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How to Make a Strong Food Photo – 5 Food Photography Tips for Strong Photos

As a visual artist, a great photographer has a knack of summarizing her vision of the scene into one frame. She does this by understanding her vision …

Landscape Photography

Lighting for Food Photography and Other Tips – Interview with Liz Vidyarthi

Light is the most important element of photography. Without light there is no photography. Understanding light and how to use it is important not …

Photography

How Taking Great Food Photos Made Him Good Looking Food Blogger: Mowie Kay from Mowielicious

Last few days have been very exciting. Lot of new things have been happening. One of them as we talked about previously, is interviews with food …

Street Photography

Your Skin Is Talking To You: Are You Listening? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Your skin is a mess and you’ve tried everything. Prescriptions, supplements, peels and oils. But what if something more is at work? What if your skin …

Skin Care

12 Ways to Calm the Overactive Mind

Gregg Prescott, M.S., <i>In5D Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Have you ever laid in bed trying to sleep while a constant stream of thoughts flow through your mind? Do …

18 Night-Time Affirmations Before You Go To Sleep

Here are 18 amazing affirmations to speak aloud to yourself before you go to sleep.I read them every night, and find that they help send me off to …

Positivity Vs Negativity: It's A Question Of Focus | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Well, not for everyone. Some people seem to have it coded into their DNA. The kind of person that has their house burn down, but the cookie jar …

What It Means to Just Be Yourself and 3 Ways to Do It

<b>“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>I’ve heard the statement “just be yourself” so much. It …

Tanzanya Zanzibar

The 3 Laws of the Universe. ~ Roni Elissabeth

The ancient practices of yoga and meditation teach us that we live in a universe that is invested in our success and that functions in certain …

The Best Yoga Poses For Digestion

<i>By Min-Ja Lee</i><p>It's easy to overindulge, and feel bloated and puffy after a big meal. The main cause? Not-so-savory reasons like gas and acid reflux. Instead of popping a Tums and flopping back on the couch, think about trying a natural cure for stomach troubles.<p>"Fifteen minutes of yoga will help …

How to Detox Your Mind: 4 Lessons on How to Stop Overthinking

We talk a lot these days about how to detox our body but not much about how to detox the mind. And it's the overthinking mind full of chaos that holds us back from moving forward in life. It's the overthinking mind that makes us feel anxious and worried about the future. It's the overthinking mind …

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>. Learn the …

Yoga

3 Ways Yoga Can Help Relieve Eating Disorders

Millions of Americans suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge eating. Among teens, the death rate for anorexia is 12 times higher than the other causes of death. Eating disorders are often difficult to successfully treat.<p>Anorexia is characterized by emaciation and …

12 Stupid Things People Care Way Too Much About

By Mark Manson,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/15O1gZy<p>What would a month in blogging be without yet another obligatory “X Things that Blah Blah …

11 Rules For Success, From The People Who Got It Right

No one is born a success, but everyone has the potential to become one. As Will Smith once said, "Greatness is not this wonderful, esoteric, elusive god-like feature that only the special among us will ever taste. It's something that truly exists in all of us."<p>Not there yet? It might help to tap …

D.I.Y Pet Bottle Purse

Posted by ScrapHacker.com on lördag, december 3, 2011 · 1 Comment<p>This is a really great D.I.Y Christmas gift idea! The PET Bottle Purse can fill many …

Sewing

Loving Others Without Expecting Them to Fill a Void

<b>“You must love in such a way that the other person feels free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>Conventional notions of what it means to love are populated with …

Can Stretching Make You Smarter?

Your yoga practice may be doing more for your body than combatting work stress and giving your muscles a good stretch between strength workouts. New …

4 Pilates Moves For Every Body

Actress Kerry Washington's Pilates instructor Nonna Gleyzer—who's also worked with Madonna and Sting—designed this workout to make the most of her clients' core and gluteus muscles.<p>Actress Kerry Washington's Pilates instructor Nonna Gleyzer—who's also worked with Madonna and Sting—designed this …

Workouts

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

Fatigue as a Symptom of Repression

There have been moments when hanging out with a friend that I grew excessively tired. Out of the blue, suddenly I found it almost impossible to keep my eyes open. I've come to realize that there was more going on then just needing to catch up on my sleep. I've come to understand that when I'm in a …

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

How Fitness Saved My Life and Convinced Me to Start a Revolution

If teenager me could see the present me, she'd be horrified.<p>"You became a new-age hippie jock, you traitor!" she'd cry dramatically, then storm off …

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

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

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DIY | Vintage Photo Pillows

Monique Willms<p>7:54 AM DIY<p>I've been trying to figure out what to make some of our family members for Christmas. Last week I saw this pic in my …