Jamila Cook

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Playing with Shadows Using Natural Light in Boudoir Photography

Playing with shadows is not a new concept however in the boudoir community is has become a beautiful new trend. A recent group competition brought …

White prosperity over racial equality: It’s (still) the American way

Donald Trump’s victory feels like an earthquake, but its roots run deep in America’s history and priorities<p>On November 8, 2016, individual voters confronted the imperfect legacy of the Founding Fathers. In this election, for the first time since the great rights revolutions of the 1960s, Americans …

Feeling Stuck? Create a Not-To-Do List and Skyrocket Your Chances of Success

You're only as good as your worst habits.<p>As the author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, people often ask me why I would write a book about what <i>not</i> to do. While I outline the personal story of how I developed that list in my TEDx talk, the simple answer is this; it only takes one bad …

7 Ways to Succeed As a Stay-at-Home Entrepreneur

The number of employees working remotely is steadily increasing. For entrepreneurs who are trying to get a new business off the ground, usually home …

Time Management

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Girl Power, Glitter, and Feminism, in Photos

In the words of her friend Arvida Byström, London photographer Valerie Phillips always shoots “with the nerve of a photographer who just got their …

Feminism

How to Create a Home Photography Studio in 6 Easy Steps

If you’re ready to jump into photography as a business but aren’t quite ready to fork over tons of money to rent a studio space, don’t worry! You can …

Polish Tattoo Artist Shows The Beauty Of Imperfection With Her Sketch Tattoos (10+ Pics)

Where some see unfinished and imperfect lines, Polish tattoo artist Inez Janiak sees an art form. She mostly uses black ink, which makes her pieces …

The Best DIY Gifts to Give When You’re Basically Broke

Gifts are hard enough to pick out, let alone pay for. So we propose you leave the socks on the shelf, toss the cafe gift cards aside, and make …

The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Too Drunk to Fuck: Savage Shots of 1980s Rock Fanatics

32 authentic, vivid photographs of heavy metal and punk rock lifestyles<p>I <b>love the</b> Internet K Hole—it’s a “found photo” blog that scours the internet …

Watch Photographer Freeze Flying Bullet Shells With this Awesome Stop-Action Video

Italian photographer Matteo Mescalchin is a location photographer who specializes in aerial and underwater photography. In this dramatic video, …

22 Must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share28<p>+16<p>Shares 59<p>A lot has been written about technology. Some call it a time –consuming distraction from life’s important tasks. But …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

Best Compact Camera: Reviews And Buying Guide

Leica Q<p>From features to price, we are on very high levels. But the Leica Q allow a demanding photographer to have in his hands a great full-frame …

The Fall Day Trips to Take From America's Biggest Cities

What if you could take off on a perfect fall adventure and come back home a few hours later feeling refreshed?<p>Cooling temps, beautiful fall foliage, …

5 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

There's no question that travelers are still hitting the road on their own. According to the Visa Global Travel Intentions Study, one in five …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

Fuji 27mm F2.8 – The best lens for travel photography: pretty, tiny, and SHARP! | Monica Lent

Croatia, land of dragons and Rakija, was the site of my most recent European excursion – this time, with a new accessory: Fujifilm’s 27mm f2.8 lens. …

18 Underrated National Parks

Time to add these wonders to your bucket list.<p>Everyone is familiar with Yellowstone and Yosemite. And for good reason: they're gorgeous. But we're going to go on record to say these less well-known destinations are just as picturesque — and probably way less crowded, too.

National Parks

The Opposite of a Muse

In the course of two decades, a medical secretary in Paris persuaded scores of renowned photographers to take her picture.<p>On the 25th of October, 2002, the Lebanese artist Fouad Elkoury wrote an e-mail to a woman he’d never met:<p>Thursday, 10h30, getting ready to get on the plane (I hate leaving), …

Zucchini Breakfast Cookies (Flourless) (Gluten Free)

<i>Zucchini Breakfast Cookies are the perfect easy and healthy breakfast (bread) for on the go. Best of all, they are flourless, have NO butter and are</i> …

Breakfast

This $800 million real estate company wants to help you beat jet lag with an app

For people who have to travel frequently for work, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be exceedingly difficult.<p>Delos is a real estate company that promotes putting wellness at the center of our built environment. In addition to a New York apartment building with anti-microbial countertops and …

Startup Resources | Books, Articles, Podcasts, and Videos

The Idea<p>(vision, problem to solve, product details, value & growth hypotheses, etc...)<p>How to generate startup ideas - i.e. solve problems, scratch …

When You Can Stop Yourself From Multitasking, Your Brain Will Start To Change

Learn how our brain changes when we mindfully train ourselves to go against its natural tendency to multitask.

You Can Be Mentally Stronger If You Do This Small Act Every Day

Understanding the importance of small wins when you try to achieve your dreams will cause tremendous benefits to your overall mental health.

10 Success lessons from Brian Tracy – “Life Coach, Bestselling Author” for entrepreneurs

Share24<p>Tweet<p>Share37<p>+112<p>Shares 73<p>Brian Tracy has been a major player in success and goal setting education for the past three decades. Most people …