Krishnan Swaminathan

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The single piece of advice that changed the course of my career

When I started my last corporate job, I asked experienced co-workers for advice and best-practices, and most of them told me something like: “Try to …

Careers

Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>October 03, 2017</b><p>What does it take to create the career you want? It's no secret that the world of work has changed, and we're shifting toward an ever more entrepreneurial, self-reliant, work-from-wherever-you-are economy. That can be a liberating force, and many …

Entrepreneurship

YouTuber Fixes Horrible Websites, Turns Around Terribly Designed UI

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>‘Refactoring UI’ might be two episodes in, but the YouTube series that was initiated about three weeks …

Time I

Want Stronger Arms? Halle Berry's Trainer Tells Us Her 10 Favorite Push-Up Variations

When it comes to Halle Berry's workout routine, we cannot get enough. She's shown us the various training modalities that she implements into her regimen, from boxing to meditation, and we've been dying to know what her favorite exercise is. POPSUGAR spoke to her trainer, Peter Thomas, and he …

Workouts

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis<p>Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution …

Pollution

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Self-help

8 Psychic Cleansing Rituals for Highly Sensitive People & Empaths.

Like most empaths and highly sensitive people (or HSPs) I get so invested in others, I sometimes forget about myself. Sometimes I am only reminded …

Spirituality

On-Task On-Time for Kids Fosters Time Management Skills

On-Task On-Time for Kids is a helpful tool to get children through their routines more efficiently and independently. It teaches time management …

Time Management

Reframing Problems and Getting Honest [Entire Talk] | Stanford eCorner

Bernard Roth, co-founder and academic director of Stanford University's d.school, shares design-thinking tools for reframing life's stubborn problems …

Stanford University

Blogging Tips: How to Write the Best Headline in the World

Follow these headline tips when blogging for your business!As you’re blogging for your business, how much time to do you spend on headlines? The …

Infographics

Why It's Challenging To Do Nothing

Stress. Anxiety. Frustration. These are some of the emotions and feelings that I had early on in my business career. Oh, and yes, I still have them, but I feel them differently than I used to.<p>For years I resisted the idea that it might be good for me to do nothing. And with good reason: I’m …

Meditation

The 5 Stretches To Help Alleviate Period Pain

Period cramping can be a real drag. Personally, I have at least one day a month when I have to commit to stretching first thing in the morning to be …

Yoga

Yaantra refurbishes 50,000 mobiles every month, with an aim to make technology available for all

<i>Founded in 2013 in Bengaluru, Yaantra is an online mobile phone store that offers repair, refurbishing and reselling services for …

Startups

The perfect crimes: why thrillers are leaving other books for dead

While literary novels are sidelined, crime fiction is fast developing as the most versatile narrative of our times<p>For years, crime fiction titles have topped the bestseller lists and library lending tables. That sales of the genre have now overtaken general fiction, as revealed at the London Book …

Books

11 classes taught by best-selling writers and authors that will improve your writing skills

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Ninja Writing: The Four Levels Of Writing Mastery is one of the bestselling writing courses on Udemy. Shutterstock Good writing skills can …

Creative Writing

The Pros and Cons of Menstrual Cups

The Pros and Cons of a Menstrual Cup<p>Ouch.<p>April 14, 2018<p>First of all, periods are a pain. Second, periods are expensive. Lastly, What is a menstrual …

Menstruation

I Love Labneh—Here’s Why You Should Too

Keep this Middle Eastern yogurt cheese in your fridge for instant snacks and meals.<p>If you haven’t seen the word labneh popping up on restaurant menus …

Food

Learn to Do Pilates Imprinting for Better Workouts

Imprinting may be the most basic Pilates exercise there is, and yet it can also be one of the most profound. It is one of the first positions you …

Yoga

The 15 Best Sci-Fi Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 13th</b><p>The sci-fi genre currently splits the difference between niche entertainment and the mainstream, providing diehard nerds and folks looking for a simple good time with a common ground on which they can unite and share in their enthusiasm. There was a time when tales of …

Science Fiction

8 Tips for Running in Your 50s and Beyond

While some naysayers may try to convince you that it's not safe or smart to run over the age of 50, running is a safe, healthy exercise for people of …

Exercise

Qigong

What is Qigong?<p>Qigong, which is sometimes spelled Chi-Kung (and pronounced chee-gung), is the study and practice of cultivating vital life-force …

Alternative Medicine

A beginner’s guide to modifying yoga poses

When you first step into a yoga studio, it can feel equal parts enlightening and intimidating. You’ll likely be unfamiliar with all of the lingo and …

Yoga

How to Get Rid of "Man Boobs"

It’s one of every guy's worst nightmares: man boobs. You saw it on the <i>Seinfeld</i> episode “The Mansierre,” in which Kramer developed a bra for guys who …

Exercise

7 Insanely Useful Books That Helped My Writing Career in Many Ways

I eat people’s brains…I love to crack open their skulls and peek into the inner workings of their mind.Metaphorically, of course.Reading feeds your …

Creativity

How Writing helps to overcome Negative Thoughts...

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” <br>― Ernest Hemingway<p>Negative thoughts or negativity, something which …

Self-help

Why I No Longer Believe There's Something Wrong with Me

<b>“</b><b>Our thoughts create our beliefs, meaning if you think about yourself a certain way for a long enough period of time you will ultimately believe it.”</b> …

Groundhog Day

The 5-minute yoga detox: A simple but effective practice to cleanse the body

There are several options for cleansing when it comes to yoga and some techniques have been deemed to be a bit more invasive than others. Fortunately …

Yoga

Think you’re too busy to journal? These apps let you do it on the go.

Dear digital diary...<p>Keeping a daily journal lets you practice writing, organize your thoughts, and preserve your habits and events for posterity. But who has the time and energy to sit down for a dedicated recording session every day? Instead, jot down your entries on the go—by keeping the tome on …

Apps

Top 7 Data Science Machine Learning GitHub Repositories in March 2018

Introduction<p>I live GitHub! Not only can you follow the work happening in different domains, but you can also collaborate on multiple open source …

Machine Learning

With its subscription model, this Indian startup wants to make menstrual hygiene a habit

For years, Tanvi Johri, a business school graduate from New Delhi, had suffered allergies and chaffing rashes caused by the regular sanitary napkins available in the market.<p>So, when she decided to turn entrepreneur in 2016, she chose to not just find a solution to this problem faced by millions of …

Menstruation