships are going smoothly and your health is good--but you just aren't as happy as you'd like to be? That was the question facing me about two months ago.<p>A while back, I wrote a column from an interview with executive coach and …

Happiness

7 Ways to Create Spectacular Change in Your Life Immediately

See how to zap yourself into action and creative massive life changes immediately.<p>We often have huge aspirational goals that feel completely out of reach. Even if your ambitions feel a zillion miles away, though, there's good news.<p>It's often small changes you can make in your life today that will …

The World’s Ugliest Color Examined By Graphic Design Experts

When market research firm Gfk was hired by the Australian government to consider how cigarette packs could be designed to prevent smoking, the firm came up with a colorful solution: Make the packs as unappealing as possible by wrapping them in an earthy “dark brown,” or what would be matched to …

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

Paris-based photographer bends reality with stunning Photoshop edits

Paris-based photographer Vincent Bourilhon uses digital photography and Photoshop to merge various images together, creating stunning illusions and …

Artist Spotlight: Su-Jeong Nam – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Art

The Creative Mind & Sleep: Does Innovation Thrive In The Night? | Inc.com

It always seems to be the artists, the creators, the inventors, and the designers who suffer from insomnia. Imagine: Einstein in his messy haired glory working away in his lab on the general theory of relativity. Is it a coincidence that this genius stereotype is pervasive? Or is there something …

Creativity

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

No Foolin', April 1st is Another Great Day to Enter the 2016 Core77 Design Awards

You asked, we're delivering! Get our poster and a copy of Designing HERE/NOW with your entry!<p>The people have spoken. And we're listening.<p>Due to the …

Postmodern Loneliness, in Illustrated Form

These narrative graphics of Idalia Candelas celebrate lone women.<p>Recurring themes of women and loneliness occur in the illustrations of Idalia Candelas. Her drawings are a mix of ink, watercolor, and collage combined with digital illustration. We see loneliness at the door, as the only visitor in …

Artist freed after exhibitionism at Paris Musee d'Orsay

<b>A performance artist has been released after two days in custody for stripping off in the Musee d'Orsay in Paris. Deborah de Robertis's lawyer has accused museum officials of being prudish and hypocritical for lodging a complaint against her.</b><p>Visitors were already aware of the potential for nudity …

Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

10 Brutally True Illustrations that Show Our Changed Society

Let’s face it. We are living in a digital age, and there is absolutely no turning back. One of the biggest influences on society these days is social …

This self-taught artist began painting at 48 and rose to international fame just a year later

Contrary to the common belief that genius emerges in the young, it’s been found that major creative breakthroughs tend to happen in our late 30s. But new talents can emerge at any point in life.<p>Helen Downie, a London-based artist, discovered painting at 48—and, without any formal training, rose to …

Art

Javier Mayoral – Cartography of Nowhere

Ironic vintage-inspired paintings by Javier Mayoral.<p>Javier Mayoral’s paintings are reminiscent of old illustrations known from billboards and posters …

Art

The not-so-secret history of comics drawn by women

This week the largest comics festival in France announced its 30 nominees for what many consider the most prestigious prize in comics, the Grand Prix. Not one nominee was a woman.<p>Usually there are at least few women on the longlist for the Angoulême International Comics Festival (known in French as …

Graphic Novels

Meet Uman, The Gender Fluid Artist Who Taught Herself To Express

Born in Somalia and raised in Kenya in a Muslim household, Uman is redefining outsider art in NYC.<p>"Uman is like a genie that emerged suddenly for us to marvel," psychiatrist Annatina Miescher of 137AC told The Huffington Post.<p>After all I'd heard of the New York-based self-taught artist, this …

16 Motivational Quotes To Charge You Up For 2016

Like every year, we all have a set of personal and professional targets to achieve this year as well.<p>No matter how well planned and systematic you …

Lumiere London festival reveals full line-up of artists

Locations for the installations set to illuminate central London next week in the capital’s first major light festival have been revealed. Lumiere London, a free outdoor light festival taking place over four evenings from 14-17 January, will feature 30 installations from leading artists.<p>The works …

England

5 Ways to Train Your Brain and Boost Your Self-Esteem

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It can be hard to tell if someone is truly confident, or just good at hiding their insecurities. Often we find that the loudest, most boisterous people are often the most self-conscious.<p>In psychology, the term self-esteem is used to …

Old Navy Discourages Kids From Being Artists, And One Artist Responded In The Best Way

It makes sense that, at a time when one of the leading presidential candidates is a guy whose job used to involve firing people on TV, we would encourage more young people to dream big. Anything is possible now, for one thing, and also, we clearly need help from those young people if our species is …

16 Ways To Hit The Refresh Button In The New Year

It's time to calm, clear and cheer!<p>After a jolly season of turkey dinners, holiday parties, Champagne cocktails and more social obligations than you can even remember, it's natural to want to pause and hit the refresh button in the new year.<p>That doesn't mean making a new year's resolution to lose …

meet the texas teen feminist whose body hair set the twittersphere on fire

Suraiya’s stomach selfie, showing her natural body hair, has sparked an international conversation about beauty expectations, race and feminism, with hordes of trolls being overrun by an even bigger army of supporters. i-D caught up with the latest...<p>Suraiya, or @iranikanjari as she's known on …

7 counterintuitive secrets to being insanely productive

In fact, there are plenty of proven strategies for getting more done while staying happy and healthy.<p>To find out what those strategies are, we checked out the Quora thread "What is the secret to insane productivity?" as well as some other research, and picked out our favorite techniques.<p>Quora user …

A City Abandoned

Project info<p>Tampico is a beautiful tropical city located on the Gulf of Mexico, traversed by canals, dotted with palm trees, graced with kilometers of undeveloped beach.<br>It was the first major port in Mexico and was the centre of gas and oil production for decades, both of which brought in great …

What’s your shade?

What remains with the viewer after walking through works by the six artists from the exhibition titled , is sheer vibrancy. The six artists — Anand …

Parting words from an artist of rare vision

Not long before he was diagnosed with terminal cancer in the autumn of 2014, the painter Sargy Mann was invited to give a TED talk. Mann, then 77, was told by doctors that he had only weeks to live. In the event he survived for more than half a year, and he devoted much of that time to working out …

Art