Srinivasan Ramanan

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8 Mindful Ways to Slow Down Time

<b>Single-task instead of multi-task</b>. As a recovering multi-tasker, I am here to tell you that it works. Research shows that we are more efficient when …


Bringing Mindfulness to Your Career

A thousand years ago, there was a cobbler who hated his work, but could not escape it. One day, heartsick, he met a monk, who suggested that he …


15 Thoughtful Gifts Your Mom Will Be Thrilled to Receive This Mother's Day

Moms are seriously amazing. The world would basically crumble without them. This Mother's Day, show your mom how much you love and appreciate her with a thoughtful gift. We rounded up genius options for all types of moms. Prepare to put a smile on her face.


Why Your Time in the Shower Is Vital to the Rest of Your Day

Source: Yuganov Konstantin/Shutterstock<p>The next time you're in the shower, notice where your mind goes. Like any routine activity—washing the dishes, …


This Secret Wine Cellar in a Kitchen Island Is Like Narnia for Grown-Ups

When I was small, I wanted nothing more than to learn what the word "wardrobe" meant so I could disappear into one and find a magical icy fairy land …

Wine Cellars

How to clean an Instant Pot quickly and effectively

Your Instant Pot has stood by you through many dinner parties, neighborhood potlucks, culinary successes, and cooking disasters, and all that hard …

Instant Pot

Diaphragmatic Breathing Exercises and Your Vagus Nerve

Source: Sebastian Kaulitzki/Shutterstock<p>This <i>Psychology Today</i> blog post is phase one of a nine-part series called "<i>The Vagus Nerve Survival Guide."</i> …


How to Make Crispy Smashed Potatoes

If you think long and hard about all the different ways that you can use potatoes, it can start to feel overwhelming. Boiled, mashed, roasted, …

Country Lifestyle

These 32 Brilliant Products On Amazon Have Over 5,000+ Reviews For Good Reason

Good reviews matter when it comes to buying new products online — and oftentimes, the more widely reviewed something is, the easier it is to take a …


Easy Chickpea Soup

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Weight Loss

6 Instant Pot Recipes to Get You Through the Rest of Winter

It may still be cold outside, but these delicious and cozy Instant Pot meals will lift your spirits.


15 Healthy Instant Pot Dinners Under 500 Calories

Practically overnight, Instant Pots have completely revolutionized the way busy people eat. Before, if you wanted to enjoy something like beef stew …


Nike Embraces Meditation For Pro Athletes With Headspace Partnership

Ahead of a recent race, mid-distance steeplechase runner Colleen Quigley was listening to a guided meditation led by Headspace cofounder Andy …


6 Common Myths About Meditation You Need to Stop Believing

Lotus pose makes your legs hurt? That's ok.<p>Meditation has been hailed as a way to boost mental health, help chronic pain, reduce stress and build a …


Attract Success by Implementing These 3 Daily Habits Into Your Routine

Keep yourself grounded as you shoot of the starts.<p>Every person works differently, and every brain is wired differently. This makes it hard to pinpoint what daily actions can lead people to thrive. Instead of listing of to-do's that can help one succeed, it's important to recognize that success …

Time Management

How mindfulness can relieve some the anguish of breast cancer – and where to find courses in it

Living with a diagnosis of breast cancer – and, particularly, of secondary breast cancer - throws up a series of physical and psychological side-effects. Most obviously, there is little more stressful than thinking about how much time you have left, but there are umpteen more worries. Mindfulness …


Internet Archive releases more than 200 retro LCD, LED games

Finally, you can play the clunky Tiger Electronics games you used to love in your browser.<p>Toy stores, back when they existed, used to be filled with cheaply made handheld games. These games would often be played on simple LCD displays with an array of art assets that would turn off and on depending …


Intro to Mala Beads & Japa Meditation

Fashion meet meditaion.<br>What are mala beads? Why 108 beads? How are they used in meditation? How are they held?<br>You’ve seen them worn as jewelry, but …


Healthy diabetic diet

If you have diabetes, you know it can be difficult to manage. What exactly should you eat, and how much? What foods should you avoid?<p>In reality, a …


8 Things Highly Successful LinkedIn Users Are Doing Better Than Most People

There are unwritten rules of engagement on LinkedIn. Do you know what they are?<p>LinkedIn is currently the number one professional networking platform. With over 500 million profiles, it's also where hiring managers and recruiters go to find their next rockstar employee, freelancer, vendor, etc. The …


Atlassian's largest ever infrastructure project: CTO shares lessons learned

Migrations are never easy, so when Atlassian moved its two largest products to AWS, it developed a set of best practices.<p>Migrations are never easy, …

Cloud Computing

Move Over Brand, It's Time For Blockchain

A long time ago around the time of the first industrial revolution, Molly’s flour mill stopped selling her flour direct to the people in her village.<p>She wanted to sell to more people than would stop by the back of her farm kitchen, so she packaged her flour up, and sent it around the county in tins …


The simple way to calm your mind - in minutes

Taking a moment out of your day to focus on your breathing is all it takes<p>We’ve all come to a point during a particularly tough day when we feel as …

News (Ireland)

10 Best High-Protein Vegetables You Should Start Eating Today

On my weight loss healing journey, my starting place for radically transforming my health was to eat real foods, especially vegetables.<p>Within a few weeks of eating real foods, especially protein-rich vegetables (in combination with other healthy protocols), I began to have more energy and to feel …


Tofu Vs Paneer: Which Is Healthier For Weight Loss

Tofu or paneer... which is healthier? The choice seems quite difficult to make. Paneer is a dairy product which is consumed widely in all parts of …


18 Fast, Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Mustard, Avocado, and Dill on a Whole-Wheat Muffin With Boiled Egg<p>Everything's better with avocado on top—including a warm and toasty whole-wheat …

Healthy Eating

7 of the best foods to banish insomnia and help you sleep (plus what to avoid)

What you should (and shouldn't) eat before bed<p>There's nothing worse than lying awake at night willing sleep to come. It can be hell on earth if it's …


Sophrology Is The Latest Wellness Trend Busting Your Stress One Breathing Technique At A Time

And breathe...<p>Between being mindful, practicing clean breathing and attending our bi-weekly yoga classes, our attempts at wellness are actually going …


What Is Blockchain?

An overview of the technology everyone is talking about.<p>Blockchain might seem like magical fairy dust that companies throw about that suddenly sparks …


No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …