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How to explore Kerala’s backwaters

Our recommendations will help you explore its labyrinthine route differently<p><b>Cruise the backwaters</b><p>Check in to a traditional houseboat or kettuvalam. …

Kareena Kapoor

Career mistakes to avoid: Never use these 10 red flag phrases on a resume or cover letter

Describing yourself in a cover letter or resume as a "well-seasoned team player" who is an "exceptional communicator" and is "results driven" could …

Employment

4 Behavioral Interview Questions That Reveal What a Job Candidate Is Really Like

Especially if you ask the right follow-up questions.<p>Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a lot insincere.<p>That's the problem with only …

Career Development

God's Own Country Kerala - Experiencing the Wilderness of South India

Kerala, among the world’s top 10 paradise listed by the National Geographic Traveler, boasts of a unique topography and culture. As an Indian who …

Where to go on holiday in 2017: the hot list

Travel,United Kingdom holidays,North and Central America holidays,Asia,Europe holidays,Africa holidays<p>Independence days and revolutions, new trails stretching across nations, capitals of culture, inaugural flights and the new Elvis hotel …<br>40 places to inspire your 2017 travel plans

Travel

15 Things You Must Give Up To Be Happy & Happier - OLBlog

Being happy should be simple! Give up things for happiness? Maybe it sounds some insane rules to become happier, But if you really want to be happy, …

Karma Bliss Founder Devi Brown Shares The 5 Most Important Meditation Tips For Beginners

Before I first spoke to Devi Brown, I had never really meditated. Sure, I’d been in seminars and meetings where we were supposed to be quiet and …

21 of the most creative résumés we've ever seen

To combat that, many job seekers with coding and design experience go to extreme — and extremely creative — lengths to stand out and demonstrate their skills.<p>It's a risk: Not every hiring manager is going to be on board with an unconventional approach. But as the creators of these masterpieces …

16 Productive Habits You Can Practice in Less Than 30 Minutes

Here are a few easy ways you can tweak your weekly routine to be healthier and happier.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Improving your life doesn't have to be about making one big gesture. Instead, it's something you …

Productivity

This Quick Mental Exercise Will Bring You Immediate Clarity & Motivation

<i>This column is by Journalist & Consultant Benjamin Hardy</i><p>A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed. …

Motivation

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

3 Workouts For Stronger, Pain-Free Knees

Sore knees are a fact of life for too many people. But the biggest mistake you can make is avoiding exercise. These 3 workouts are designed to strengthen sore knees—keeping you going strong without the pain.<p><b>WORKOUT # 1: Stairs & Stretch</b> <b><br>EXPERT:</b> Katy Bowman, MS, director of the Restorative Exercise …

30 Awesome British Slang Terms You Should Start Using Immediately

British slang is a niche of its own, evolving and transforming and adapting from city to city and from year to year, just as the English language …

Language

TCL FS4610R (Roku TV) review: A better smart TV for the best price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The TCL FS4610R series Roku TV delivers the simplest, slickest, most comprehensive smart-TV experience on the market. Its superb user interface puts apps and streaming video on the same plane as regular TV. It's also less expensive than just about any other smart TV.<p><b>The Bad</b> Mediocre …

Even If Your Goals Seem Out of Reach, Stay Motivated With These 6 Strategies

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Aug. 29, 2014</i><p>I’ve been working on one project in particular for what seems like forever now -- and I’m growing frustrated. I have nothing to show for my hard work. The project feels as if it …

Motivation

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

4 Things Your Dog Can Teach You About Customer Retention

When I take my dog for a walk, he may be the one on the leash, but he's definitely the one who walks me. He decides where we go, how fast we get there and when it's time to go home.<p>Marketing professionals are used to this. While it may seem like we have the power because we hold the leash -- we …

6 ways Google Alerts can help you land a job

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When it comes to cracking the hidden job market (where openings aren’t advertised), …

Employment

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …