Daniel Fuqua

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My darling, remember when we wanted what we currently have?

<b>My darling,</b><p>On our wedding day, we had big dreams—dreams for our careers, dreams for our home, dreams for the family we'd build, dreams of …

Positive Thinking

The Profile Of A Successful Brokerage In The Future Of Real Estate

Unlike many retail and other service industries, real estate brokerages have avoided having to make big changes to their business models to meet the needs of their customers and employees. For the most part, residential real estate continues to be sold via real estate offices, skilled brokers and …

Real Estate

How to Teach Your Kids about Their Inner Critic

Have you ever heard your child say something like: “I’m not good at this,” or “I’m so stupid,” or “It’s all my fault,” or even “I shouldn’t have even …

Self-help

Amusing ourselves to Trump

We are buried under ignorance disguised as information.<p>In his classic 1985 book <i>Amusing Ourselves to Death</i>, Neil Postman wrote of the difference between George Orwell’s and Aldous Huxley’s visions of fascism.<p>“Orwell feared those who would deprive us of information,” wrote Postman. “Huxley feared …

Donald Trump

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Facebook Ads

Americans Are Terrible at Small Talk

In the four years I’ve lived in the United States, I have grown used to excruciatingly sincere exchanges with people. Within minutes of meeting you, they’ll come up with the heavy goods, and expect to see yours in return. Recent specimens I’ve collected? <i>I guess what I’m afraid of is that my husband</i> …

Mentoring

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

Life doesn’t reward you for what you know, but for what you do

Most people have adapted to consuming low-level information on the internet. This is the equivalent of filling your car with water or eating …

Self-improvement

Are Real Estate Agents Still Relevant In The Age Of Tech?

Technology has forever changed how Americans shop for homes. Thanks to sites like Zillow, Trulia and the dozens of others like them, buyers can now browse listings, find homes and narrow their search all on their own—without ever calling in an agent.<p>And with online mortgage lenders cropping up left …

Real Estate

Miami-Madrid Flight Diverts to Military Base in the Middle of the Atlantic

Overnight Friday, an Iberia flight from Miami (MIA) to Madrid (MAD) squawked 7700 — indicating an emergency — and diverted to a Portuguese Air Force …

Flying

Your child wants to start a YouTube channel? Here are some points to consider.

It seems that online video stardom has replaced big-screen fame as a goal for young kids. And unlike making it big in Hollywood, becoming a YouTube star seems more accessible, because the platform is open to anyone. So it’s no surprise that many parents and teachers are telling me their kids and …

Social Media

How to Write the Perfect Business Plan: A Comprehensive Guide

Thinking of starting a business? Here's the best step by step template for writing the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Maybe you think you don't need a step by step guide to writing a great business plan. Maybe you think you don't need a template for writing a business plan. After all, some …

Small Business

Five Ways Bullet Journalling Has Improved My Mental Health

It has enabled me to identify certain anxiety triggers and track my moods<p>EmRoseCarey via Getty Images<p>I have struggled with depression and anxiety for …

Mental Health

The Answer to Everything

—<br>In a moment of frustration with the recurring anxiety I’ve been feeling over the past month, I angrily asked my anxious mind, “What do you want from …

Mindfulness

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

Mom Is Warning Parents About an Online Game After Her 7-Year-Old's Character Was Sexually Assaulted

The mom from Raleigh, North Carolina took to Facebook to issue a warning to other parents about a popular multiplayer online gaming platform called Roblox.<p>As a parent, you often take as many measures as you can to protect your kids from potentially inappropriate media on a variety of platforms, …

Should You Still Buy This 9.1%-Yielding, Monthly-Paying REIT?

<b>Whitestone REIT</b> (NYSEMKT:WSR) is a small REIT income play for investors with an above-average risk tolerance and that desire to capture high, …

How Dads Can Interpret the Grunts of our Preteen Daughters

—<br>“Ugh,” my twelve-year-old daughter says. Wait, is this a talking moment? Nope. It’s a grunted moment. So it’s more accurate to write “Ugh,” my …

Watch 20 Talks Photographers Gave at B&H Optic 2018

B&H held its Optic 2018 conference and trade show for outdoor and travel photography earlier this month, and now you can watch 20 of the talks given …

Is The MLS Dead? The Threat Of Tech And New Homebuying Habits

One of the biggest benefits of using a real estate agent has long been their access to the Multiple Listing Service (MLS)—a comprehensive database of agent- and broker-listed homes in any given area.<p>Sellers enjoyed more exposure for their properties, while buyers had access to exclusive listings …

Real Estate

Letter: Ethics are not the same as morals

Tim Zeak makes a moot point by confusing ethics with morals [“Atheists are more moral than religious conservatives,” June 1].<p>Granted, those claiming …

Fujifilm X Series and the Brenizer Method

Another FujiLove Academy video just went online and is now available for all FujiLove Magazine subscribers. This time we have something pretty …

Ancient wisdom reveals 7 rituals that will make you happy

You and I are not the first people to wonder, “How can I live a happier, more fulfilling life?” Not by a long shot.<p>Stoicism and Buddhism are both a …

Mindfulness

Nanoparticles from tea leaves 'destroy lung cancer cells'

<b>Nanoparticles derived from tea leaves could be the key to a leap forward in treating lung cancer, scientists have "accidentally" discovered.</b><p>The joint Swansea University and Indian team was actually intending to create markers for detecting tumours.<p>They were amazed to discover the "quantum dots" …

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Largest ever microbiome study offers novel insights into gut bacteria and human health

The American Gut Project – a global, crowdsourced citizen science effort – has published the first results from one of the biggest gut microbiome …

How the 50-mm Lens Became ‘Normal’

It’s often called the optic that best approximates human vision, but approximation is relative. An Object Lesson.<p>It was the curved shape of the lens that led to its name being borrowed, in the late 17th century, from the Latin name of the lentil plant, <i>lens culinaris</i>. In French, another word for …

Microscopy

This Is Your Brain on Sugar, According to Neuroscience

Insert joke about this video being "sweet."<p>Sugar, in its most basic form, is a natural and simple combination of elements. But when artificially …

The One Simple Thing That Finally Got My Kids to Stop Fighting

Remember when you thought your kids would be best friends, sharing toys and learning from each other in harmony every day of their lives? If so, I …

Parenting