Dinda Kamil

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Japanese ‘Ikigai’ Philosophy Could Be the Secret Formula to a Long and Happy Life

Many of us spend our entire lives trying to achieve happiness and the perfect life balance to leave us fulfilled. So what is the key to living a full, fruitful life? In Japan, a concept called <i>ikigai</i> is central to finding one’s satisfaction and meaning in life. In fact, <i>ikigai</i> translates to “reason …

Mom's Cheesecake

My mom is a terrific cook. I always looked forward to big family dinners, not just for seeing relatives but because I knew she would be making the …

Our Top Slow-Cooker Soup Recipes to Make in 2018

Baby it’s cold outside.<p>There’s nothing like a slow-cooker recipe to help you out during busy weeks. Simply add the ingredients, press a button, and …

On Sea and Sand: 16 Beach-set Books to Read Right Now

Wendy Wax<p>In her latest installment to the Ten Beach Road Series, the beloved Ten Beach Road ladies are forced to rent out their beach house Bella Flora, after the loss of their renovation-turned-reality-TV show Do Over. After moving into cottages at the Sunshine Hotel and Beach Club, the ladies …

Books

Two new 'Harry Potter' books to hit stores in fall

The books will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first magical novel.<p>On Oct. 20, 1997, the world of Muggles was changed …

A Newly Discovered Mark Twain Story Is Coming And It's So Beautiful

The author's unfinished notes were discovered by a scholar and transformed into a beautiful children's book.

Mark Twain

13 Trendy DIY Concrete Projects for a Dashing Home Makeover

For most of us DIY projects offer temporary solutions; a stop-gap idea until you replace your not so refined creation with something bought from the …

The Secret Netflix Codes That Let You Unlock Hidden TV And Movie Categories

If you were getting bored of the normal Netflix genres -- dramas, comedies, horror movies -- then read on for this life hack.<p>By just tacking a number …

The 25 greatest disaster movies of all time

It's a big week for disaster movies, what with both <i>Geostorm</i> and <i>Only the Brave</i> opening wide in theaters across the U.S. And you could say that the two films reflect the wide spectrum of titles that are usually grouped under the term "disaster movie."<p><i>Only the Brave</i> is based on a true story, and …

Paramount Pictures

How to Make a Living Room Feel More Livable

For many of us, a formal living room is a thing of the past. Today’s spaces need to be multi-functional, offering a place to lounge, dine, …

7 Kitchen Storage Ideas to Steal from Real-Life Tiny Houses

(Image credit: Dwell)<p>While most of us probably couldn't stand the idea of living in a tiny house, we can all stand to take some ideas from these …

Creative Ways to Add Plants to Even a Tiny Kitchen

Nothing adds life (literally and aesthetically) to a space quite like plants. And in a kitchen, plants can serve a double purpose, because if you …

14 Key Decorating Strategies

Strategy No. 1: Choose pieces with meaning<p>When Jason and Jill Williams hired a firm to design their home, they clearly stated that the theme was …

Home Decorating

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don't live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn't have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have shared their best tips for living life to the fullest before you hit middle age. All you have to do is heed their advice.<p>We checked out some of those …

9 Lies We Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Telling Ourselves

The first one is "I'm not smart enough." But that's totally not true, right?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Far too many of us entrepreneurs want to be the “rock." We don’t want anyone to think we have any weakness. This means that we keep our problems and struggles to …

13 Things Adults Regret Doing As Teenagers — And Hate Watching Today's Teens Make The Same Mistakes

"Literally nobody is going to care what you have or haven't done in high school once you're out of it."<p>Trying to navigate life as a teenager is …

17 Things We All Must Do Before It’s Too Late In Life

<b>1. Tell your crush you love them before they find someone else.</b><p><b>2. Quit your job before you start hating it.</b><p><b>3. Travel to your dream destination before</b> …

13 questions that will change your life

When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard …

These Five Things Trap Us in Unhappiness (Here's How to Overcome Each)

Happiness can be tricky enough to lasso. Why make it harder for ourselves by getting caught in these traps?<p>In this column, I've written about the Happiness Equation (Happiness = Reality - Expectations) and the importance of working/living with a sense of autonomy for true happiness.<p>An exclusive …

These 8 Things Suck the Happiness Out of Your Workplace. Here's How to Control Them

That old saying that you're the master of your fate just happens to be true.<p>From Google's nap pods to Nike's basketball court, modern companies are going way (sometimes way, way) over the top to try to keep employees cheery. But when push comes to shove, controlling these eight factors might matter …

You don’t need work-life balance to be successful—you need these 4 things instead

According to a recent study of young executives by HubSpot, one in two people say that they need to improve their work-life balance.<p>One in two people …

5 things mentally strong people don't do

Self-help

The 6 High Performance Habits that Make People Extraordinary

All successful people share six common, consistent habits regardless of their area of expertise. Everyone can emulate them.

Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta Recipe

<b>You’ll Need:</b><p>1 lb of spaghetti.<br>1 ½ lbs of peeled and deveined medium shrimp.<br>1 ½ tbsps of olive oil.<br>3 minced cloves of garlic.<br>3 tsps of paprika.<br>1 tbsp …

Best Ever Honey Garlic Butter Salmon In Foil

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Position a rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat oven to 375°F | 190°C. Line a baking tray / sheet with a large piece of foil, big enough …

15 Satisfying Soups Easy Enough to Make on a Weeknight

There is one dish that appears pretty consistently on my weekly meal plan, and that is soup. Almost every week, there is a night designated for it — …

Peanut Butter Caramel Swirled Brownies

Bring the cream to a simmer over low heat in a small saucepan. Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan over high heat and cook, without …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

13 Of The Best Movies To Watch When You're In A Bad Mood

Go on, escape reality.<p>Feeling blue? Flip on your favorite films.<p>Not only do they trigger a feeling of nostalgia, they can also make you feel pretty joyful. Research shows your most beloved movies are irresistible to your brain. In other words, it's human nature to have the urge to re-watch films …