Rudri Bhatt Patel

Rudri Bhatt Patel is a former attorney turned writer and editor. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Saveur, Business Insider, Civil Eats and elsewhere. She lives in Phoenix with her family.
7 of the Best Budgeting Apps for Every Kind of Spender (Most Are Free!)
Life
No matter what your financial goals are, there’s an app for that.
Mar 18, 2024
Is MasterClass Worth It? Here Are the Pros and Cons
If you’re considering signing up for the course platform, read this first.
Nov 24, 2023
10 Places to Buy Affordable Art Prints Online for Less Than $25
Jazzing up your walls doesn't have to mean breaking the bank.
Nov 10, 2023
I Sent My LinkedIn Profile to 2 Career Coaches
Living
Here are the four things they said I should change.
Sep 17, 2023
5 Things to Never Do on Your LinkedIn Profile, According to the Pros
It’s not just a digital copy of your resume.
Jun 4, 2023
This Is the Best (and Cheapest) Day to Go Grocery Shopping
Living
Hello, fresh produce and calm aisles.
May 2, 2023
The One Habit That Helped Me Stop Procrastinating on My Taxes
And everything else.
Mar 8, 2023
4 Ways I Celebrate Holi at Home
The "Festival of Colors" is my favorite way to usher in spring.
Mar 6, 2023
6 Tips for Sticking to Your Exercise Goals, According to Marathoners
Convenience is key.
Jan 22, 2023
How I Used the "Two-Minute Rule" to Stop Feeling So Overwhelmed
Bonus: I've never crossed so much off my to-do list.
Jan 18, 2023
55 Journaling Prompts to Set Intentions for the New Year
It's time to break in that brand new journal.
Jan 5, 2023
Why Your Smoke Alarm Is Chirping (and How to Fix It!)
Here are five common reasons why it just won't stop making noise at you.
Jan 2, 2023
10 New Year's Resolutions You Can Tackle In Just One Day
These are mini resolutions you can actually keep.
Jan 1, 2023
6 Little Ways to Practice Gratitude and Add More Joy Into Your Life
You've heard of a vision board, but have you heard of a gratitude board?
Nov 19, 2022
5 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Diwali at Home
Happy Diwali!
Oct 20, 2022
This Gift Changed My Life So Much, I Bought It for 10 of My Friends
It's given me a whole new perspective.
Sep 27, 2022
15 Rituals to Welcome Fall That Aren't Apple Picking
From pickleball to 100-piece puzzles, here's how to kick off the season.
Sep 10, 2022
The Inexpensive Back-to-School Supply I Use to Stay on Top of My To-Dos
Sticky notes and notebooks just weren't working for me.
Sep 1, 2022
5 Lessons I Gained from Learning to Speak Two Languages at Once
It gave me a deeper appreciation of my heritage.
Aug 24, 2022
This Simple Meditation Practice Finally Solved My Fear of Flying
After years of anxiety, I can board a plane relatively peacefully.
Aug 17, 2022
6 Tips for Getting Your Kids Back Into a Morning Routine Before School Starts
It's hard to believe, but back-to-school is right around the corner.
Jul 27, 2022
20 Simple DIY Crafts to Try at Home (That You Can Do in One Day)
Marble trays, mirror boxes, and macrame, oh my!
Jul 26, 2022
The One Thing You Should Always Do To Unplug While on Vacation
Try this to appreciate your vacation, sans distractions.
Jun 28, 2022
7 Tips for Finding a Remote-Friendly Job, According to Recruiters
Here's how to go about finding a role that lets you work from home.
Jun 9, 2022
Everything You Need for the Perfect Picnic, According to Tikok Picnic Planners
Don't forget the pillows.
Jun 3, 2022
The One Thing an Expert Knitter Says You Need to Know to Get Started
This advice, plus four other tips, will set you up for success.
Apr 26, 2022
6 Mood-Boosting Ways to Embrace Spring at Home, According to Therapists
Be gone, winter blues.
Apr 12, 2022
5 Things to Do Before Student Loan Payments Resume
Here's what to do and when to start.
Apr 10, 2022
6 Ways to Advocate for Yourself While Working from Home, According to HR Experts
There are plenty of ways to network and advance your career while working remotely.
Jan 13, 2022
4 Ways to Split the Bill if You Don’t Drink and Your Friends Do
Etiquette experts offer solutions to this tricky dilemma.
Jan 11, 2022
5 Reasons Why Your Budget Isn’t Working — and How to Get Back on Track
Finance experts share practical tips for how to get your budget to actually work.
Jan 9, 2022
7 Little Things That Can Help You Land a Raise This Year
If you’d like that extra bump in your salary this year, here's how to help your case.
Jan 7, 2022
Instead of a Resolution, Consider Adopting a Word of the Year
Adopting a word of the year feels liberating and allows you to center your focus on different habits and goals.
Jan 5, 2022
7 Ways to Start Off the New Year, According to Professional Organizers
Take some advice from the pros on how to declutter, streamline, and embrace fresh beginnings.
Jan 5, 2022
6 Smart Questions to Ask Yourself at the End of the Year
With 2022 fast approaching, now is a great time to examine what went right this year — and to identify areas of improvement.
Dec 22, 2021