Vikram Kanth

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A Masculine Midcentury Revival in LA

How do a pair of designers please a client who doesn’t yet exist? For Sam Gnatovich and Alexi Rennalls, who tackled this midcentury remodel as an …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Designing a Closet That Works for You

Make your closets work for, not against, you with these easy organization solutions.<p>Whether it's a lack of closet space or how the current closets are used, everyone wants to know how to maximize storage space. Here, ideas on how to configure your closets so they work for, not against, you.

The Real Meaning of India's Rate Cut

India's hawkish central banker Raghuram Rajan certainly cheered investors with his second surprise rate cut in less than two months: The country's …

What a Happy Cell Looks Like

A growing field of research is examining how life satisfaction may affect cellular functioning and DNA.<p>“What is the truest form of human happiness?” Steven Cole asks.<p>It’s a question he’s been considering for most of his career—but Cole is a genomics researcher, not a philosopher. To him, this …

Immune System

10 best Material Design apps for Android

We first wrote this article back in 2014. We wanted to help people find Material Design apps back when there really weren’t that many. These days, Material Design is everywhere. Most popular apps use it in one form or another. Thus, we have redone the list to show some of the best examples of …

Apps

Stop Waiting for Life to Change: How to Feel at Peace Now

<b>“Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.” ~Joan Borysenko</b><p>Humans are amazing creatures. We have so much potential to …

8 Treacherous Thoughts That Stop You From Finding Your Passion | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is finding your passion proving impossible?<p>Have you been trying, trying, and trying, without results?<p>You’re not alone.<p>But here’s the good news: …

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

How to Hear Your Intuition When You Don’t Know What to Do

<b>“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” ~William S. Burroughs</b><p>Sitting in my office, I stared at the …

A Beginner's Guide to the Chakras

Channel more confidence, creativity, and joy in your life with a basic understanding of your body's energy centers. (Psst: Did you know that you can …

Yoga

Practical Tips for Maintaining Your Meditation Flow

Photo Credit: micky8910 via Compfight cc<p>"If you lock your meditation in like a seamless ritual, it will just flow without thought."<p>Ayurveda teaches that the ideal times to meditate are between the hours of 5 a.m. and 7 a.m., and between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., because these times of the day are at the …

Meditation

Everything Changed When I Started Meditating Every Day

Until I set out to meditate every day for a month, my personal mantra came from a greeting card. I bought it without the envelope because I never planned on giving it to anyone. It read: "Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end."<p>The card has sat on various surfaces in …

Self Importance, Self Righteousness, Hypocrisy, and Morality

"Most of our energy goes into upholding our importance...If we were capable of losing some of that importance, two extraordinary things would happen to us. One, we would free our energy from trying to maintain the illusory idea of our grandeur; and two, we would provide ourselves with enough energy …

Deepak Chopra

Mindfulness in Everyday Life: How to Meditate: 18 Tips to Successful Sitting Practice

In order to lead a more enlightened life, it is important, first of all, to understand how the human mind works. We are often unknowing prisoners of our minds, swept away by whatever thought we may be having at the time. We give our thoughts too much power.<p>Lost in regretting the past, or …

Mindfulness

How to Reduce Stress and Focus More on What Truly Matters

<b>“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” ~Socrates</b><p>Did you ever wish you could just take off from work and get away from it all?<p>This past summer I had …

How the Mind Works – Three Methods to Make Your Mind Run Smoothly

<b>How the mind works – Do you know what your mind is doing?</b><p>Are thoughts produced by our mind? Do we create our own thoughts? Is the process of thinking …

Are You Limited by the Fear of What Other People Think?

<b>“It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>A few months ago, I found myself on the busy streets …

Positive Thinking

Learning to Pay Attention: 5 Steps to Mindfulness Meditation

Basic meditation, the practice of doing nothing and being tuned in to your own mind at the same time, can be frustrating at first. But research shows …