Jyoti Arora

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3 Badass Barbell Moves That Will Make You Stronger Than Ever

Never be afraid of the free weight area again.<p><b>Before you start, here's more info on how to do these moves safely and how to incorporate them into your workout.</b><p><b>To fit them into your workout:</b> Make each one the first lift of your workout when you're starting out; that way you'll have the energy to do …

Knees, stretching and heel-striking: three running myths debunked

How to avoid injury, reduce muscle soreness and improve your fitness<p>You can see the logic. For every stride a runner takes, pounding the pavement, it is the poor old knees soaking up the impact, destroying that cartilage, bit by bit, until he or she is a dead cert for arthritis. Yet the evidence …

We Played Apple's New Game That Teaches Kids How To Code

One recent evening, I spent my 40-minute commute guiding a friendly cyclops around a maze in search of gems. After moving the creature with a series …

Do More of This Exercise for a Better Memory, Science Says

A recent study reveals the workout that's good for both your body and your brain.<p>We already know that exercise can help make us smarter, happier, and less stressed. But all exercise is not created equal. If you're a time-crunched entrepreneur, might you like to know which kind of exercise is most …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Cleaning

The White House’s Pete Souza Has Shot Nearly 2M Photos of Obama, Here are 55 of His Favorites

For the last 8 years, Pete Souza has been the Official White House Photographer. Over the course of President Obama’s two terms, Souza estimates he …

If You Lift Weights, This Yoga Sequence Is a Must

Whether you work out at a CrossFit box or you lift heavy at the gym, your tight muscles could use some extra love to not only prevent injury but to ease sore muscle pain as well. This 17-pose sequence will target all the major muscle groups, so your body feels more flexible and open.

How Teachers Can Help 'Quiet Kids' Tap Their Superpowers

When Lily Shum was little, she dreaded speaking up in class. It wasn't because she didn't have anything interesting to say, or because she wasn't paying attention or didn't know the answer. She was just quiet.<p>"Every single report card that I ever had says, 'Lily needs to talk more. She is too …

Teaching

How the most powerful female politician in France used the BBC to show her contempt for Brexit democracy

Within a week of Britain’s historic referendum decision to leave the European Union, France’s most powerful female politician was on hand to put her neighbour right about democracy.<p>Ségolène Royal, the Socialist Energy and Environment Minister, insisted that the UK electorate had been “held hostage” …

The Leader of the Free World Is an Introvert. Here's How Obama Leads

As he wraps up his tenure, President Barack Obama shares that he is most productive in solitude. Here is how he leads while respecting his introversion.<p>Thanks in part to Susan Cain's groundbreaking book <i>Quiet</i>, there is plenty of discussion showing that the introverts among us can lead as well as the …

Four things you should know about Brexit (and beyond)

<i>Stephan Richter is publisher and editor-in-chief of The Globalist.</i><p><b>1. Little Britain</b><p>Far from the grand promises of the Leavers, the sovereign choice of the British people will prove to be a boomerang. Britain has always preferred to punch above its weight class, but it will find its traditional …

Toddler-Proof Your iPhone With This Quick Trick

In a parental pinch, iPhones and iPads make great pacifiers. That’s not to say you should let junior put Apple devices in his or her mouth, but their …

This Is What Food Does To Your Brain

Mind your food, friends!<p>Dr. Seuss once said, "You've got a brain in your head and feet in your shoes, you can eat any food you choose!"<p>Well, he actually said "steer yourself in any direction you choose," not "eat any food," but that's how we like to interpret it.<p>In all seriousness, thought, what …

Are you an ambivert? Here's how to harness that power in the workplace

Are you an extrovert or an introvert? It’s a question I’ve never been able to answer. I’ve had some of my best nights at raucous parties or festivals, in the middle of the dancefloor in a bright yellow dress. I’m also regularly horror-struck in noisy bars, baffled by the enjoyment around me, …

Abbas: 'The Bible says we were here before Abraham'

Archaeological evidence has long disproved any historical claims of Palestinian peoplehood, but the facts did not deter Palestinian Authority (PA) …

Israel

How These U.S. High School Students Hit the Big Time

<b>Teens awarded more than $1 million for scientific innovations at the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search, and for the first time in the event’s 75-year</b> …

7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You're Stressed

It's only Tuesday, and you're likely still drudging through the priorities and responsibilities Monday had to bring. But when it comes to to-do list, nothing is less empowering than getting down on yourself. Acting with fear, trepidation, and worry wastes valuable time not just in the workplace, …

Happiness

3 Types of Stocks You'll Probably Want to Own as Interest Rates Rise

The cat-and-mouse game between Wall Street and the Federal Reserve continued this week, with the Fed minutes from the central bank's April policy meeting showing that a lending rate hike in June may very well be on the table.<p>The Fed went into 2016 planning to lift rates four times during the course …

Islamic Terrorism Was Born on This Mountain 1,000 Years Ago

Long before ISIS or Al Qaeda, killers from a secret base attacked great cities all over the world and invented “assassin.” It took a feisty British …

101 Inspiring Mindfulness Quotes to Live By

“Living 24 hours with mindfulness is more worthwhile than living 100 years without it.”– The BuddhaMindfulness practice , at its foundation, is …

Mindfulness

Running For Weight Loss: Workout Modules And Extra Tips

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Weight Loss

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'What's the difference between an ETF and index fund?'

<i>What's the difference between an ETF and index fund, and which is better?</i><p>Great question. Before I delve into the specifics, let me give a little context as to why both can be good additions to an investment portfolio.<p>Two of the things that can help your investments weather a tough economy are time …

Investing

How to Release Painful Memories & Emotions Stored in Your Body

<b>“The cure for the pain is in the pain.” ~Rumi</b><p>Your body keeps a physical memory of all of your experiences.<p>You have lots of memories stored in your …

Self-help

20 Creative Bathroom Organizers Under $20

Spice racks for your nail polish = genius.<p>You don't have to spend a ton of money — and you <i>definitely</i> don't have to move — to get more storage space out of your bathroom. You just have to get creative and find ways to turn regular items into instant storage (hello, spice racks and shoe organizers!). …

'The Familiar Becomes New, the New Becomes Familiar': Changing Your Life Habits

In one of his Dharma speeches, my teacher Son Master Songdam uses the phrase "The familiar becomes new, the new becomes familiar" to describe the changes that occur through Son meditation practice. He says:<p>An ancient one has said, 'Where it is familiar becomes new. Where it is new becomes …

76 Mindfulness Quotes From His Holiness The Dalai Lama

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama (Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso) <b></b> was born on 6 July 1935 at Taktser village in the Republic of …

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

Travel

From Zero to 45 Days in a Row: How I Built a Habit of Daily Exercise

This year I’m focusing on habits to help me build new skills and look after my health. One of these habits is to do push-ups every morning. I went …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks