Chiam Yan Wen

16 Flips | 2 Magazines | 2 Likes | 1 Following | @chiamyw | Young undergrad. Single. First year into my first job. Pretty much still exploring the world.

6 simple ways to take better photos on any camera

But even as we all take more and more pictures, many of us assume our talents are limited. "Real" photographers use expensive equipment and have "good eyes" for pictures. The reality is that much of the difference between pros and everyone else can be broken down into a few simple guidelines.<p>Here …

A Heatmap Algorithm for the Memorability of Your Photography

An algorithm will help you perfect the creation of memorable photos, whether it's for a logo, selfie or PSFK Conference photo

Top Photo Editing Apps for the Photography Enthusiast

Steve Jobs prophesied the revolution of photography in his biography. “He had three things that he wanted to reinvent: the television, textbooks and …

5 Ways to Feel Happier at Work

Merging your professional and personal lives can help you feel more fulfilled in both<p>It’s 3 p.m. on Sunday. Are you relaxed and happy—or has the Monday morning dread crept in already? If you’re living only for the weekends—and keep your work life and personal life totally separate—you may not be …

Happiness

How to Get Kate Upton's Abs Without Doing Crunches

Last winter, New York City fitness guru David Kirsch kicked Kate Upton's butt into shape with stair running, pull-ups, and, of course, ab work. What he did not have her do...

7 Workout Mistakes You May Be Making and How to Fix Them

The first step in breaking a bad habit -- or not developing one in the first place -- is to identify the problem. Here are seven common workout mistakes I see all the time and suggestions on how to fix them.<p><b>1. Stretching before your workout.</b><p>Static stretching (holding a stretch to the point of …

Get Slimmer Thighs While Sitting Down

Heart-Pumping Yoga

Burn major calories with this vinyasa flow yoga routine<p>Cardio Yoga<p>Vinyasa flow is specifically designed to build heat and keep your heart rate up with a series of demanding standing poses, twists, and inversions held for long periods. I've burned up to 400 calories during a 90-minute class! And the …

Yoga

8 Essential Abs Moves to Get a Flat Belly

Use these creative ab exercises to strengthen and slim your tummy<p>The key to a sculpted midsection is using smart and effective stabilizing moves. But if your body fat is too high, it won't matter how wisely you work your abs—they won't show. That's why you need to add those moves to a full-body …

Workouts

20 Secrets to a Flat Stomach

Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p>Follow these tips to get toned, enviable abs<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>It may not be a secret that the best way to a six-pack is regular exercise and a healthy diet (even if it's no diet at all), but there's a right way and wrong way to a flat …

Fitness

Sculpt Sexy Legs in 15 Minutes

Hit every major muscle in your lower bod—and burn fat all over<p>Training your lower body is one of the fastest ways to get lean. That's because it's made up of bigger muscle groups (such as your glutes, quads, and hamstrings), so working those specific areas tends to create a greater metabolic …

Workouts

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

Workouts

Be Your Own Cheerleader

And other mental tricks for making workouts less stressful.<p>Regular exercise is supposed to relieve stress. So why can it sometimes feel so stressful? No matter how fit or fast we get, we’re all vulnerable to fear, doubt, and insecurity when we venture out in our running gear.<p>As you become a runner, …

How To Stop Making Tiny Mistakes That Make You Look Stupider Than You Really Are

By Leigh Newman<p><i>Columnist Leigh Newman finds out a new way to fix our mental glitches with the help of Sendhil Mullainathan, the co-author of the new book</i> Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much.<p>Last Saturday night while cleaning the house, I was talking to an old friend. We agreed to have …