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7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Germany’s favourite fast food

Regardless of the sausage’s fame, it seems that Germans can’t get enough of the döner kebab.<p>It’s nearly impossible to visit Germany and not eat Currywurst or Bratwurst, two ubiquitous sausage dishes. But regardless of the sausage’s fame, it seems that Germans can’t get enough of the döner kebab.<p>The …

Germany

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we lose sight of our goal. Ultimately, we slide back into the status quo.<p>…

India’s auspicious flowers

Jasmine isn’t just cultivated in Madurai; it’s a way of life, an art form that is inseparable from worship, local lore, and ancient and contemporary culture.<p>I met Dhanalakshmi outside Periyar bus stand in central Madurai as the sun was rising over the South Indian city, warming the cool, crisp air …

India

How To Meditate: Meditation Made Simple For Beginners

Why meditate?<p>Meditation is a powerful tool that can reduce stress, help our physical health, ease chronic pain and support better sleep. Meditation has also been proven to improve mental and emotional wellbeing.<p>On a deeper level, meditation can help open us to the cosmic universe (or spiritual …

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

Lao-Tzu’s 10 Ways to Find Happiness And Peace of Mind

Lao-Tzu also known as Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher, and the author of the book Tao Te Ching, which is the base of the religion Taoism. …

Spirituality

6 Terrible Habits That Destroy Your Productivity (and Happiness)

If you want to excel at your work, stop doing these things immediately.<p>In today's interconnected and increasingly mobile world, people need no longer be confined to their offices. You can work anytime you like wherever you happen to be. But that very freedom has also resulted in some very bad …

100+ Free English Grammar Tutorials, PDF & eBooks

Sophia SMITH Reply<p>10:47 PM A+ A-<p>http://www.imustread.com/2016/08/english-grammar-tutorials-ebooks.html<p>Want to learn English grammar? Or thinking of …

Language Learning

Ten books to read in August

Novels, short stories and a biography of the Kennedy who became a British aristocrat – these are the ten titles that should sit on your shelf this month.

Books

Are You Thinking Too Much?

<b>Are you thinking too much?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p>Rest your weary head.<p><i>Why?</i><p>The traditional saying that's this week's practice has been sinking in for me lately. Thoughts have been swirling around like a sandstorm about work, things I've been reading, household tasks, finances, concerns about people, a yard …

Frugal Living-10 Ways to Save Money in the Bathroom

Frugal living includes saving money in all areas of our homes. Here’s 10 tips to save money on items that you regularly purchase for the bathroom.<p>1. …

151 Easy Ways To Save Money Today

<b>Saving money can be easier said than done. You might have every intention of boosting your savings rate (which as you know, is the key to getting</b> …

How to Grow Tea In Your Own Garden

<b>This piece originally appeared on</b> <b>Fix.com</b><b>.</b><p>The next time you brew a cup of tea in the morning for a quick pick-me-up, use an herbal blend to ease …

7 Habits of Highly Frugal People

People who pay off their debt and achieve financial independence don't succeed by accident. They establish habits that allow them to consistently …

10 real rejection letters successful people have received

Best-selling author J.K. Rowling recently tweeted that she pinned her first rejection letter to her kitchen wall because it gave her something in common with her favorite writers.<p>Before her Harry Potter series sold more than 450 million copies, won innumerable awards, was made into a hit movie …

J. K. Rowling

How To Figure Out Which Of The 8 Types Of Intelligence You Fall Under

Did you know that intelligence can be categorized in eight different ways? Dr. Howard Gardner, a developmental psychologist at Harvard, developed the …

Artificial Intelligence
Employment

Why Should You Meditate?

Meditation has been gaining incredible momentum in recent years. Perhaps you've been wanting to try meditation but feel hesitant. This is understandable considering the fact that we place so much emphasis on <i>producing more</i>, and <i>working more</i>. We often hear from people comments such as, "I'd love to …

8 Things You Might Not Know about Bhutan

<i>Interested in traveling Bhutan? Come travel Bhutan with me 11-13 December 2017, to witness the annual Druk Wangyel Festival!</i><p>Since opening its doors …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

101 quotes on success from some of the world's most accomplished people

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

5 Amazing Adventures For Your Southeast Asia Bucket List

Southeast Asia is an adventure traveler's dream destination. You can eat like a king for a few bucks, explore unbelievable landscapes, and see remnants of some of the planet's most ancient civilizations. Check out our list of 5 Must-Do Adventures in Southeast Asia and book your flight today!<p>1. Hike …

Asia Travel

6 Things We Learn From Backpacking

I have always been comfortable throwing myself out of my comfort zone. Maybe more comfortable out of my comfort zone than in it.<p>All my life, I dreamed of traveling, I hungered for the big world waiting for me out there so when I finished school at 18, the only thing I knew for sure was that I …