Melawati Widyafitri

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An Open Letter To My Daughter

To my beautiful daughter,<p>As I lay here and watch you sleep, my heart bursts with love for you.<p>I cannot believe that someone so perfect in every way …

11 Little Known Laws of Mindfulness That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

Ever heard of mindful living? It’s become incredibly popular in recent years thanks to countless scientific research studies showing its benefits. …

Mindfulness

Learn About the Elements of Basic Plot for Beginning Writers

Basic Plot for the Beginning Writers<p>Updated October 23, 2017<p>If, like many people, you labor under the idea that for "real" writers, plot comes …

Want to Be More Productive? Banish These 11 Thoughts From Your Mind

Your thoughts and beliefs are simply stories you tell yourself that can either lift you up or keep you stuck.<p>Limiting beliefs manifest from specific life experiences, the media, your friends, your family and the conversations that you have which become your programming for how you see the …

Entrepreneurship

New Mom Says A Five-Day-a-Week Yoga Practice Led To Her Ten Minute Labor

Stretching at 38 weeks has its advantages.<p>A new mommy and longtime yogi—who was doing headstands the day before she gave birth—credits the practice …

When I Became A Mother, Feminism Let Me Down

I am a feminist. I believe women should have equal opportunities to men. I acknowledge that they often do not. (Yes, even now.)<p>I am also a mother, …

How Introverts Can Become Great Leaders, And Eventually, a Successful Entrepreneur

“If A is a success in life, then A equals x plus y plus z. Work is x; y is play; and z is keeping your mouth shut”<br>― Albert Einstein<p>The most common, …

How To Double Your Writing Speed

I am a writer. I write slowly.<p>This is a problem, because I am a writer.<p>About a year ago, I tracked my productivity and learned that I write on average 500 words per hour. Most professional writers produce at least twice that amount.<p>So in order to make better progress on my books, my natural …

Time Management

The 5-Minute Morning Routine to Feel Better All Day

You might not be able to do anything about the 10 hours per day you spend hunched over a laptop. But spending just five minutes every morning with …

13 Standing Core Exercises Better Than Crunches

Strengthening your core is essential for stability. But that doesn't mean you're stuck with sit-ups.<p>Stand Up for Stand-Out Abs<p>Put your mat away and give your neck a rest. “Standing abs exercises work more muscles than crunches” says Sara Haley, creator of <i>The Daily Sweat</i> workout DVDs and a Reebok …

Get a Better Butt With This 30-Day Squat Challenge

With summer in full swing, you probably don't want to spend any of your precious downtime in the gym, but you still want to feel fit and strong, right? (Right.) Enter this perfect 30-day squat challenge, handcrafted with love for <i>Glamour</i> by Reebok trainer Alexia Clark (pictured above). You can do …

Workouts