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About<p>I'm an amateur photographer who loves sharing the world I see around me from my perspective. I love colours, shapes and the unusual including …

Photography

Romantic retreats: 20 of the world's most seductive places to stay

I have long believed the best and most cost effective form of relationship maintenance has nothing to do with the therapist’s waiting room. No, it involves a very different form of close scrutiny in an enclosed space. I am talking, of course, about the exquisitely remedial benefits of a couple of …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

14 money lessons rich parents teach their kids

Author and self-made millionaire Steve Siebold has spent a lot of time studying the ultra wealthy. He's interviewed more than 1,200 millionaires and …

Richard Branson: Work Smarter, Not Longer | Inc.com

Richard Branson is one the most beloved and successful businessmen on the planet. He is an entrepreneur with flair, the kind that uses slogans like "Screw It, Just Do It."<p>Branson believes you can live life to the fullest and have fun doing it, in addition to running one, or in Branson's case, …

Employment

The opposite of a narcissist is an 'empath' — here are the signs you could be one

Empathy is the ability to understand the way someone else is feeling. Most people who do not have antisocial or narcissistic personality disorders feel empathy on some level.<p>But some people are more empathetic than others, and those very high up on the scale are known as empaths.<p>"An empath is an …

Narcissism

What Should My Net Worth Be At Age 30, 40, 50, 60?

Everything is relative when it comes to money. If we all have a net worth of $1,000,000, then nobody is truly rich. As such, we must first get an …

Retirement

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

Mark Twain

Why Do People Fail at Work-Life Balance? This Study Says It Has Nothing to Do With Productivity | Inc.com

We're all searching for that sweet work life balance in our careers.<p>But let me tell you something: most people miss the point about work-life balance. Just Google and you will see all these articles about work life balance tips....Don't eat your lunch at your workdesk. Make sure you end your work …

Work-life Balance

Asking your coworkers two uncomfortable questions is the key to getting ahead in your career

How do the people you work with see you?<p>However you answered that question, you're almost certainly wrong. It's surprisingly difficult for most of us to understand how others perceive us — we think we're being inclusive as managers and others see us as weak and indecisive (that happened to me). Or …

Transparency

Tee off at Monte Rei, the Jack Nicklaus golfing resort taking shape in the eastern Algarve

The summer holidays may seem a distant memory, but at the Monte Rei Golf & Country Club in the eastern Algarve it's time for peak season round two.<p>Its course, designed by all-time golfing great Jack Nicklaus, is routinely ranked the best in Portugal and among the top 10 in Europe. With the summer …

Bitcoin hits the mainstream, but is it really 'the new gold'?

Bitcoin – a currency run by a peer-to-peer online network, rather than any single organisation – has powered its way into the public consciousness.<p>Adverts for brokers appear on London Underground; major investment shops such as IG and Hargreaves Lansdown now offer ways to buy, and a deluge of …

Steve Jobs called HP at 12 years old to ask for help — and his story shows what sets highly successful people apart

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i>— sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's just say that Steve Jobs was demanding.<p>But he also believed in the power of asking.<p>Granted, it's often not easy to …

Success
India

Here's exactly how to write an email with negative feedback, without ruffling feathers

Sometimes you have to write harsh emails.<p>You need to share feedback with someone in a different office, or disagree with a stakeholder, or tell someone they messed up — and setting up a call or in-person meeting would be an overreaction (and risk making the situation an even bigger deal).<p>That said, …

Self-help

What is the Purpose of Life?

What if, you lived the rest of your life in Hanoi, Vietnam?<p>1. UTOPIA<p>Your rent is $380 a month. Your living expenses are $200 a month. You only need …

Street Photography
Oil

Buy-to-let calculator: how will new tax reduce your profit?

<b>Scroll down for the calculator</b><p>George Osborne unveiled a shock tax change in 2015 which will remove landlords’ ability to deduct the cost of their mortgage interest from their rental income when they calculate a profit on which to pay tax.<p>In effect, the Chancellor wants to tax landlords on their …

A three-bed house with £500 energy bills? How you too can slash your costs

With gas and electricity bills burning an ever larger hole in people’s pockets, it makes sense to consider every possible solution. We talk to the homeowners who have seriously cut their energy costs<p>The overnight low in West Kirby on the Wirrall was around 5C last night. Yet in Colin Usher’s home …

Home Improvement

'Can I leave a mortgaged property to my children in trust?'

<i>My mother died in March, leaving a rental property worth £150,000. The property has a long-standing tenant who pays £700 a month.</i><p><i>I can’t afford to give the full value of the house to my two minor children. However, I would like to give them something and use their income tax allowances.</i><p><i>Therefore I</i> …

Housing

Gear of the Year: Spring/Summer 2016

Slip into a new hiking boot, and you can feel the freedom of the trail even miles from the trailhead. Grip new handlebars, and the wind practically whistles in your ear right there in the bike shop. Stuff isn’t going to make you happy, but it’s going to make the activities that make you happy …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• If you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments …

Books

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Creativity

Proposed new pension system will make future tax raids easier

The Government's proposal for tax-free pension income is high risk, says Steve Levin. The simple answer is to move to "buy two get one free"<p>The Chancellor faces a stark choice in the coming months, with the outcome of a Government review of the pension tax system likely to have a dramatic impact on …

One Trick To Help Make Better PowerPoint Presentations | Inc.com

Anytime you need to give a PowerPoint presentation, you'll want to be sure that you are keeping your audience interested and engaged. This requires more than just showing slides on a screen and reading text aloud. In fact, relying on such a strategy will more than likely leave your viewers focused …

Infographics

Female Sexual Identity, Desire, and Attraction Way More Complex Than Previously Believed

It's ComplicatedNew study sheds light on female sexual identity and desire.Previous research from the University of Essex alleged heterosexuality …

Men are not from Mars and women are not from Venus, new study suggests

Most brains have a mixture of 'male' and 'female' traits, research by scientists at Tel Aviv university finds<p>It has long been an accepted mantra that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.<p>But if you look at the overall structure of the brain, they are generally the same, a new study …