Shreya Alavekar

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The 25 Books You're Going to Want to Curl Up With This Fall

Summer reading is great, but there's nothing better than getting that first pumpkin latte of the season and curling up with a good book. I'm Brenda Janowitz, author of The Dinner Party, and I'm here to tell you which books are going to make you late to all of your Halloween parties. We've got a …

Books

Why You Should Actually Look Forward to Being Alone Forever

We asked a psychologist about how playing the long game as someone who doesn't commit to romantic relationships can pay off.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>For years, single people have been painted as failures. Hollywood has managed to make three Bridget Jones films on that loose …

Don't Force Creativity. Here's What Truly Innovative Companies Do Instead

Creativity is a natural process that can be nurtured, harnessed, and cultivated.<p>Forcing creativity rarely works. Staring at a blank page will not only stress you out, but it's highly likely that you won't be able to come up with anything useful. Nothing special comes out of forcing creativity.<p>When …

Creativity

The Last 100 Years of Self-Help

Douglas Fairbanks knows what ails you. Greedy? Slothful? Vengeful? Overweight? Grumpy? You must do one thing: laugh. Laugh and you’ll be happy, fit, …

Great Depression

Reading These 4 Books Will Make You A Better Writer

These books feature great writing, and will help you hone your writing skills too.<p>Even if you don't define yourself as a writer, entrepreneurs are creating written materials every day: sales proposals, marketing emails, business plans, and countless other things. If you can't tell your story in a …

Writing

7 Freaking Good Books That I Just Need Everyone To Read, Okay

I tried to think of an appealing common theme as an excuse to recommend all of these books but I failed. I just need you to read them because they’re …

You don't need an extreme bucket list to find happiness. Just eat more waffles | Mary Elizabeth Williams

Take it from a cancer survivor: living each day like it’s your last is exhausting. Do small things that make you happy now instead<p>Five years ago, I was diagnosed with an inoperable, rapidly fatal form of cancer. But then I didn’t die.<p>Instead, I went on a new drug treatment that eradicated my …

Cancer

Amazing Places to Travel