Shay Holloway

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The Lens Every Beginner Photographer Should Buy

When you're first starting out in photography, the veritable plethora of pieces of equipment and specs lists can certainly be a bit overwhelming. Of …

Cameras

How to Make Money as a Landscape Photographer

Many photographers love spending time in the outdoors, photographing the natural world. But not everyone can sustain their passion into a full-time …

Landscape Photography

Officer Who Shot and Killed 17-Year-Old Antwon Rose Was Sworn In Mere Hours Before the Fatal Encounter 

The East Pittsburgh officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose in the back as he was fleeing from a traffic stop had <i>barely</i> been officially …

How to Capture Beautiful Images in Harsh Sunlight

Are you prepared to handle a session where the natural lighting conditions are difficult and there is no shade to turn to? Here are three techniques …

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

This is the #1 hack for banishing negative self-talk, according to experts

“I’m a loser.” “I’m not good enough.” “I suck at life.” “I’m going to die alone.” If you’ve ever said any of the above to yourself, you’re not alone. …

Learning to Let Go of Control and Go with the Flow

It’s human nature to seek control. Of course we want to know how things are going to turn out. Am I wasting time at a job that will never lead to a …

What You Take for Granted May be the Key to Happiness

Taking things for granted is natural and necessary. If we could take nothing for granted, we’d be stuck in a neverending battle with overwhelming …

Mayo Mindfulness: Grow happiness through focus and practice

Many people wait around for happiness to find them, when in reality it’s sometimes only a positive thought away. Being happy can be a choice you …

Here Are Some Great Lightroom Tips and Tricks for Beginners (VIDEO)

We love it when photographers give us a look at their post-processing workflow because it not only presents some great software tips and tricks, it …

A State Trooper Stopped To Question Black Sorority Sisters While They Were Performing Community Service

A group of Sigma Gamma Rho sorority sisters were performing community service along a Pennsylvania highway this past weekend when a questionable …

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Self Improvement<p>Can Happiness Be Learned?<p>Happiness Isn't a Feeling — It's a Skill That Can Be Learned<p>Shares<p>For most of my life, I clung …

5 Ways to Quiet the Negative Voices in Your Head

“There’s a brilliant, beautiful, priceless piece of art hanging right in front of you. It’s sophisticated and meticulously detailed—a painstaking …

Design

3 Toxic Behaviors that Drain Your Mental Energy

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• “On my nursing shift at the hospital this evening, I was forced into a …

How to Stop Being Petty and Live Life Joyously

I cannot recall the last time I was overly judgmental and petty, although I know it’s happened far more times in my life than I care to admit.<p>I know …

Stressed About Turning Your Idea Into a Product? Read This

Meet entrepreneur Jason Simmons of DeadSoxy, as we talk startup sense, cold calls, product-centricity, oh, and the ups and downs of building a sock brand.<p>The toughest part of being an inventor or an entrepreneur is all of the unknowns. There are no guarantees and there is a lot of room for failure. …

Dismissing Attachment and the Search for Love

Everyone wants love…even those who have phobic reactions to it. Mary Connors titled her seminal 1997 article, “The renunciation of love; Dismissing …

Relationships

4 sneaky ways you’re sabotaging your own happiness

Who among us hasn’t spent time thinking: <i>I’ll finally be happy when I…meet my soulmate…make that career switch…hit that fitness goal…</i>and on and on? …

What’s Your Anger Style?

Anger Style: Explosive<p><b>What it looks like</b>: <i>“If you leave your jacket on the floor one more time, I’m leaving you!”</i> It may take a lot to push you over …

Govt Schools in Delhi to Soon Have a ‘Happiness Curriculum’

Government school students in Delhi will be taught to be happier, more confident and have greater self-esteem through introduction of an …

Four Ways To Train Your Brain To Empower Your Life

I remember going to my first nine-day silent meditation retreat eight years ago when I was living in Perth, Australia. I was nervous beforehand because I couldn’t imagine being silent for that long. I worried about “imagined” tragedies and events that I would miss out on and wondered if the world …

Positive Thinking

Minding our mood: How to keep our goal of staying positive this year

During the winter months emotions can mirror the weather, feeling heavy, cold, dark and stuck. Personal motivation and inspiration may become scarce, …

How to see the light in everyone (yes, *everyone*)

<i>You’ve made a conscious decision to open yourself up to love and positivity. To do that, you need to think happy thoughts—about everyone you</i> …

How to Stop Judging Everything and Everybody (Because It's Time)

This year has been one of the country’s most intense and given us plenty to side-eye. But all that frustration can actually rob us of our own …

Take a free meditation class inside a tricked-out bus in NYC next week

When most New Yorkers think about meditating, the first thing that comes to mind probably isn't a parked bus in midtown. But in this city, you take …

This is how to overcome anger: 5 powerful secrets from mindfulness

There’s a voice shouting. Takes a second before you realize it’s yours. You feel energized. Righteous. Driving every point home. It’s like the climax …

Mindfulness

Pro Tips for Taking Better Portraits

You might be surprised how easy it is to take more professional-looking portraits.Armed with the right gear, camera settings, and composition tricks, …

Shutter Speed

16 Ways To Free Yourself From Overthinking

The Greek philosopher Socrates once proclaimed that the unexamined life is not worth living, implying that it is only through self-examination that …

Healing From a Toxic Childhood? The Two Words You Need Most

I’ll bet you’re wondering what those two words might be, and your brain is offering up suggestions: <i>Move on</i>. <i>Forgive them</i>. <i>Be kinder</i>. <i>Stay mindful</i>.</i> …

Emotional Intelligence