Karen Mercurio

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How to Go From an 8-hour to a 5-hour Workday by Changing One Simple Thing

Stop wasting time trying to do everything at once.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following year, it …

Time Management

12 Stupidly Cheap Dream Vacations

This is a bumper week for our Luxury Travel Diary Travel Auctions.<p>For those that don’t know, our travel auctions are unique one-off items which are …

10 Simple Things You Can Do To Be Happier, Backed By Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. I would love to be happier -- as I'm sure most …

Happiness

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

How to Act in Life

Dear friend,The antidote to nihilism or pessimism in life is to ACT — to do something (self-directed) that fulfills our own inner curiosities, or our …

Street Photography

Photography Tutorials For Beginners: 7 Powerful Photography Tips for Amazing Photos

For every beginner, there will be some confusion how to take good photos and how to see this world in a photography way. I hope, this tutorial will …

21 tips to boost confidence

Celebs make confidence look easy, but the truth is, we can all rock the confident look and feel it too – no magic potions needed. In 21 simple ways, …

Audrey Hepburn

How to Delegate Like a Boss to Get More Done

Work is piling up, your sleep is suffering, and wish you had just a few more hours in the day. Sound familiar? That right there is a symptom of your …

Time Management

How To Respect Your Own Time

Busy is the mantra of this generation and it’s not a good thing. With time becoming an increasingly precious resource, it’s worthwhile thinking about how to protect your own time. And it starts with respect. If you respect your time, others will follow suit. Here are some golden rules to help you …

Time Management

7 Qualities Of People Who Are Chronically Unhappy

I often teach about happiness, and what has become exceedingly clear is there are seven qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered.<p>According …

Happiness

Backlighting Wildlife

Backlighting refers to the positioning of light behind your subject, such that your subject is located between you and the source of light. For the …

Nature Photography