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How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps | Inc.com

It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but your body is resisting it.<p>We can all relate to this feeling, but the similarities stop there.<p>Some people fall prey …

Procrastination

The 10 Commandments of Photographing Portraits

<b>Four top portrait photographers give their top tips on how to take your best-ever people shots</b><p>If you’re struggling to shoot a striking portrait, then …

Retouching Portraits in Camera Raw

<b>Excerpt from The Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 Release)</b><p>One of the main things we've always had to go to Photoshop for was …

Tutorials

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

DIY Geometric Prism Necklace

Love this Geometric Prism Necklace tutorial sent to us via Link Suggestion by Daniela. The finished piece looks commercial bought making it great for …

DIY

20 Unique DIY Ideas for Those Vinyl Records

Collecting vinyl records is an art in and of itself, and I've been on the lookout for DIY project ideas beyond the basic wall-mounted art since I …

Vinyl Records

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity