Surabhi Swarup

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Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

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12 Ways to Revamp Your Self-Worth

When you have spent significant time in any type of unhealthy emotional environment it is easy to lose track of your worth. If you were given too little, you may view yourself as not good enough. If you have been starving for the love you never received you may be extremely hard on yourself and …

9 Little-Known Habits of Confident People

<i>"With confidence, you have won before you have started." -- Marcus Garvey</i><p>Confidence is often the single differentiator between people who get what they want and people who don't. Those who think and believe they can do something -- run a marathon, start an entrepreneurial venture, ask someone out …

The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners

As Juan Manuel Fangio exited the chicane before the blind Tabac corner in the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, he stomped on the brake. It was a counterintuitive reaction for a racing driver exiting a corner — but one that likely saved his life. By slowing down he avoided plowing into a multi-car pile-up, …

8 Tips to Help You Come Home with Great Travel Photos

In this article I will talk about travel photography and how you can take great images of everything when you travel. I’m not talking about camping …

How to Start Your Week Successfully

Nobody enjoys Monday. It’s officially been labeled as the, blunt reminder that your weekend of leisurely activities is now over and you must spend …

18 Amazing Foods For A Long Life

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4 Ways to Remember Everything You Learn

If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …

5 Templates for Overdue Email Response

Raise your hand if, at this very moment, you have at least one email you should’ve already sent—a day ago, a week ago, even (eek!) a month ago.<p>I know …

The Tried-and-True Guide to Surviving a Layoff

Losing your job can be one of the most unexpected and confidence-crushing experiences you’ll have in your working life. But, going through it doesn’t …

13 Highly Useful Skills You Can Learn in a Minute

Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it’s super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, …

Simple things you can do in your 20s to prevent regrets in your 30s and 40s

I've given this question a lot of thought, so I'm grateful to have the opportunity to answer it ... and have the chance to compose my ideas on the subject.<p>I think there are things that I could have done in my 20s that would have put me light years ahead in my 30s and 40s.<p>If I could go back in time …

8 Things That Make You Happier: Backed by Research

Wouldn’t you love a real list of things that make you happier? Here’s what scientific research says will work:<p><b>1) Thank Someone</b><p>First thing in the …

8 Mojito Recipes to Make All Summer Long

<i>Header image: Satsuma Mojito from CHOW</i>A traditional Cuban drink, a classic mojito is white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint leaves. …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

8 Inspiring Instagram Accounts to Follow and Learn From

Typically, when we discuss social media networks, it’s in regard to marketing our businesses, engaging with our target markets or some other …

Brew a Better Batch of Iced Tea: Don't Make These Mistakes

Whether you like it sweet or just plain strong, there are a few common mistakes you should avoid when making iced tea.<p>Whether you like it sweetened or strong, it's hard to deny the allure of a perfectly-chilled glass of iced tea. Bottled teas are often filled with preservatives and artificial …

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25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

<i>By Laura Woods, Contributor</i><p>While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds so that you can have even more …

How Successful People Handle Stress

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their own hands, and they wouldn’t have it any other way.<p>The second …

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10 Foods You're Probably Eating Wrong

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5 Super Easy Dinners That’ll Help You Lose 5 Pounds

Can you guess the secret ingredient they all share?<p>Losing weight isn't easy; just ask Ali Maffucci, who lost about 60 pounds a few years ago by going vegan, only to gain it all back. The next time she set out to get to a healthy weight, she tried a different strategy: working out consistently and …

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Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

10 Ways to Boost Your Productivity at Work

Work smarter and get the job done<p>Want to boost productivity, enjoy more time off, and jumpstart your career? Focus on these easy ways to work smarter—and get the job done.<p><b>Waste Your Coworkers' Time</b>Take 15 minutes a day to talk about the ball game, ask about their kids, make plans for lunch. People …

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6 Navy SEAL Tips to Achieve Mental Strength

Navy SEALs reveal their secrets for mental toughness and strength.<p>Justin Miller<p>Master Chief Will Guild, a 27-year Navy SEAL veteran, mentors incoming SEAL candidates. The six key values he imparts to future special operators apply to any walk of life.<p><b>Put Teammates First</b>"This is an exoteric …

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5 Steps to Land a New Job

Cut through the competition with these tips<p>Competition is fierce. To learn how to cut through it, we follow a single post on monster.com to see how one man scores a gig—and how you can, too.<p>The man: Brad Senecal, a 2008 University of Connecticut grad with a dual degree in business administration …

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5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

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EU ministers meet for crisis talks after hundreds of migrants drown in Mediterranean

Italy’s prime minister called for an emergency European summit this week to deal with the deepening migrant crisis off its southern coast after as many as 950 men, women and children were feared to have drowned in a Mediterranean shipwreck.<p>With the crisis set to dominate a meeting of European Union …

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59 amazing things you can do with baking soda

We write a lot about miracle products, from coconut oil to Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps.<p>But baking soda is the original when it comes to miracle products, dating all the way back to the ancient Egyptians who used a similar sodium carbonate mixture as soap.<p>It's one of the cheapest things you can buy …

When You Realize You’ll Never Get Your Dream Job

I once had dreams of becoming like Bruce Springsteen. Now, at age 62, I write about him, go to his shows, sing along to his songs in my car, teach my children about his significance, use his works in my Wharton classes, and even serve as a Guest DJ on <i>E Street Radio</i>. But despite my earlier wishes to …

21 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p><i>(Note: Some of these features may only be available in iOS 8 and higher)</i>