Peter Sullivan

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How to Stop Doubting Yourself Right This Second (And Live Your Best Life)

Self-doubt is a universal human emotion that no person is exempt from. But when this way of thinking becomes second-nature, self-doubt can wreak …

How Do You Improve Yourself in 2018? Focus on Improving These 5 Areas of Your Life | Inc.com

Every year, you have the opportunity to audit yourself.<p>Unfortunately, most people plunge into New Year's Eve focusing only on their shiny new goals.<p><i>"I'm going to start working out."</i><p><i>"I'm going to have better work-life balance."</i><p><i>"I'm going to get a handle on my finances."</i><p>The problem is that setting …

Living Rooms

10 Space Facts Guaranteed to Make You Sound Smart at Parties

Hurray for having something to talk about!<p>Do you, like me, suck at interacting with human beings? Do you find yourself darting off to the nearest dog …

10 Resolutions Every Couple Should Make

This year, why not resolve to make your relationship stronger?<p>Ask More Questions.<p>And pay attention to the answers. Resolving to be more inquisitive …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

20 microchanges that could make a major difference to your health in 2018

While it’s somewhat unlikely that 2018 will be the year you decide to run 20 miles every day, triple your salary, travel the entire world, and never touch chocolate cake again, you’ll be pleased to know that however hectic your life may already be, you can make tiny tweaks in order to improve your …

These 5 Behaviors Will Determine If Your Career Will Be a Success or a Failure in 2018 | Inc.com

A New Year brings a new opportunity for professionals to make important decisions that will help them succeed in their career and standout. The tangible results of success can include getting promoted, earning a raise, new job opportunities or increasing their profile in their respective …

Self-improvement

9 Photography Tips Tricks to KickStart Your Creativity (feat. Bob Holmes)

What to do when you wake up and you can’t think of a single thing to photograph and the muse has deserted you? Marc´s old friend Bob Holmes helps you …

6 Reasons You Need a 135mm f/2 Lens

Image quality, weight and value for money. We have come to accept that most lenses are strong in only one or two of these three factors, which I …

Photoshop Tips: 2 Simple Tricks for Removing Ugly White Edges or “Fringing” from Photos (VIDEO)

Have you ever noticed an ugly white edge around an object in a photograph? This so-called “fringing” can ruin the appearance of an otherwise nice …

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone With a Long Lens

As someone who shoots 90 percent of my professional work with wide lenses, it seems like a daunting tasking to go reaching for a 70-200mm or longer …

Essential tips for winter landscape photography

<b>When the weather turns cold, moodiness and atmosphere increase tenfold. James Abbott shows you how to take stunning winter landscapes with minimal kit</b><p>…

Shooting Pro Portraits with Window Light in a Tiny Home Studio

If you’d like to shoot studio portraits but don’t have access to an actual studio or pricey equipment, you can achieve beautiful results with a …

What’s the Best File Format to Use in Photoshop & Lightroom? It Depends on What You’re Doing (VIDEO)

One important, yet frequently overlooked, consideration when processing images, is choosing the proper file format for the task at hand. And as …

7 Reasons Why a 50mm Lens Is All You Need for Great Photography (Shutterbug Video)

Shutterbug photographer Jordan Matter is back with another photography how-to video, offering tips on getting the most out of your 50mm lens. Titled …

Five Tips for Better and More Creative Edits in Lightroom

People often think of Lightroom as the place where cataloging and basic editing takes place with Photoshop doing the heavy lifting. And while it's …

This Behind-The-Scenes Action From Professional Shoots Will Make You Sit Back Admire Photographers

There are times when we gawk at a stellar picture portrait with more amazement and appreciation for the photographer's skill than admiration for the …

Photography

The Best Apps for Photographers

Man, is it fun to be a photographer right now.<p>I don't mean to say that photography wasn't fun before, but if you ask me, we're in a golden age of …

Mobile Photography

How to Brighten Portraits in Only 2 Minutes in Photoshop

Today Phlearn teach you a quick, effective way to brighten your portraits. Never again worry about the desaturated, unnatural skin tone that can come …

Using primes or zooms for portraits? Here are pros and cons of both

Choosing prime or zoom lenses is mainly a matter of preference. And what to choose when you’re shooting portraits? Many photographers would rather …

Cameras

Winter Evening Photography

Sunset is very early this time of year, which makes this the perfect time to head out for dusk and after-dark shots in the late afternoon and …

Landscape Photography

How to Get the Most Out of Your Camera

Not sure why your images aren't quite what you want them to be?Well, it might be because your camera isn't set up to allow you to take shots quickly …

Photography Tips

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Try Any of These 6 Habits of the Happiest People | Inc.com

Now that 2018 is just around the corner, perhaps you're a person who prescribes to a growth-mindset. You're looking for innovative ways to improve your well-being, get that productivity edge, and maybe achieve more balance and wisdom in life.<p>If so, I want to recommend that you start smart and …

Happiness

35 Secrets to Marriage Success

For many married couples, falling in love and saying "I do" was the easy part. Living happily ever after is the part that takes a whole lot of work.<p>My family history doesn't have the best track record when it comes to the vow "until death do us part." My parents divorced when I was 18, and on my …

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Jehovah's Witness

"On the same day, one guy spat in our cart and another man said people like us should be gassed."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany.</i><p>Melanie is a 34-year-old dental assistant from Berlin, and she has been a Jehovah's Witness since she was 17. She grew up within the community but made …

Faith

Here's why you should keep your smartphone in your pocket the next time you're bored

Who doesn't hate being bored?<p>In fact, it turns out that we hate boredom so much that a surprising amount of people said they would rather be shocked with electricity than sit there quietly and think.<p>But thanks to the invention of smartphones, all we need to do to keep ourselves occupied these days …

Creativity

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

New York City

How to: Make the Perfect Cappuccino (from THE Expert...)

If you're a coffee snob/connoisseur, you know about <b>Blue Bottle Coffee</b> (check out the Wikipedia article on <b>third wave coffee</b> for an entertaining drop …

Coffee

6 Questions Every Critical Thinker Should Ask

November 11, 2014<br>They key to critical thinking is the ability to pose challenging and provocative questions to yourself. To think critically is to …

Overcome Social Awkwardness | The Art of Manliness

Last week we began a three-part series on how to overcome shyness — a feeling of social anxiety and discomfort that can hold us back from forming …