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The 38 Most Inspiring Quotes I Know

Words of wisdom to keep you pushing forward.<p>No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:<p>1. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” -Mother Teresa<p>2. “I’ve …

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

Why 2017 is the year to visit Kathmandu

<b>Why go now?</b><p>There’s a compelling reason for visiting in 2017. Every rupee spent in hotels and restaurants, shops, taxis or temples is helping …

Top 15 DIY Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

How to Get Google to Quit Tracking You

Google still tracks you, even when you think you've opted out. Here's how to actually turn off Google's tracking abilities for Google Maps on both …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Story of cities #26: Delhi's modernist dream proves a far-fetched fantasy

The planners of independent India’s new capital failed spectacularly in their attempt to create a poverty-free modernist utopia. Their legacy is a sprawling city awash with slums and hampered by bureaucracy<p>In the late hours of 14 August 1947, on the eve of Indian independence, Jawaharlal Nehru …

How to schedule your day for maximum productivity after a bad night's sleep

And the unfortunate reality is that even though you feel like crap the next day, you still have to show up at the office, ready to give 110%.<p>But even though the thought of working an eight-hour day may seem impossible, it turns out that there are things you can do to get through it.<p>Here's how sleep …

11 Clutter Magnets That Are Secretly Making Your Home A Mess

A clean home is a happy home, and we could all use a little more happy.<p>Unless you've perfected the art of tidying up like Marie Kondo has, your house probably gets messy just a little too easily. Even after a spring cleaning sweep, it seems like your place returns to its default disheveled mode in …

12 Buddhist Books To Read On Your Path To Enlightenment

Dive in to this ancient spiritual tradition.<p>Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight. Following in the Buddha's …

116 Profound Deepak Chopra Quotes

Deepak Chopra is an Indian American author, public speaker, doctor, and philosopher.<p>He is one of the best-known and wealthiest figures in the …

Spirituality

Why Indians suffer from constipation

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>Follow these basics instead of running after specialised treatments.<p>LIFE<p>| Hello, Health | 4-minute read | …

The Signs of Spiritual Awakening

To be awake in life means the we are fully conscious in the present moment. Whatever we do, we do it fully consciously, focusing with all our …

100% solar-powered super villa makes Arab housing sustainable again

After oil ushered in an era of excess, many people in the Middle East stopped building sensible homes adapted to harsh weather conditions. But a …

5 Essential Reads on Public Speaking

Credit<p>We've all been there: hours, minutes, maybe even moments away from giving a presentation or speech to a large audience. Maybe you've done this a few times before, maybe it's a completely new thing -- but regardless, you're probably feeling some nerves.<p>It's perfectly normal to feel nervous …

Public Speaking

17 Healthy Ways to Lose Weight Fast

No crash diets allowed.<p>Sustainable weight loss doesn't happen overnight (and if it does, it's probably self-destructive). But if you're anxious to lose weight for a legit reason, follow these painless tips to improve your diet, streamline your workouts, and shed weight *the healthy way*.<p><b>1. Pregame</b> …

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

7 Netflix Documentaries Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

<i>This piece originally appeared on The Hustle.com.</i><p>Netflix (nflx) is great for Friday nights spent on the couch, long study breaks in the library, and</i> …

12 Steps to Clear the (Mental and Physical) Clutter From Your Life

Make time and space for what really matters with this step-by-step guide.<p>Clutter, both mental and physical, is a productivity and a joy killer. And you don't have to take my word for it. Here's what one study out of Princeton concluded about clutter:<p>"If you want to focus to the best of your ability …

Some Deep Truths About Time Management

We're well and truly into the new year.<p>Many of us will have designed resolutions, visions and goals.<p>And some of us will already have "slipped up" on them by now.<p>What makes some new intentions stick, while others seem to fall by the wayside?<p>Is it a question of will, of habit formation, or something …

A 7-day guide to the pursuit of happiness

It can take just minutes to break through a foul mood if you know the right tricks. Here are some scientifically tested methods to help you beat the blues.<p>In the drudgery of the everyday, it can be easy to become lost in boredom and self-pity. Yet some people seem remarkably resilient to life’s …

Happiness

5 Failures You Need to Experience If You Want to Succeed In Life

<i>If you are too afraid of failure, you can’t possibly do what needs to be done to be successful.</i>I fail far more than you might assume, especially …

9 Super Simple Ways to Declutter Your Space (and Life) for Good

You think you’re a clean person. You don’t leave dirty dishes in the sink—well, at least not often. You sweep occasionally. Heck, sometimes you even …

Minimalism

12 Work Hacks To Keep You Sharp And Focused Throughout The Day

Demolish that to-do list.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Let's be honest: Concentrating on work for eight hours straight is downright impossible.<p>An office is packed with …

Five reasons you're not losing weight

<i>Libby Weaver is the health expert Hugh Jackman called 'a one stop shop’ for wellbeing. In a new book, she explains the underlying factors that thwart dieters’ best-laid plans...</i><p>When Libby Weaver was studying dietetics and later biochemistry at the University of Sydney in Australia it was the late …

4 Ways Your Workout Should Change After You Turn 40

There’s no getting around biology: with the passage of time, we all become a little stiffer, squishier, wobblier. But that said, the 40-something you …

10 Happy Kitchens

Kitchens

Kerala Travel Guide: Where to go on a 7-day trip to God’s Own Country

The southern state of Kerala has something for every kind of traveller, which makes covering the state in a week nigh impossible. Which is why, we’re …

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