Astha Shrestha

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How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Graphic Design

If you want to be smarter, build in an hour of daily contemplation

The word “genius” is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it’s often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius—and we should—but it’s about time we stopped …

Self-improvement

How to Create Abstract Art

How to Create Abstract Art and Have a Blast Doing it!<p><b>What IS Abstract Art?</b><p>How to create abstract art starts first with knowing exactly what “abstract …

Neuroscientist explains how your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

In this recently released TED Talk, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains the intricacies of human consciousness and how we all are constantly …

Piano Basics: Necessary Skills for the Non-Pianist

At some point in your musical journey, regardless of what instrument you play, you’ll find yourself in front of that 88-keyed beast we call a piano. …

Piano

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

How to Develop a Psychology of Resilience

<i>“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.” —</i> Henry David …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

7 must-know painting techniques for artists

You've learnt how to draw a range of subjects, assembled all the necessary tools, set up your own workspace and you're ready to start your artistic …

Stop taking pictures and start drawing!

How your drawings come to life<p>Some drawings look fresh and alive while others … don’t. <b>What is their secret?</b> Let’s look at cameras first.<p>This is what …

Drawing

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

5 Creative Alternatives to Hotels While Traveling

Calling all wanderers, free spirits and boho babes: The open road is beckoning, and adventure is the only true destination. Maybe it’s just summer excitement and #vanlife that’s got us obsessively looking at Instagram vacays, but these overnight travel options have got us breaking all of our …

Travel

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

5 Yoga Poses That Come With Serious Beauty Benefits

<i>Ready to do something new with your look? All month long we're asking our 25 favorite influencers to share their 25 best beauty ideas for spring. Look out for the 25x25 logo here on Lipstick and on our social channels—@get_lipstick on Instagram and @glamourmag on Snapchat—for exclusive tips,</i> …

7 Surprising Reasons Why You Fail To Be Productive

Another day soars by and you’re finding it hard to relax.Your to-do list never shrinks and you’re constantly finding new things to add to it. You …

10 awesome cities you can fly to for dirt-cheap this spring

This spring, new routes from major carriers like American, JetBlue, United, and Virgin America will mean big savings on service both in the U.S. and abroad.<p>Here are the 10 routes with the best potential for bargains.

Use the Rubber Band Method to Build Better Habits Every Day

Building better habits requires reminders. You need something to help you keep your new habits at the forefront of your mind until they’re cemented …

The 50 Best Songs of 2015

MONEY<p>"You Look Like A Sad Painting On Both Sides Of The Sky"<p>The return of MONEY this year saw a re-energised Jamie Lee channelling Rothko …

Neuroscience's New Consciousness Theory Is Spiritual

"Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality" -Carl Sagan<p>It appears that we are approaching a unique time in the history of man and science where empirical measures and deductive reasoning can actually inform us spiritually. Integrated Information …

9 Things Professional Organizers Do Every Day

There's a reason they never lose their keys.<p>We're not sure if organizing pros are born or made, but good news: Tova Weinstock (aka "Tidy Tova") bets on the latter. The professional organizer says that anyone can make a few tiny changes to their everyday routine to get (and keep) their house in …

Productivity

15 apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

Europe's Cheapest Cities This Year

(Photo: Vilnius, Lithuania/Shutterstock)<p>You've heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it's been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you go to make the most of the strong dollar?<p>Every year, PriceOfTravel.com updates its Europe …