Lika Lopez

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How to Improve Your Grammar as a Writer

Grammar invokes passion. For some grammar sticklers, seeing a comma or apostrophe missing, or a sentence without subject-verb agreement, can make …

Creative Writing

Seven Budget-Friendly Things to do in San Juan, Puerto Rico

There’s a reason Puerto Rico is known as the “enchanted island”. It offers peaceful beaches, a tropical rainforest, unique nature, diverse culture, …

Puerto Rico

If You Want To Improve Your Overall Health, Take Care Of Your Stomach Acid First

We all have times in our lives when we get unexplained symptoms that come on either gradually or suddenly and many of us choose to ignore them in the …

Wellness

Letting Go of Anxiety (Video)

Life starts to slow down when the feelings of anxiety begin to creep up, and if you're faced with an important interview or a meeting, then "going in" anxious comes with the anticipation of a detrimental result. Meditation provides a fast and effective relief from emotions that are getting into the …

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

What’s the Difference Between a Psychopath and a Sociopath?

You see them on the movie screen; you read about them in the news. They’re calculating, charismatic, cold-hearted. But are they psychopaths or …

Avocado and Poached Egg Brunch Toast

Ingredients 2 Slices Whole Wheat Bread 1 Avocado Salt and Pepper (for seasoning) Pinch of Smoked Paprika (for seasoning) 2 Eggs 2 Tsp White Vinegar …

Breakfast

The 100 best films of the 21st century, according to 177 film critics

David Lynch’s narratively non-linear, néo-noir masterpiece <i>Mulholland Drive</i> has been named the best film of the 21st century to date by 177 film …

8 Surprising Uses For Rubbing Alcohol You Didn't Know

You’ve probably already known that there are many uses for rubbing alcohol. It makes an excellent abrasive cleaner for tough stains and all that… but …

University of Michigan

The Secret to Solving a Rubik's Cube in Under Two Minutes

Hungarian professor of architecture Ernö Rubik invented his eponymous Rubik’s Cube in 1974. Since then, the toy has stymied puzzle-lovers across the …

Pop Culture

How To Release Negative Emotions Before They Affect Your Health

Fact: Negative emotions have a direct impact on physical health. Here's how to become aware of the direct connection between your mind and your body!

Health

The Ultimate List of Customer Service Skills that Managers Need to Master

Have you ever said, “I would like to speak with a manager?”<p>Most people have.<p>When a customer has a really bad experience, talking with a manager is …

Customer Service

9 At-Home Methods To Detox Marijuana From The Body

While we here at Lifehack do not encourage marijuana usage, we understand that if you have indulged, you may want to cleanse yourself after the fact. …

Alternative Medicine

Here's Why People Leave Too Easily When Things Get A Bit Tough

“You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.” — Barbara de Angelis<p>There is a deeper level of love that only some know about.<p>We all …

Relationships

Eight Hip Stretches That Counter the Effects of Sitting All Day

You and I probably spend too much time sitting. Excessive sitting makes our hips very tight, which in turn, can affect our posture and make it harder …

The Time You Wake Up At Night Reveals Your Emotional Conditions (And Health Issues Too)

If waking up in the middle of the night has become the norm, it’s advisable not to ignore it as it may spell trouble for your body and mind. The …

Sleep

Starting a Business: The "Why?" Is as Big as The "How?"

In my day job, I coach and mentor digital entrepreneurs. These are individuals who have made the decision to start, and develop, their own businesses …

Self-employment

25 Inspiring Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think

I sometimes like to start my articles with inspiring quotes. I like to start with a bang and give my readers a few words to ponder. This way, I can …

Motivation

Watch Kurt Vonnegut Explain the Emotional Shape of Creative Stories

It’s impossible to quantify what, exactly, makes a good story. However, underneath most popular stories, there are only a handful of familiar story …

Creative Writing

How to turn your life around before the end of 2016

June is a particularly productive time for me to work on my dreams. Here in Australia it’s winter. It’s hard to get up in the mornings when it’s …

Multilinguals Experience Personality Change When Using Different Languages

People who are bilingual have been a source of fascination for years, with various studies revealing that they are more accepting, tolerant and …

Psychology

5-Minute Exercise Routines to Lose Weight

Mini Workouts for Weight Loss<p>How many times have you said that you don't have enough time to work out? If you're like most non-exercisers, you say it …

Fitness

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

7. Don't waste all of your time trying to figure someone else out.<p>Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Explore 6 Million Years of Human History in Only 10 Minutes

Munich-based design studio <b>Kurzgesagt (whose name means</b> "in a nutshell" in German) creates one explainer-themed animation video per month. In the …

Bill Gates

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Smarter

No matter what you're in the mood to learn, there's a podcast out there to help you. The web's best educational podcasts can transform even the most …

Morgan Freeman

Refocus Your Attention On What Makes You Happy to Avoid FOMO

The fear of missing out isn’t always a bad thing. If you’re paying more attention to your Facebook feed than your family, though, it can drag you …

Happiness

10 Writing Tips From Stephen King

Have you ever felt so truly inspired to write a novel—and then had no idea what to write about? Have you ever felt the crippling doubt that comes …

The 50 coolest races you can run this year

Your gym could have a wall of TVs facing the treadmills and your morning runs might be soundtracked by seriously motivating tunes, but there’s …

Ultramarathons