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8 Reasons Why You Never Want To Have Sex Anymore

A sex therapist weighs in on some surprising libido killers.<p>There are a bunch of obvious reasons why you might not want to have sex on any given night: you've had a hell of a day at work (long bath > sex), you're dealing with a bout of depression or anxiety, you haven't slept a full eight hours in …

Are there side effects to masturbation?

Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Many bizarre claims surround masturbation, such as going blind, and most …

15 reasons why people deny themselves happiness

I've been on a Brene Brown kick recently, and I'm not fighting it.<p>While reading Dr. Brown's book, The Gifts of Imperfection some time ago, I was struck by her, "Worthiness Prerequisite List." The worthiness list is basically a list of stuff in your head that you think needs to happen before you can …

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

End the year strong with these rare (and counter-intuitive) habits for a better life.<p>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 …

Happiness

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

When and Why You Should Turn Your Images Black and White

For many photographers, particularly hobbyists, making an image black and white is almost arbitrary. I remember in the early days of my photography, …

Tutorials

Here Are the 2 Words You Need to Say to Yourself in Order to Become Unstoppable

The language you use can mean the difference between empowerment and determination, versus disempowerment and giving up.<p>Maybe it's a good idea you watch your mouth.<p>When we decide to acquire new habits and rid ourselves of old, harmful ones, we tend to focus the most on motivation and the logistics …

Framing

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

This Is How to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation, According to Science

Caroline Webb, author of How to Have a Good Day, uncovers the science behind owning the room in a social situation.<p>Caroline Webb, the renowned economist, leadership coach, and author of <i>How to Have a Good Day,</i> has helped hundreds of organizations be more effective through behavioral economics, …

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Wanna Lose Those Last 10 Pounds? These 3 Guys Will Show You the Way

The Scale Back Alabama program is encouraging Southerners to change their lives and drop a few pant sizes in the process<p>In Alabama, they're not just "big-boned." Some two-thirds of adult Alabamians are either overweight or obese. Then there are the complications: Heart of Dixie is the buckle of the …

Five Ways Fujifilm Can Improve the X Series

I have a lot of love for Fujifilm. They are the first camera company I’ve found who genuinely tailors every feature of their products to their users. …

This iPhone App Uses AI to Auto-Hide All Your Naughty Photos

Nude is a new app for iOS devices that will automatically identify and hide all of your sensitive photos, protecting them from prying eyes and making …

Apps

Why You Must Not Call Yourself a Photographer

Dear friend,A practical word of advice: don’t call yourself a photographer. Rather, call yourself a “visual artist”, or better yet—an “artist”— or …

7 Ways To Up Your Photography Skills For Under $30

<i>Here are seven courses every photographer can benefit from.</i><p>Very broadly speaking, there are three main types of photographers out there: The Snapchat …

Photo Manipulation

Bored With Photography: Tips From Peter McKinnon

Usually for me it starts after the peak of fall foliage. After a busy year of spring portraits, wedding season, fall shoots, and some photographic …

What You Need to Know About Photo Contests Before You Enter

Photography contests are attractive to photographers of all kinds, but especially newcomers to the discipline. It doesn't matter what niche or style …

These 2 Bad Habits Cause Conflict in Your Workplace. Here's How to Fix Them

Office conflict costs U.S. businesses about $359 billion annually.<p>How often have you experienced conflict in the workplace? This could be in the form of bickering, gossiping, or outright confrontation done in an unhealthy way. I've seen it happen in leadership groups to rank-and-file employees in …

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How to read more effectively

Whether you’re dissecting Adam Smith’s <i>The Wealth of Nations</i> or relaxing poolside with <i>50 Shades of Grey</i>, reading is, for many of us, a regular source of joy, perspective, and ideas, which enable us to grow personally and professionally. But here’s the catch: We live in a world of never ending …

Writing

Sharpening in Photoshop – The Complete Guide

Sharpening is one of those things in post-processing that makes a lot of people scratch their heads. There are multiple sharpen tools in Photoshop, …

Tutorials

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It)

What you do can make you extremely likable, but so can what you don't choose to do.<p>Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you …

Self-improvement

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It

Actions speak louder than words.<p>I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going …

Arts and Crafts movement

How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Why Fear Street Photography?

Man with flip phone. Tokyo, 2017What are we so afraid of in street photography, and <i>why</i> are we afraid?<i>CONQUER YOUR FEARS AND MEET NEW PEERS ></i>What do …

Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg Think This 1 Teaching Method Will Shake Up Education. Here's Why You Should Care

Personalized learning is the way forward in education and therefore our economy. Here's why.<p>We currently don't have the silver bullet to education. We're not quite sure what works and what doesn't. Maybe it's because we all learn differently. But whatever the reason, "personalized learning" is on …

Education

Photo Basics: Here Are the Best Camera Settings for Capturing Just About Any Scene Imaginable (VIDEO)

Today’s modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are truly wonders of technology, offering all the creative control necessary for handling just about any …

The science behind the 15 most common smart drugs

<i>More photos from this reportage are featured in Quartz’s new book</i> The Objects that Power the Global Economy. <i>You may not have seen these objects before, but they’ve already changed the way you live. Each chapter examines an object that is driving radical change in the global economy. This is from</i> …

The Brain

10 passive-aggressive work phrases and what they really mean

You know the feeling: After explaining how your team’s latest project is going in a detailed email that’s super easy to read, the one person who …

Self-help

7 Steps to Quickly Becoming an Influential Expert in Any Field

Developing the relationships you need to succeed can't be done if you are self-absorbed and transactional.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Developing highly influential work is a process that can be mastered. Not only mastered, this process can be replicated …

Self-improvement