Vishnu Kumar

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7 Things People With Anxiety Want You To Know

'Anxiety is sometimes in the background of my life, barely discernible, and sometimes standing right next to me, breathing down my neck.'<p>If a friend …

A Level-Headed Discussion of Capitalism vs. Socialism

Capitalism isn't Bad, Even if Some Capitalists Are<p>Bernie Sanders came to my town of Lexington, Kentucky, earlier this month. Thousands of supporters showed up, and in this week's state Democratic primary, a mere couple thousand votes separated him from the frontrunner. The self-described …

Middle-class

The 4 Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success doesn’t occur in a vacuum. In reality, there are a number of factors that lead to the success of an entrepreneur. Hard work and drive are always necessary for entrepreneurial success, but your personal improvement …

Motivation

Body Language and Emotional Intelligence are Overrated. Here's What Really Matters

Shrugs, eye rolls, getting a vibe, reading the clues. All important. This is even more important.<p>The clerk used a word I won't repeat here.<p>I was buying a pair of jeans, and I will admit it was a chaotic day in the store. I had a credit card I've used way to often, and the magnetic strip is a bit …

Emotional Intelligence

What life is like when you don’t feel real

<i>This week (May 16-22) is Mental Health Awareness Week, with “relationships” as the theme. We’ll be running features all week about the mental health of those close to you, the mental health of the artists that inspire you and the different ways that communities and individuals deal with the issue.</i> …

Why I'm Optimistic About Our Climate Future

<i>The Krafla Lava Fields in Myvatn, Iceland</i><p>By Maximilian DeArmon<p>In March 2016, future leaders gathered for a few days in Iceland - the land of Vikings, volcanoes, black beaches, lava fields, green moss, ice caves, glaciers and geothermal energy. These high school students were traveling with EF …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.<p>If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that …

Creativity

How not to talk to someone with anxiety

As part of mental health awareness week, we asked people with anxiety to explain the most and least helpful things to say<p>In the UK a third of Britons now experience an anxiety disorder at some stage in their life. But, despite its growth, how well do we really understand it?<p>As part of mental health …

Depression

10 Nerd-Gasmic Life Hacks

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life hacks are defined as uncommon tips and tricks to do something better or faster. I’m a nerdy geek when it comes to figuring out how to hack my life. I used different life hacks while in prison (6 Prison Life Hacks That Will …

Hacking

The Best Technology for Meditation

When you think of meditation, you probably don’t think of technology. We’ve been taught to power off our electronics when we’re trying to decompress, but now a few companies are using gadgets to help you clear your mind and improve your mood faster and more efficiently than traditional meditation …

Is All Sugar Bad for You?

Google "too much sugar" and you get 132 <i>million</i> results. That's because the war on sugar is in full force and effect, and more people than ever before …

Nutrition

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

Apple is ditching an update that has been killing iPads

iOS 9.3.2 was released this week, including features like Night Shift mode and Low Power mode. But some iPad Pro users also reported that it left their devices totally unusable — displaying an "Error 56" message that can't be removed. It can't even be solved by restoring the tablet from iTunes, a …

8 must have data science skills

Harvard business review declared the job of a data scientist as the sexiest job of the 21st century. In this post, I am going to show you what data …