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5 Alternative Photography Processes That Challenge Convention and Realism

Some photographers live by a set of rules: they follow the standard conventions of exposure and image development to produce realistic photographs …

Build real-time battery drain warnings using Tasker - Android customization

Last week on our Android customization series we took a somewhat confusing and in-depth look at storing battery data at various points throughout the day. While that was a great tool for capturing long term battery statistics, we are going for something a little more immediate this week, using …

How to Walk the Buddha’s 8-Fold Path to True Peace and Happiness

I’ve found that people are often surprised to hear that Buddhism is really about finding happiness.That the Buddha’s teachings aren’t about …

This concept from Zen Buddhism will help you let go of beliefs that are holding you back

A buddhist statue. Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri<p>I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. <br>Coaches tend to come up through a certain system. New coaches will often land their first job as an assistant …

Why nice people finish last—and how to fix that

<i>By Tessa Berenson/TIME</i><p>Adam Grant, the youngest tenured professor at Wharton Business School, wants nice people to finish first. But, according to …

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

10 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Buddhist Teachings

Buddhism is a very peaceful religion that centers around releasing oneself from attachments and feelings of dissatisfaction, and embracing liberation …

5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

Thinkstock<p>Provided by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services<p>Your brain is constantly developing as you age. While certain brain functions …

7 Keys To A Happy, Healthy Brain

Take care of your noggin and you'll be sharp as a tack at age 95!<p>Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?<p>A lot of it has to do with genetics, but certain lifestyle factors also play an important role in how our brain ages. …

3 Books You Absolutely Must Read Next Year

There is a famous conversation between Eisenhower and the Russian General Zhukov. Ike asked, how did you advance so quickly across those minefields …

Alan Watts on What Reality Is and How to Become What You Are

This past holiday season, I attended a meditation retreat at a remote but renowned center for “deep change in self and society,” where I was struck — more sharply than I have been before — by our culture’s conflicting values of material success and self-transcendence. That disconnect was manifested …

Alan Watts

7 Conversational Tips to Be More Confident

Confidence can carry you through a lot in life. It can help you perform better in job interviews, appear more authoritative when addressing a crowd, …

Public Speaking

6 Things You Should Always Include on Your Resume

Capturing someone’s attention and making a great first impression in just six seconds is no easy feat. Now, imagine trying to do this without ever …

Employment

Shoshin: A Remarkable Zen Concept Used to Let Go of Old Assumptions

I played baseball for 17 years of my life. During that time, I had many different coaches and I began to notice repeating patterns among them. …

Taking Up These 10 Hobbies Will Make You Smarter

There is a general perception that we can’t do much to enhance our intelligence. It’s almost always believed that whether you’re smart or not is …

A Raincoat That Will Actually Keep You Dry

Without drowning you in sweat<p>PROBLEM<p>Waterproof jackets aren’t good multitaskers. Sure, vinyl or PVC slickers are impenetrable, but while they keep rain out, they lock sweat in--making you feel clammy. One fix is the waterproof breathable jacket. The key to its success is a delicate membrane …

3 Mudras To Plug Back Into Your Spirit

3<p>SHARES<p>You know how you can get when you miss your practice for a few days? When the narrative in your head pulls you away from your true Self and …

7 Super Unproductive Habits Most People Have

Information overload is a creature that has been growing on the Internet’s back since its beginnings. The bigger the Internet gets, the more …

Productivity

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Photographer Takes Incredible Self Portraits Posed in Vast Landscapes

Photographer Nicholas Roemmelt reminds us just how big and beautiful our world is with his ongoing series of breathtaking self portraits. Based in Austria, the 40-year-old is lucky enough to have nature that's easily accessible from his backyard. He'll hike the nearby mountain and insert himself …

Shooting Simple Product Photos with Printer Paper and a Window

Indian photographer Kunal Daswani created this short and sweet beginner’s tutorial on how you can easily shoot a product photo using natural window …

7 Books to Get You Through Travel Delays, Bad Company, and Other Holiday-Time Situations

November means travel. It means time with the family. And that means you need to get away (mentally, at least). The month’s best new books provide a solution to—or escape from—every holiday-time situation.

solitude

Fishing in The Mist

Boat Pose

402<p>SHARES<p><i>(par-ee-POOR-nah nah-VAHS-anna)</i><i><br>paripurna</i> = full, entire, complete<i><br>nava</i> = boat<p><b>Step by Step</b><p><b>Step 1</b><p>Sit on the floor with your legs straight in …

How I Make Money as a Travel Photographer in 2015

Long gone are the days in which being a travel photographer simply meant you shot photography for a certain travel magazine or newspaper. The world …

Photography