Author: sarkostique

Alkaline Water: Beneficial or All Hype?

October 18, 2018

Alkaline water has gained rapid popularity in recent years among everyone from health enthusiasts to professional athletes, whether they’re following an alkaline diet or just trying to get more out of their hydration. In fact, NBA superstars like Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James are some of the most well-known alkaline water aficionados, with reports claiming that certain […]

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Daily Calorie Intake: How Many Calories Should I Eat a Day?

October 18, 2018

Calories — specifically daily calorie intake — are always a hot topic, but do you really understand what calories are and how many calories you should consume each day? Calories are units of energy, and while the definition of a calorie varies, this article is specific to what is typically referred to as the large […]

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The Simple Strategy That Helped Me Set Long-Term Career Goals

October 18, 2018

Setting goals always sounds great in theory. I can’t even begin to count the number of times I’ve said, “I’m going to restart my blog this month” or, “I want to be better at exercising this year” or, “I promise I’ll actually sign up for those Italian lessons soon.” But I’ve never actually done any […]

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4 Things You Won’t Know About Working on a Cross-Functional Team Until You Do It

September 10, 2018

Working cross-functionally—a.k.a., working with teams other than your own—is an inevitable part of your career at some point or another. And doing it well can generate new and exciting ideas, improve your interpersonal skills, and boost your company culture, productivity, and happiness. However, dealing with a cross-functional team isn’t always a walk in the park. […]

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How to Save Money: 20 Insanely Simple Tips

August 27, 2018

Sometimes saving money requires hard work and intense discipline. And we applaud those that are fighting hard to pay off debt or build up their savings. But sometimes saving money can be easy! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of super simple, easy-to-implement ways you can start saving money right now. Don’t worry—just because they’re […]

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Ketogenic Diet Beginner’s Guide & the Keto Diet Food List

August 18, 2018

Unlike many fad diets that come and go with very limited rates of long-term success, the ketogenic diet (or keto diet) has been practiced for more than nine decades (since the 1920s) and is based upon a solid understanding of physiology and nutrition science. The keto diet works for such a high percentage of people because it […]

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Pets Help Kids Build Immunity Even Before They’re Born, Study Finds

August 11, 2018

If you’ve been considering adopting a dog or a cat, this new study might help you make up your mind: According to research published in Microbiome, children born into homes with pets have higher levels of gut microbes that protect against allergies and obesity. Researchers say that indirect exposure to furry friends is especially beneficial to babies in their […]

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Eternal winter: where to ski every month of the year

August 11, 2018

Not all travellers rejoice at the spring thaw. For skiers and snowboarders, springtime heralds long months deprived of mountaintop thrills, scowling at the sun while cherished skiing gear gathers dust. But why be a slave to the seasons? From Scandinavia to New South Wales, here are our dream destinations to pursue an eternal winter. ‘The […]

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How to Work With a Recruiter to Land Your First Job

August 11, 2018

Your first job is a coveted golden ticket: a salary, benefits, and a clearer career path. But, the search for your first job can be daunting. So to make it a bit easier it’s important to find allies. From career counselors, to your parents, an alumni network and recruiters, there are a lot of people […]

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How to live like a Local in Cairo

July 19, 2018

After spending a carefree summer getting to know Egypt back in 2010, Lonely Planet Local Leah Bremer returned in 2017 to find dusty, ancient Cairo forever changed and yet exactly the same. Adapting to sunny life in the cultural nexus of north Africa and the Middle East took little time, and once she learned the importance of […]

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