Dawn Aldinger

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Google Photos for Android just made tweaking your photos painless

Non-destructive editing makes the jump from iOS<p>An update to the Android version of Google Photos was released yesterday that adds an important feature from the iOS version of the app: non-destructive editing. The updated Android app will now track and save any individual edits you make to a photo, …

8 things to know about the Samsung Galaxy S7's SD card slot

While a good number of people will be completely fine with the 32-gigabytes of internal storage on their Galaxy S7, having the ability to pop in an …

Operating Systems

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

There's a lot you can tell your Android phone to do. Yes, even "take a selfie."<p>With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will …

Problems with the Galaxy S7/Galaxy S7 Edge and how to fix them

Samsung continues to improve on what they started last year, with the latest Galaxy S flagships, the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge boasting an even more refined design and build quality, the mandatory bump to the latest and greatest processing package, a better camera, better battery life, and …

Operating Systems

How to start an interesting conversation with anyone

Stop making people think and start making them feel.Gvahim/Flickr<i>How can I start an interesting conversation?​ originally appeared as a question on Quora. Below we are republishing an answer from Julian Reisinger, founder of Love Life Solved.</i><p>The most interesting conversations aren't about news, or …

Forestry

Bravo's Real Housewives and the Crystal Fishbowl Effect

Starting March 11, Bravo TV's <i>Real Housewives of New York City</i> is up again, like a luxury handbag-hurling dance troupe, called back up on stage for Round 6.<p>I have lauded Andy Cohen from the get-go on the brilliance of his reality TV coupe and still do. Not only is <i>RH</i> a marketing genius and ratings …

5 Things Nurses Want You To Know But Can’t Ever Tell You

1. We cry at home for you.<p>Nurses might seem like we have it all together while we are working hard to take care of you, but the truth is that …

Knowing What to Do When the Path You're On Feels Wrong

<b>“Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” ~Cherokee Proverb</b><p>Age is a funny thing, isn’t it? It’s both an internal and external measurement by …

Finding a Path When You Feel Like Two Different People

<b>“By accepting yourself and being fully what you are, your presence can make others happy.” ~Jane Roberts</b><p>When I was a little girl, I played a lot of …

Positive Thinking

Go Do: Let Go of the Past and Future and Live in the Present

<b>“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” ~Einstein</b><p><b>“Go do, you’ll learn to just let yourself fall into landslide.</b> …

Positive Thinking

Live by Your Values and Everything Else Will Fall into Place

<b>“Until you make peace with who you are, you will never be content with what you have.” ~Doris Mortman</b><p>As I sit here writing this, I am still in the …

Positive Thinking

You Don't Have to Believe Your Negative Thoughts About Yourself

<b>“The outer conditions of a person’s life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.” ~ James Allen</b><p>We all have a picture of ourselves in our …

Positive Thinking

How to Find Your Path When Life Suddenly Changes

<b>“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby.” ~Ruth E. Renkel</b><p>As an ocean lover, I frequently visit the shore, even …

Finding Contentment in the Rhythms of an Everyday Life

<b>“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” ~Paulo Coelho</b><p>As the day of my daughter’s second birthday …

Paulo Coelho

When You Still Don’t Know What You Want to Do with Your Life

<b>“If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is.” ~Unknown</b><p>Sitting at my kitchen table, I can’t help but …

Searching for Your Next Step: How to Deal When You're "In Between"

<b>“A truly happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery while on a detour.” ~Unknown</b><p>After finishing my master’s degree, I felt pretty directionless. I …

Let Go of Shoulds and Stress and Let Yourself Do Nothing

<b>“When you try to control everything, you enjoy nothing. Sometimes you just need to relax, breathe, let go and live in the moment.” ~Unknown</b><p>I am a …

Positive Thinking

How to Be Okay When You Have More Questions Than Answers

<b>“Sometimes questions are more important than answers.” ~Nancy Willard</b><p>I love the color orange. It makes me think of a beautiful ripe papaya, the …

Mind

How to Redefine Yourself by Letting Go of the Past

<b>“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ~Maya Angelou</b><p>When I was eight years old, my …

Letting go of Control and Being Present with Uncertainty

<b>“The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the amount of uncertainty you can comfortably deal with.” ~Tony Robbins</b><p>I didn’t want to believe …

Positive Thinking

Why Fulfillment Comes from Being Yourself

<b>“To wish you are someone else is to waste the person you are.” ~Sven Goran Eriksson</b><p>I have been studying business and marketing for quite some time …

You’re One Moment Away from Being Who You Want to Be

<b>“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” ~Maria Robinson</b><p>Two years ago I was in a meeting …

Tai Chi

More Is Not Always Better: Being Grateful for What Is

<b>“It is not joy that makes us grateful. It is gratitude that makes us joyful.” ~David Rast</b><p>Every New Years Eve I make a list of resolutions that I …

Positive Thinking

How to Create a Happy Future by Accepting the Present

<b>“Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>Imagine if every night …

Embracing Change When It Challenges Your Identity

<b>“The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.” ~Ralph Blum</b><p>During the worst years of my life, yoga saved me.<p>My life …

4 Faulty Beliefs That Cause You to Push Yourself and Do Too Much

<b>“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.” ~John De Paola</b><p>Do you ever work past the point where you know it’s time to …

Positive Thinking