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5 things positive people never do

I make an effort to surround myself with positive people. Positive thinking is a cornerstone of mental toughness because positivity creates a mindset …

Happiness

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

Make the most of your iPad with these apps and accessories

The new iPad is certainly a beautiful and powerful device, but you're going to need a few add-ons. So whether you're new to an Apple tablet or you've owned one for awhile, here are the apps and accessories you should get in order to make the most of your iPad.

Shoot Like a Pro with These 8 Clever Camera Hacks from Photographer Peter McKinnon (VIDEO)

Peter McKinnon is an award-winning Canadian photographer and like many pros he’s often had to rig something up in the field to solve a problem. In …

Videography

Apple reigns supreme in Flickr’s annual report, accounting for 8 of the top 10 cameras

It’s no secret that the iPhone has become one of the most used cameras on the market purely due to the fact that the device is in the pockets of millions of users. Not to mention the quality of images taken with the device. Every year, Flickr releases its annual report breaking down the cameras …

Apple shares tips for using Portrait mode with iPhone 7 Plus dual cameras from pro photographers

Apple has shared some tips today on getting the most out of Portrait mode photos on the iPhone 7 Plus. Talking to photographers of various fields, each provides tips on how they’re taking photos with the devices in their day-to-day lives and how the device has impressed them.<p>According to Flickr’s …

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

Motivation

4 Hobbies That Will Lead to Excellent Habits

As another year draws to a close, many of us are already thinking of the ways we can improve our lives in 2017. Whether it be to eat healthier, …

10 Inspirational movie quotes for entrepreneurs

Share25<p>Tweet<p>Share65<p>+16<p>Shares 96<p>Hollywood has produced a lot of memorable movies quotes over the years, and everyone has their favorite. But did you …

Entrepreneurship

8 Excellent Habits That Most Successful People Possess

Many people wonder how they can become highly successful, not realizing that they hold within them everything they need to achieve all of the success …

Ten Simple Retouching Techniques That Will Make Your Photos Pop

<i>What are some of the easiest photo retouching techniques to learn for amateurs? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Archie D'Cruz, Editor, Designer, Writer, on Quora:</b><p>My weapon of choice when it …

iPhone app gives treasured photos new life [Review]

For longer than I have allowed myself to believe, the iPhone has been called a scanner that fits in your pocket. But if I wanted a high-quality copy of an old photograph, I still sought out a flatbed scanner, presuming the results would be superior to taking a picture of a picture with a phone.<p>But …

Apps

6 Plank Variations to Test Your Core Strength

Planks are effective for all athletes, regardless of age, gender, or level of athletic ability. <b>The plank’s power to improve core strength and balance</b> …

Workouts

13 Things You Can Do with MacOS Sierra You Couldn't Before

MacOS Sierra is here and available for everyone —well, at least anyone who owns a Mac made in the last six years. If you’re wondering what’s new in …

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

Workouts

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

How to Use WhatsApp for Mac

Want to use WhatsApp on a Mac? Now you can. WhatsApp is a very popular cross-platform messaging client from the iPhone and Android world that is now …

How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

Self-help

Money Actually Did Buy Me Happiness

Dreams don't pay the bills.<p>One of the most important decisions people face is what they’ll spend the vast majority of their 9-to-5 time doing. …

Happiness

8 Bad Habits You Need to Ditch Before You Turn 30

The consequences of bad habits get worse as you age.<p>You know how hangovers get worse with age? Well, something similar happens with lots of other bad habits beside drinking too. Missteps and unhealthy indulgences that feel consequence free at 23 are multiplied in effect by an aging body or …

Personal Finance

10 Tips for Boosting Your People Skills (Infographic)

Leadership is all about the people and here are 10 ways to boost your people skills.<p>We get promoted because of our technical skills, but our success as managers and leaders is determined by our Emotional Intelligence, or our EQ.<p>This is because it's our EQ which helps us connect with our teams and …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Smart People Copy Great Ideas

Uber. Facebook. Apple.<p>These are some of America’s most innovative and valuable tech companies. But they’re also great copycats.<p>Uber was just a Town …

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

Time Management

16 powerful habits of productive, successful people

<i>Andreas von der Heydt published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Today's (business) world is more complex, ambiguous, and demanding than ever before.<p>At the same time our working days have only so many hours. Fortunately! In addition, I strongly argue that it's not the smartest thing to add hours in …

Basic Strength and Muscle Weight Training Program

This is one in a series of regular weight training programs. Each program is optimized for a specific outcome including general fitness, weight loss, …

The 10 Best Workout Challenges to Test Your Limits

Let’s put whatever workout routines you’re following to the side right now—it’s time for a challenge or break from the typical grind. These one-off …

7 Chrome Extensions That Will Change Your (Internet) Life

Chrome extensions are like internet unicorn glitter: one little button can make your entire web experience magical. Whether you’ve got terrible …

Cut diabetes risk by replacing carbs with 'healthy' fats

After years of being warned about the evils of fatty foods, Americans ate more carbs and cut back on fats. But a new study suggests that replacing even a moderate amount of carbs with fats from vegetable oils, nuts and soybeans can reduce the risk of diabetes.<p>Researchers found that substituting …

Nutrition