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How To Free Yourself From Perfectionism And Activate Greater Success

In this year’s annual letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos outlined the importance of setting and maintaining <i>high standards</i> in business. Obviously, if you are looking to produce high-quality results it is vital to adhere to lofty personal and professional standards. However, it is equally …

Self-improvement

Want to buy a smart plug? Read this first

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times. Smart plugs are one of the most underrated smart home products out there. No, they aren't the flashiest, but they can automate dumb products in your home with ease and bring them into your smart home ecosystem. To make sure you get the best fit …

Home Automation

iOS Users: Don't Forget to Grab the 'Obscura 2' Camera App for Free

<b>iOS:</b> The words “Apple” and “free” are a bit like oil and water—just ask anyone who works at the company and doesn’t get to partake in the Silicon …

Apple Store

A quick, proven way to feel better about yourself

Posted at 11:53h in Uncategorized by Dr Happy<p>by Dr Happy (aka Dr Tim Sharp)<p><b>Are there days you don’t feel that great about life or about yourself?</b><p><b>…if</b> …

Happiness

Everything you need to know about clouds

We stare at clouds all the time, whether trying to figure out what they look like or if they're bringing rain. Yet most of us know very little about …

Wikimedia

7 Actionable Steps to Capturing Photos That Grab Attention

Capturing images that grab attention is a goal of any photographer. It’s exactly this skill that separates a good photographer from an average one.<p>An …

Landscape Photography

The Best Drugstore Skincare Products, Based on Your Skin Type

Good skincare doesn't have to be expensive skincare—and while so many products on the market suggest otherwise, it's the truth. In fact, some of our …

Skin Care

Focus Stacking for Greater Depth in Landscape Photography

It never fails when I read about new ways to better my photography: There’s usually an equipment pitch. It’s all about having the best lenses and …

Landscape Photography

How to Make Your Photos Pop, According to Pro Landscape Photographer Tom Mackie

Pro photographer Tom Mackie gets so many questions about how to make photos “pop,” he decided to do a whole video on the subject, which we have …

Photography

13 Tips for Creative Flower Photography

I’ve always had a fondness for nature and the great outdoors, so it’s only natural (pun intended) that my photographic interests have gravitated in …

Landscape Photography

How to Use Flipboard for Research

Whether you’re researching where to invest your bonus check, world politics, or what wine pairs well with brie, Flipboard is not only there to help you discover what you need to know, but also to help you save and organize everything you uncover as well. Follow these steps to make your next …

Social Media

21 Tips for Creative Flower Photography

<b>Tip #2: Isolate the subject</b><p>This one is pretty basic, but should not be overlooked. We’ve all seen images of flowers, birds, people, etc. that have a …

Landscape Photography

Monthly Horoscope: Gemini, August 2018

Mercury is retrograde and an eclipse in Leo is on the way!<p>Welcome to Leo season, Gemini! This is usually a very busy and social time of year for you, but with Mercury retrograde in the sign of the lion, you’ve been playing catch-up instead of plowing ahead. You’re running into people from your …

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

Self-improvement

Stop Thinking In Tasks And To-Dos. Start Thinking In Outcomes

We all toil under a tyranny of to-dos. Life can feel like an endless succession of tedious tasks we struggle to complete, and we may cross everything off our to-do lists, but it can still feel like we aren’t achieving what we really want. It’s why we click on every productivity hack that pops up in …

Time Management

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It’s no wonder that landscape photography is so popular…<p>For starters, it’s an accessible given that we’re surrounded by landscapes big and small that …

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

How to Retain What You Read

Think about a book you read last year. How much of it do you remember? Could you list ten things you learned from it? Can you even remember what …

How to Make Your Smartphone Photos Look Like They Came From A Pro Camera

There are some incredible smartphone images out there. Apple, Samsung, Google all use beautiful shots from their respective devices in their …

Mobile Photography

75 Canon photography tips for taking control of your camera

4 LCD brightness<p>You can adjust the LCD brightness in your camera’s Set-up menu. But do note that the brighter the display, the quicker the battery …

The science behind the perfect nap to boost productivity and creativity

During the early 1900s, surrealist painter, Salvador Dali, developed a napping hack for generating his new creative ideas and staying productive with …

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography- Technology News, Firstpost

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

Meet the $72 Face Oil That Made Me Break Up With Full-Coverage Foundation For Good

Have you ever found a skincare product that's just <i>so</i> damn good, you have to stop yourself from directing strangers on the street to immediately go out and buy it? Well, that's the kind of deep obsession I've been experiencing with my latest beauty investment: Murad's Multivitamin Infusion Oil …

Skin Care

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4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

Self-improvement

40 UNEXPECTED LIFE HACKS TO IMPROVE YOUR DAY

2 months ago<p>How have we not heard of some of these before? The can opener trick when trying to get something out of the molded plastic case is …

50 Ideas to Help You Design Your Perfect Morning Routine

The best morning routine is the one that's perfectly tailored to you.<p>The internet is chock-full of morning routine ideas, as well as examples of how the great and good organize their mornings. But the truth is no one can tell you what constitutes the perfect morning routine for you but you.<p>That's …

How To Get Rid Of Acne Scars For Good

From resurfacing treatments like retinol and professional peels, to lasers and lotions packed with skin-friendly BHAs, we asked the experts how to get rid of unsightly acne scars - whether raised bumps, indentations or red blotches - for good.<p>Pockmarks, blemishes, blotches, craters - however you …

#TheLIST: The 25 Best Skincare Brands

In no particular order, these are the skincare brands we rely on time and time again.<p>Finding a good skincare product can quite literally be life-changing. As your skin starts to look plumper, clearer, and more vibrant—you feel a little glowier on the inside, too. Our BAZAAR editors have smeared, …