Ashraf Rajab

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The Dangerous Approach Of Living Without Purpose

Nothing gives a person inner wholeness and peace like a distinctunderstanding of where they are going.<p>Robert Bryne once observed, “The purpose of life is a life of purpose.”<p>In order to get somewhere, you need to define your end goal. That is essential. And the sooner you define it, the clearer …

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Avocado Pizza Is Here to Give Cauliflower Pizza a Run for Its Money

Avocado has been creeping into our diet in interesting ways for quite some time now. Once reserved for outrageous guacamoles, the antioxidant-rich superfood eventually made its way into toast territory and has been integrated into <i>all</i> kinds of tasty snacks since then: ice cream, chocolate, lattes, …

Healthy Eating

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

11 simple tips for being more productive that don't feel like work

You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity.<p>You're utterly exhausted due in part to dehydration and largely attributed to lack of sleep, you can't quite satisfy …

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few -- the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

The Healthiest Soup You Can Make Tonight, According to a Nutritionist

<b>Prepare for the cold weather ahead with our 18 favorite winter soup recipes.</b>

Weather

8 Yoga Poses That Can Improve Your Digestive Health Effectively

Unhealthy digestive system is a condition suffered by many but talked about by few. Apart from being extremely unpleasant and painful, digestive …

What foods should I eat when I catch a cold or fever?

<b>The question</b><p>Is it true that you should "feed a cold"? What foods I should eat when I'm sick? Is there a supplement I can take to recover faster?<p><b>The answer</b><p>It's an axiom that dates back hundreds of years: Feed a cold, starve a fever. Yet its origin is vague and its scientific basis is tenuous.<p>It's …

A 10-Minute Workout For Your Abs That Doesn’t Involve A Single Crunch Or Plank

If you're looking for a workout for abs that'll actually make a difference, your form plays a big role. See, crunches and planks—the standard abs …

This Redesigned Map Of U.S. Train Routes Might Make You Actually Want To Take Amtrak

You might not have known it from the old map, but you can actually get to a lot of places by train (if you’re willing to take a while).<p>If it’s hard to picture the U.S. with a high-speed rail network like China’s–with trains going 186 miles an hour, and rail trips more than 70% faster than they are …

Fall for Fall's Other Fruit With These 17 Pear Recipes

Around this time of year, when orchards begin to overflow with sweet, juicy fruit, it's apples that get most of the attention, but I'm even more excited for pears. Pears come in just as many delicious varieties as apples, and they have plenty of uses in the kitchen other than eating out of hand. …

8 Ways To Have A Sexy-As-Hell Relationship Outside Of The Bedroom

<i>YourTango shares ways to keep the sensuality alive in your relationship.</i><p>Sex in a relationship is definitely important. And yes, you can just take 20 …

Healthy houseplants

Here are 12 houseplants that can improve air indoors.

Plants

25 DIY Projects to Tackle Before Summer Ends

Now's the time to wrap up these home improvement projects before the weather turns.<p>You've still got a few weeks left to tackle those last-minute DIY projects you've been meaning to get to all summer.

Home Improvement

21 People Reveal The Best Relationship Advice They Ever Received

August 23, 2016 | 3 Comments » | Topics: Dating<p><b>1.</b>When you’re going down the pub with your mates and you expect to be back around 11 tell her you’ll …

Relationships

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …

Apps

I’m a doctor who lost a tooth because I didn’t floss enough. We should all keep flossing.

America doesn’t need any excuses to slack off on dental hygiene.<p>Last week, the Associated Press reported that there’s little scientific evidence to show regular flossing is important for plaque reduction. Reluctant flossers rejoiced: If the government had no data to prove flossing prevents gum …

Anna Victoria's 3 best moves for a strong core

A strong body starts with a strong core. While the plank is often called one of the best core training exercises, you shouldn't stop there! The key to strengthening your core and getting results it to target it from all sides and with various movements.<p>Here are three creative and effective ways to …

11 essentials to take with you the next time you go hiking

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Summer is in full swing, giving us the opportunity to plan day trips out in the sun, enjoying the warm weather while it lasts. For many …

These Are the Worst Mistakes You Can Make When Organizing Your Home

<b>Do you have any other foolproof organization tips? Share them with us.</b>

6 Networking Tips for Introverts

I’ve always been a closeted introvert. I see networking events as the “necessary evil” part of the freelance lifestyle. Walking around and having …

8 Reasons Eating Sweet Potatoes Is the Best Thing You Could Do For Your Health

Ever wondered why ancient South and Central American civilizations had a soft spot for sweet potatoes? Sure, the delicious taste of the root vegetable is almost irresistible, but we have a feeling those early inhabitants of what's now Latin America knew a thing or two about its many benefits.<p>Did …

Nutrition

Don't Do What I Do: How Getting Out Of Sync Can Help Relationships

"Whatever! Just leave me alone!"<p>Tammy stomps her feet up the stairs to the bedroom. A few moments later she slams the door, leaving for work. Jack is exasperated, angry and hurt. He wanted to rush outside and demand that Tammy treat him with respect. He imagined giving her the silent treatment …

Retire for Half the Cost in These 5 Countries

If you're getting close to retirement, but you're planning on working an extra couple of years because you just "don't have the money," think again. …

European Travel

Here’s How You Can Get a Flight to Europe for $150

If you’re already thinking about how you’re going to spend your time away from the office this holiday season, please allow us to offer up a few suggestions: Why not catch a show in London’s West End or take a wander along the picturesque canals of Amsterdam? Or maybe spend a few days totally …

Northern Lights

I Tried A 2-Week Sleep Cleanse. Here's What Happened.

Sleep isn't my thing. I'm a night owl by nature, and I usually crawl into bed around 1 or 2 AM. My kids wake me up at sunrise, and I stumble to the kitchen in a fog, brew a pot of coffee, and promise myself I'll go to bed earlier that night. But it never happens. Burning the midnight oil is my "me …

Time I

Signs You've Found Your Life Partner

We've been socialized to swoon over flowers, chocolates, and other romantic gestures. "But romance only takes a relationship so far," says Toni Coleman, psychotherapist and relationship coach. "Successful relationships happen when we choose with our heads as well as our hearts. In fact, what we …