Smita Shah

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Infographic: What content do users love to share on social media?

Getting users to share your creations is the elusive end goal for all content marketers.<p>Knowing what content you should be creating—and on which …

"This 5-Move Pilates Leg Series Set My Inner Thighs On Fire"

Got leg issues? Don’t we all. And I’m not just talking to those of you struggling with excess weight. For those like me, whose skinny pins stand only …

Workouts

3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

From Airbnb to SAP, leaders who tell these stories have a competitive advantage.<p>Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who …

Public Speaking

This 10-Minute Exercise Is Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Better About Yourself

Here's what happened when psychologist Renee Engeln tried it on about 1,500 young women.<p>Do you feel confident, secure, and generally good about yourself? Or are you constantly piling on self-criticism, scolding yourself for your many failings, and especially for the way you look? If your answer is …

Happiness

Don’t make these marketing blunders on social media

The smallest of factors could mean the difference between a viral post and a dead tweet.Even experienced social media marketers make mistakes, so it …

One-Legged Crow: 3 Strength Drills and 3 Ways to Get Into It

One-legged crow pose has a reputation for being one of the hardest arm balances to get into (let alone sustain!). It requires a tremendous amount of …

Yoga

5 Trendy Places To Shop Online That Aren't Zara And H&M

I have Valentino taste, but a Zara budget.<p>Seriously. I regularly find myself strolling through Saks Fifth Avenue, hoping there's a secret sale on …

This Is How Many Reps You Should Be Doing If You're Looking to Get Lean

The key to building lean muscle is strength training. If you've been lifting weights without seeing a transformation to your body composition, you probably aren't lifting the right amount of weight, or doing enough sets, reps, or a combination of the two. POPSUGAR spoke to LA-based celebrity …

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

How to Make Your Content Spread Like Wildfire With This Simple Strategy

With all the content that exists, it can be hard to stand out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever feel like your content doesn't get the traction it deserves? You spend so much time crafting valuable content you know will help your audience, yet it doesn't reach …

Marketing

‘Drive for muscularity’: 1 in 4 Hunter teens battling body image problem

MORE than a quarter of Hunter adolescents believe they have a “current and significant problem” with their body image, world-first research …

Mental Health

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need

This 20-minute abs workout from this celebrity trainer is all you’ll need<p>You can never have too many options for working your core. Why? “A strong …

'We are all human': Anti-bullying activist speaks out against body-shaming memes

Lizzie Velasquez is no stranger to appearance-based hate — or fighting back.<p>The latest example of the 27-year-old activist's bold work comes in the …

5 ways to love your body — and boost your self-esteem

We all have those days when we don’t love certain things about our bodies, and often, we become our worst critics.<p>Story continues below<p>And while …

16 honest quotes about body image from famous women

The only magic number is the one that makes you happy.<p>From pop music powerhouses like Pink to comedy queens like Mindy Kaling, women in the media …

One More Benefit of Nature: It Makes You Like Your Body Better

By Tom Jacobs<p>Not happy with what you see when you look in a mirror? Well, you can take a hike.<p>Seriously. New research from the United Kingdom finds …

What teens wish their parents knew about social media

By Ana Homayoun<p>When teens were asked, recently, if they believe their parents know “a little” or “nothing” about what they do or say online, or even what social-media apps and sites they use, more than a quarter of them agreed.<p>After visiting schools around the country, it seems to me they’re likely …

Social Media

Oprah Winfrey’s 5 Rules to a Better Life

When Oprah Winfrey speaks, the world listens. And with health and wellness top of mind, who better than the woman who has always been transparent about her journey to a healthier lifestyle—struggles, triumphs, et al.—to inspire change. Overcoming a decades-long struggle to control her weight …

20 tips and hacks to make your life better in 2018

Whether its science-backed strategies or feel-good platitudes, we all need some extra motivation when it comes to our New Year's resolutions.<p>To get you closer to your goals this year, we combed through popular Reddit and Quora threads to create this list of hacks that people swear by, along with a …

Hacking

Make Your Shoulder Hum Not Squeak

Raising our arms above our heads seems to be a limiting a factor for a lot of people. We can bend in the middle, move our legs wide apart, and do a …

Industry insiders’ fashion and retail predictions for 2018

Within the fashion industry, 2017 brought with it plenty of surprises: Calvin Klein signed an exclusive contract with Amazon, Céline went all in on …

5 Pilates Exercises to Strengthen Your Deep Abs

[caption id="attachment_63306" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Daily Burn Pilates</i>[/caption]If you’ve ever taken a Pilates class, you know that …

How To Help Today's Perfectionist Girls Love Themselves

By linking their value to approval from others, they are searching outside of themselves in order to feel good and worthy.<p>Girls today are pushing for …

Carolyn Hax: Talking to tweens about body image

<i>Adapted from a recent online discussion.</i><p><b>Dear Carolyn:</b><p>Do you have any advice for approaching or responding to the topics of body image, healthy eating …

Parenting

Is A Body Confident Future Possible, Or Will Body Image Continue To Haunt Our Young People?

Across our country, young people are being overwhelmed by the constant pressures of perfection. Whether that be in education, socially, or with …

Social Media

'Hear my voice before it's too late' - Bullied little girl's heartbreaking letter to the world

A brave girl is begging for people to "hear her voice" after being kicked, punched and mentally abused by bullies.<p>Lucy Ramsden's mum says her …

11 Little Ways to Know If You’re Fit

You take breaks hauling groceries and can't touch your toes. But you kill it in cycling class, and the scale number has stayed pretty steady for a …

This 10-minute, ballet-inspired workout will *seriously* tone your lower body

Don’t have an hour (or even a half) to exercise? No, er, sweat. It’s totally possible to get in a good workout in as little as 10 minutes. The key is …

New York City