Pankaj Bhatia

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11 Thrilling Things Every Active Woman Should Try to Do in Her Lifetime

We made you a bucket list so you didn’t have to.<p>In the May issue of <i>Women's Health</i>, we gave you 50 ideas for how to get a fresh perspective on fitness. But because you can never have enough excuses to get outside, we found 11 more items that belong on every active lady's bucket list.<p>1. Run a bridge. …

Ten 5-Minute Habits That Can Change Your Life

Having good habits is the difference between your life being an easy, smooth-sailing adventure, and it being a train wreck. Why? Because good habits allow us to keep the little things under control so that we can effectively handle the big things. With good habits, we are able to navigate life's …

12 Bento Box Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Packing a well-balanced lunch — whether it’s for you or for your mini me — is crucial for setting healthy habits. And while trying to come up with something different to bring every day can be challenging, a Bento-style lunch box takes all the thought out of it. Fill the largest compartments with …

Healthy Eating

The Heart-Clogging Ingredient That’s Still in Your Diet

This substance is hiding in your food—but here’s how to find it<p>In a new study from the University of Minnesota, researchers found that men consume nearly double the amount of trans fats that the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends.<p>The study revealed that guys take in 1.9 percent of their …

Holistic Medicine

12 Ways You Can Step It Up In Life To Rise Above Being Average | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

This is how I define being normal:<p>It is being the same as everyone else. This is a good thing as it means you’re a rational person who tries his best …

5 Things Every New Boss Should Know

Now that you're the big man in charge, learn these leadership lessons<p>Brand-new boss? Don’t let the sudden clout go to your head: Newly powerful people are more likely to punish others, finds new research from Australia.<p>When those who have never possessed power before suddenly have it, two things …

Leadership

5 Swaps for a Better Burn

Learn how to stoke metabolism with foods in your kitchen<p>Everybody wants to know how they can get a high-revving metabolism. But even before you jump on a treadmill to crush calories and deplete your visceral fat, there are simple nutrition tricks you can use to get your flab-torched fast.<p><b>Related:</b> …

4 Ways to Outsmart Your Stomach

New research says your gut has a circadian clock of its own—play to its strengths to keep weight off and stay energized all day long<p>Your stomach knows what time it is. That’s the new finding from Australian researchers, who discovered that your gut has its own circadian rhythm, much like the one …

Nutrition

The Depression Symptom You Might Miss

Depression doesn’t always look like the commercials make it out to. Watch out for these sly symptoms that could sneak up on you<p>We’ve all spent a few days down in the dumps. But staying there too long could be an early sign of depression, according to new Dutch and American research.<p>When people were …

University of Toronto

The Anatomy of the Perfect CEO

Science says this is what a leader looks like<p>Great leaders come in all shapes and sizes. But be honest: When you think of the term “CEO”, the image in your head probably resembles Alec Baldwin or Mitt Romney, not Mark Zuckerberg.<p>Unfair as it may be, research has shown over and over again that we’re …

CEOs

5 Resumé Secrets That Give You an Edge

Step inside a hiring manager's head<p>It doesn't take long to leave an impression: Recruiters and hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds reviewing a candidate's resumé before they make an initial assessment, according to a study from the job-search website TheLadders.<p>Six seconds.<p>Now that you’re …

Employment

Does Antibacterial Soap Work?

The FDA wants companies to prove that antibacterial soaps and body washes are more effective than plain old soap and water. But will they be able to?<p>Here's a soap opera for you: This week, the Food and Drug Administration proposed a new rule targeted at companies that manufacture antibacterial soap …

3 Ways to Stay More Energized

You can learn a lot from your grandparents<p>Always tired? Take a cue from your elders. In a recent study at the London School of Economics and Political Science, seniors felt 28 percent less fatigued than young adults.<p>And before you scoff, know that the researchers did adjust for sleep, kids, jobs, …

London School of Economics

3 Secrets to Steal from Vegans

You don’t have to give up animal products to reap the benefits that these ultimate dieters see—just focus on these small changes in your day-to-day<p>Do you think you could go without meat for a week? How about eggs, milk, and butter, too? That means no more burgers—not even the bun.<p>Some people do …

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The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

10 Holiday Traditions Around the World

For those of us blessed (or cursed) with incurable wanderlust, the allure of an unexplored city or destination is hard to resist. But, this time of year, what I crave is tradition and a deep-rooted sense of home.<p>I asked ten of my most trusted friends around the world about their favorite winter …