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10 things successful people (who are actually happy) do differently

Achievement rarely produces the sense of lasting happiness that you think it will. Once you finally accomplish the goal you’ve been chasing, two new …

Why Tom Brady’s New England Patriots Are the Most Tainted Sports Dynasty Ever

Spygate. Deflategate. MAGA hats. Nazi fans. The Patriots are the closest thing to a villain in pro sports, which is why you should *definitely* root …

5 Ways To Deal With A Situation You Hate.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>2</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The truth is, you aren’t going to be happy in every situation. Not liking a situation doesn’t make you …

4 easy things all women can do now to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Love, feed, and care for your most overworked and overlooked body part – your brain. It will thank you now, and love you back later.<p>1 Move …

Donald Trump’s Open Meeting Just Proves How Right Michael Wolff Is

The televised meeting that was supposed to show his mastery at the deal only showed what a doofus he is. All the king’s men couldn’t put it together …

How can I live longer? Researchers say the key to longevity may be simpler than we think

A New Year with its fresh blank slate beckons. This will be the year we go to the gym regularly, become vegetarian, stop smoking or drinking, we say, resolutions that may or may not stick. However, what if the path to a longer, healthier life does not lie at the gym or in the fridge at all, but in …

Washington University

The 10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't …

Cleaning

Where to Travel in 2018, According to the Experts

Buenos Aires, Argentina<p>A new year brings with it a whole new list of plans—and for the intrepid traveler, a whole new list of places to visit. 2018 is no different: Economies and tourism are flourishing in far-flung locales that travelers rarely considered previously, while beloved but forgotten …

Want to Get More Done? Answer These 5 Questions Every Night

Changing your life and winning the next day starts with these 5 questions.<p>When it comes to staying on the positive end of the spectrum to growth and expansion, many people think that high performers have a secret that the majority doesn't possess.<p>However, their success isn't rooted in secrets and …

This 1 Skill Literally Takes a Second to Learn, and It Will Instantly Change Your Life

You'll be more resilient, more humble, and more prepared to take what the entrepreneurial life throws at you.<p>My favorite topic to write about is how to develop a growth mindset, because I believe that the major changes we make in life actually happen instantaneously in our minds.<p>But although it can …

7 Smart Yet Simple Ways to Handle Difficult People

This afternoon I took my son, Mac, to the community playground. As I was chatting with another parent, I looked over and saw Mac’s eyes welling up …

These 31 Questions Will Break the Ice with Absolutely Anyone: a Hollywood Star, a Head of State, the CEO or the Cute Person Sitting Next to You on the Train

Just take a deep breath and ask<p>It's your lucky day. You won the big game or gave a stellar performance or saved the puppy from the fire. And to honor your accomplishment, now you're being introduced to someone special and famous, and you're going to have a chance to have a private conversation with …

Celebrity Gossip

The 20 best Mediterranean recipes: part 3

Food & drink,French food and drink,Spanish food and drink,Life and style,Food and drink,Chicken,Fish,Dessert,Seafood,Lamb<p>From lamb couscous to salt cod fritters, Observer Food Monthly presents classic and favourite recipes from Morocco, France and Spain

French Food

7 Impressive Turmeric Hacks for Healthy Living

Turmeric is a powerful spice that has been used in Asia for thousands of years; not only to add flavor to the cuisine but as a medicinal herb. It has …

Video Tutorial: Great Black-and-White Processing Tips for Lightroom

<i>“Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.” – Robert Frank</i>If …

Tutorials

Come Home With Better Travel Photographs

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Will the answer ever be reconciled? Here’s another to ponder: When you decided upon a destination to where …

Landscape Photography

11 Tips on How to Take Street Photos Like a Pro on Your Next Trip Abroad: A Journey through Cuba

After posting a few photos on my social media from a weekend trip to Cuba, friends came to me with questions about how I was able to get such ‘up close and personal’ photographs in this short amount of time. This inspired me to share my process and some personal suggestions as to how you can get …

Going beyond your camera's focus settings

We have all expressed frustration with blurry images at one time or another. Let’s face it, getting the right focus is complicated. Just knowing your …

The Complete Guide to Long Exposure Photography is On Special for the Next Week

We just wanted to give you a heads up that The Complete Guide to Long Exposure Photography by Kent Default is on special for Light Stalking readers …

Retouching Isn’t Just for Portraits: Here’s How to Use Photoshop to Clean up All Your Images (VIDEO)

To some photographers the term “retouching” implies using Photoshop and Lightroom to enhance portrait photos. But as you’ll see in the tutorial …

Photographing the ‘Great Migration’ in Tanzania

Tanzania is one of the best places in the world to see nature and wildlife as it has been for thousands of years. The 947,303 square kilometer …

Recipe: Creamy Avocado Dip — 3-Ingredient Recipes

Take three simple things — ripe avocado, soft goat cheese, and lemon juice — and whirl them together to create the creamiest, dreamiest dip you've …

Snacks, Sides, and Dips

• Memorial Day• <b><br>Snacks, Sides, and Dips</b><p>Appetizers, side dishes, snacks, and salads for your Memorial Day party.<p>Other Vegetables Vegan Tofu and Herb SaladThis vegan tofu salad is packed with fresh herbs and tart lime.<p>Sides The Ultimate Greek SaladA study in contrasts: fresh and aged, salty and …

Evening Sun on the Remarkables

More of The Remarkables<p>You’ll see these mountains make a few cameo appearances inside this timelapse I made in Queenstown! 🙂<p>Daily Photo – Evening …

These Spring Cookies Are Almost Too Pretty to Eat

I am a big believer in cookies of all shapes, sizes, and flavors. But ugly cookies (which are sometimes the tastiest cookies) aren't right for every …

Dessert

Here's How to Spot the Difference Between Real and Fake Designer Bags

It’s all in the details.<p>Can you spot a fake Birkin above with just a glance? Natalie Wyll and Alexa Ridolfi, the sisters who run A Second Chance Resale, do that for a living, thanks to a $600 billion counterfeit industry. Along with their mother, who founded the Upper East Side store before …

The Toxic Truth About Makeup

If like myself, you are a self-proclaimed cosmetics addict, you too may find yourself running to the nearest corner in fear with what you are about …

What to Do When the Relationship Is Great but the Sex Isn't

In an ideal relationship, you and your partner are compatible both physically and emotionally. But if you have a lackluster sex life while everything else is great, can what's lacking physically be made up for emotionally? And how much better can the sex get?<p><i>Prettyfrustratedtw</i> is dealing with this …

Relationships