Raghu Prasad

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Do These 3 Things to Speed Up Your Metabolism (Not These 3)

Experts love to talk about effective ways to increase our metabolism in order to burn more calories and lose weight. But have you been getting the wrong advice? This comparison photo from fitness and lifestyle coach Marci Nevin illustrates three things you absolutely can do to speed up your …

Fitness

To Achieve Your Biggest Financial Goals, Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

It isn't what you are doing but how you are doing it that makes all the difference.<p>You dream of financial success and you want to make it real. You write the action checklists, schedule your time and move toward what you want but your results are mixed. Cash flow is always in flux and you keep …

Self-improvement

12 Carbs You Should Definitely Avoid

Not all carbs are the enemy. But these ones...well, they're not great.<p>Thanks to the ketogenic diet, carbs are currently the Jughead of the food world: misunderstood, brooding outcasts (sans the beanies and street gangs, of course).<p>After all, carbohydrates are an important part of any diet. They …

Nutrition

23 Things You Didn't Know Your Chromecast Could Do

Bring out new and hidden features with these tips for Google's streaming dongle.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Smart TV

20 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

Plants

Trading Like A 'Super Genius'

Back in February I swapped KMB and PG for more GIS.<p>Did this turn out to be a good plan, or more like the plans of Wile E. Coyote (super genius)?<p>I can …

Investing

What are 10 habits that are good for a person to get into?

These are my Top 10 habits I’ve developed over the last 33 years after studying entrepreneurs, executives from Fortune 1000 companies and my own …

Top 10

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Project Management

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Yes, your lawn is manicured and beautiful, but did you know that such perfection can actually make it more susceptible to weeds? Dandelion, crab …

Gardening

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

The Best Smart Home Security Systems of 2018

Need a security system but don't know where to start? We've tested all the major DIY and professionally installed security packages to help you …

Home Security

How Wall Street Is Rating Berkshire Hathaway in 2018

As the broad markets (SPY) fell from their peaks in January 2018, analysts reviewed their price targets. Among major conglomerates and managers …

5 Stocks Priced Under $10 That You Must Buy

Bargains can still be found in this bull market.<p>The stocks below may be cheap, but they all offer impressive value for the money and big upside …

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 50 Years

Forget short-term trading. These stocks are worth holding for decades to come.<p>There's no disputing that buying and holding high-quality stocks is the …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

Cardinal Energy: An Oil Company With A Fully Covered 9.5% Dividend Yield

Cardinal Energy's share price remains depressed, despite a license to print cash at the current oil prices.<p>The 9.5% dividend is fully covered at $55 …

How to Prevent Facebook From Sharing Your Personal Data

Don't consent to Facebook sharing data about you—or your friends—via websites, games, or apps. Here's how to stop it.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Apps

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

The one habit that makes it easier to achieve your goals

<b>What are ‘Keystone Habits’?</b><p>The idea of keystone habits was first introduced in Charles Duhigg’s book, <i>The Power of Habit.</i><p>According to Duhigg:<p>Keystone …

Infographic: What is your body language saying?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what’s the impact of a gesture?Communicators often neglect nonverbal communication, a key aspect of …

Public Relations

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

I Started Saying 'No' to These 6 Things. My Life and My Business Got a Lot Better.

The most difficult obstacles to get past are the ones we place in front of ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a people pleaser. It’s hard for me to say "no" to people who ask for something -- despite a reluctance inside of me. This has gotten me into trouble …

How To Live Life

• <b>Educate yourself until the day you die.</b> – The time and energy you invest in your education will change your life. You are a product of what you know. …

All You Need To Know Going Into Trade On April 2

#BQOpinion | Did the U.S. have no option left but to crack down on Chinese imports? Was this the last resort, asks @kulawschool’s Raj …

15 Ways To Start A Conversation At A Conference (Without Feeling Weird)

To your left, there’s a group of people talking in a tightly closed circle. Directly ahead of you, you see a smattering of people glued to their phones. To your right, there’s a line waiting to talk to the previous speaker. And there’s you: standing alone at a conference, feeling anxious because …

Public Speaking

Here’s How Easy It Is To Dress Cool With Affordable Fashion Basics

Getting dressed should never be an ordeal, said almost every guy, ever. No one wants to agonise in front of a mirror for hours, or be the unfortunate …

Lifestyle

Caution: Are You the Victim of a Fixed Mindset? (Here's What You Can Do About It)

By cultivating a growth mindset, you will never fail again. Instead you will begin to learn -- and succeed beyond your wildest imagination.<p>As you grow older, what have you successfully changed about yourself, in order to live a more fulfilling life? Are there new habits, skills, or even character …

Are You Wondering Why You're Lonely?

As a psychotherapist, I often hear how lonely and isolated people feel. Even if married or successful in their careers, many people carry a painful …

Loneliness

Despite Bitcoin's 'Sell-Off' The Cryptocurrency Space Continues To Attract Investors

Volatility, volatility, volatility. Traders certainly love it. But the volatility witnessed of late among many leading cryptocurrencies – including the “Big Daddy” of them all in the shape of Bitcoin as well as Ethereum – has been a “double-edged sword,” according to some pundits. Price swings can …

Cryptocurrency