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How to Use Metering in Your Photography

Sometimes, it can be quite uncanny just how accurately our camera meters are at getting the right exposure. The technology is highly sophisticated, …

How to Photograph Sunsets: 10 Tips for the Perfect Shot

We all love capturing sunsets. Not surprisingly, photographs of sunsets (including sunrise, for that matter) constitute a big portion of the …

How to Take Photos in Low Light

Images of night scenes never fail to impress. Night-time images have great ambiance, something which is often absent in flat, bright, daylight …

15 Tips for Successful Fireworks Photography

15 tips for successful fireworks photography: what camera settings to use, what equipment do you need, how to set up and get the most colorful …

New Year’s Eve Photography Tips

1<p>Take Outside Shots<p>Depending on where you live, taking New Year’s Eve photos outside will give you an extra variable on what to shoot and when. Many …

Top 5 Foods to Help You Sleep Better and Stay Healthier | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Many adults today suffer insomnia. If not that, they rarely have a restful night’s sleep. They are usually restless, cannot seem to find a …

What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

<i>“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them,”</i> wrote James Gordon Gilkey in his 1934 guide to how not to worry. <i>“Don’t worry about popular opinion … Don’t worry about the past. Don’t worry about the future. … Don’t worry about anybody getting ahead of you,”</i> F. Scott …

Watermelon & Honeydew Sorbets With Lemongrass Sauce

Watermelon & Honeydew Sorbets With Lemongrass Sauce from Tartelette• 4 cups watermelon, seeded and diced<br>• 1/2 cup sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons lemon juice<br>• 4 cups …

Parents' Harsh Words Might Make Teen Behaviors Worse

Most parents yell at their kids at some point. It often feels like the last option for getting children to pay attention and shape up.<p>But harsh verbal discipline may backfire. Teenagers act worse if they're yelled at, a study finds.<p>No matter how much you shout, your teenagers don't listen. - …

7 Things You Should NEVER Say to Your Tween or Teen

<i>By Michele Borba, Ed.D. for GalTime.com</i><p>Talking with an adolescent can be like walking through a minefield; at any moment, you could be asking what you thought was a simple, sincere question, only to find it triggering an explosive response. You know that communication keeps you connected to your …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love looking through everything to find some great new music amongst everything.<p>BRONCHO<p>This Tulsa band is young, raw and loud. Is there anything better than that in the world of music? Through the scratchy vocals and simple guitar rhythms, BRONCHO has a fresh and modern …

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How to Create a Game of Chance in PowerPoint

1<p><b>Open Microsoft PowerPoint.</b> Create the title slide (your choice of title name). It might be something like: "Mike's Lottery of the Day" or "Felicia's …

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

Mindfulness

The Smart Way To Handle Failure | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>When you fail, you have a choice – focus on facts or feelings.</b><p>If you emphasize your feelings after an instance of failure, you’ll succumb to the …

8 Keys to Creating a Loving, Joyful Relationship

Do you believe that if you have to work on a relationship, it's not the right relationship for you? Having worked with couples for 45 years, I can tell you without a doubt that this is NOT true!<p>However, "working on a relationship," doesn't mean that it has to be hard. It primarily means that you …

Safe-Space

How to Make Easy Pink Lemonade - The Easiest Way

7 Essential Fruits & Vegetables for Beautiful Skin

Ever wondered if you could eat your way to beautiful skin?<p>I’ve worked in skin care and cosmetics for enough years to see many products go through the …

11 Natural Skin Care Products That Are Already in Your Fridge

Your kitchen = your new Sephora.<p>It's time to toss the face toner with ingredients that you can't pronounce and go all natural this season. We spoke with expert Alexis Wolfer, founder of the popular natural beauty website, The Beauty Bean, about how champagne, yogurt, and even coffee grounds can do …

What fruits can whiten teeth, help get rid of acne acne, and fix split ends? Get our natural beauty tricks.

Fruit stands may stick around only for the summer, but beauty is always in season! The next time you head to the farmer’s market, keep in mind that …

12 Relationship Truths We Often Forget

• <b>All successful relationships require some work.</b> – They don’t just happen, or maintain themselves. They exist and thrive when the parties involved …

Thoughtless

• <b>Author:</b> S.C. Stephens<p>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author S.C. Stephens comes a powerful and emotional contemporary romance featuring a young woman in a new city who finds herself torn between her handsome, reliable boyfriend and a sexy local rock star.<p>For almost two years now, Kiera’s …

My Education

• <b>Author:</b> Susan Choi<p><b>An intimately charged novel of desire and disaster from the author of American Woman and</b> <i>A Person of Interest</i><p>Regina Gottlieb had been warned about Professor Nicholas Brodeur long before arriving as a graduate student at his prestigious university high on a pastoral hill. He’s said …

The 4 Best Summer Fruit and Veggie Recipes

Make the most of farm-stand freshness before the season’s over. Get the recipes<p>With these four summer beauties—tomatoes, peaches, corn, and cherries—the wait for the warmth is worth it. When they're brought in from afar off-season, quality suffers.<p>Corn, for example, can quickly lose sweetness as it …

The Self-Freezing Soda Pop Trick

The “King of Random” Grant Thompson shows a trick to make Coca-Cola (or any soft drink) “freeze on command.”<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid …

Stop Lying To Yourself: How To Change That Voice In Your Head

<i>Oh, dear... the things we say to ourselves that a) aren’t true and b) keep us in a rut of our own making.</i><p>By Leigh Newman<p><b>1. "Asking people is too embarrassing."</b><p>This little lie is also known as "I can do it all by myself," which is really "I have to do it all by myself," which is really "I don’t have …

3 Steps to Build Intuition

What do you <i>really</i> want?<p>Living authentically is to know what you truly desire and take the actions to create exactly that.<p>Amidst all the noise and …

The Dog That Taught Me the Strength of Love

<i>By Matt Rosenman</i><p><i>This article is a personal reflection on the life of my old dog and forever best friend. If you do not appreciate dogs, this article</i> …

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

5 Ways to Improve Your Relationship Right Now!

All relationships — even the best ones — require continuous care and hard work. But that doesn’t necessarily mean taking big actions or making …