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7 Tips for Supporting an Anxious Partner (While Taking Care of Yourself, Too)

So you’ve fallen in love with an anxious person! Sorry about that. As a professional anxiousologist (and having been on both sides of that equation), …

Nintendo’s first mobile game Miitomo is turning into a ghost town

Nintendo’s first smartphone application – the social game called Miitomo, which allows avatars to interact in a virtual world – may already be in decline, according to a new report. Following its launch earlier this year, it seemed that Miitomo found immediate success, shooting to the top of both …

Science Says Lasting Relationships Come Down To 2 Basic Traits

Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say "I do," committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry them forward to their final days on this earth.<p>Except, of course, it doesn't work out …

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App that invests spare change on the stock market launches in Australia

If you regularly have 50 cents left over from your daily coffee purchase, you could be doing more with it than simply tossing it in a jar with all …

Share #52Stories from Your Personal History This Year Your stories matter. You do know that, right? But finding the time, motivation, and inspiration to write them down isn’t so easy. Where d…

Your stories matter. You do know that, right? But finding the time, motivation, and inspiration to write them down isn’t so easy. Where do you start? …

12 Things I Wish All Women Knew About Money

I grew up relying on my father (the "R" of H&R Block), then my husband, to manage my money. Finances intimidated me. But my husband turned out to be …

Secrets Of Becoming A Successful Stock Trader

Before the advent of the Internet, the world of trading stocks was a closely-guarded realm that required a Herculean effort to become a part of. It …

7 Essentials Every Ambitious Photographer Should Learn

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of finding a new passion—especially when that new passion is photography. But why keep that excitement in …

Landscape Photography

4 Tips to Consider Before Creating Your First Time-lapse

Time-lapse videos are the perfect blend of photography and videography. It takes skills in photography to flawlessly frame and execute each …

10 Trading Commandments

How To Take the Most Breathtaking Nature Photos Ever

Everyone loves a good nature photo. Whether it’s capturing the majesty of a bear catching a salmon as it jumps from a stream, the grace of an eagle …

Academy of Financial Trading

The Chinese Art of the Crowd

After viewing news photographs from China for years, one of my favorite visual themes is “large crowd formations.” Whether the subject is military parades or world-record attempts, mass exercises or enormous performances, the images are frequently remarkable. The masses of people can look beautiful …

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Five tips to taking better photos of your kids, from an incredible photographer

Those fleeting moments of childhood slip through our hands every day – but photography is one way to ensure they’re never forgotten. This incredible …

How You Can Protect Your Photos from Plagiarisers

As Photography made the transition to the digital format, it has become easier to share and upload images via the internet; however it has also …

How to Watermark Your Images Using Lightroom and Photoshop CC

Watermarks, love them or hate them, are a way of protecting your images. Although, just because you have one on your image doesn’t mean it won’t be …

Magic of Macro Photography

Macro photography is the art of taking extreme close-ups of small objects and making a little world appear larger. Taking macro shots can be …

The Importance of light in Photography

Lighting is a key factor in creating a successful image. Lighting determines not only brightness and darkness, but also tone, mood and the …

8 Easy Ways to Become a Better Photographer

The mindful photographer should be concerned not only with acquiring skills but, more importantly, mastering those skills. Skill mastery is better …

How This Self-Published Author Made $450,000: Part 2

Last month I profiled several authors who decided to take the plunge and self-publish a book. Some were successful, others less so. But there was one stand-out success story. British author, Mark Dawson, makes hundreds of thousands a year from his self-published novels. Now, the second entry of a …

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Feature: Why I edited a novel on an iPad (and why I Kickstarted it afterwards)

After noting that I planned and wrote a novel on my MacBook Pro 17, it might surprise you to learn that I did much of the editing on my iPad.<p>I began the editing on my Macs – the Pro when I was at home, the Air when I was elsewhere. At that point, I still wanted to be in Scrivener in case structural …

5 Writing Rules That Work No Matter What You’re Writing

by Emily WenstromShort stories. Marketing copy. News reporting. Poetry. Business proposals. Literary fiction. Technical writing. Blogs. …

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

Don't forget sunscreen!<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for clarity and length.

The 8 Simple Habits of Incredible Bosses | Inc.com

Being a boss is hard. It doesn't always come naturally. Many who want to move up the ladder don't really consider whether they have what it takes to consistently motivate people to do good work.<p>Incredible bosses aren't always born that way. Most work hard to learn techniques that are useful and …

10 Best Creative Writing Exercises

Here are ten of the best creative writing exercises for you to enjoy.<b>1. 7x7x7</b><br>Find the 7th book from your bookshelf. Open it up to page 7. Look at the …

How to Make Your Black-and-White Images Pop With Lightroom 6

What we know today as the process of photography had its start at the beginning of the 19th century. Back then, the process was really complicated. …

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