Victoria Walker

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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Tips for Better Portrait Photography

There are a few techniques that help with taking portraits, and I’m going to share some of those tips with you today. Lighting, composition, camera …

Shutter Speed

5 Yoga Poses for Amazing Arms

Do these moves for arms you can’t WAIT to show off<p>Yoga helps to calm the mind and spirit, but it also creates absolutely gorgeous arms! These 5 moves from the <i>Women’s Health</i> Big Book of Yoga by Kathryn Budig will help build strength in your upper back and shoulders without adding bulk. The result: …

Yoga

7 Lifestyle Photography Tips

Lifestyle Photography, however, is more than taking candid shots. It is about capturing images that reveal a story. Here's some Lifestyle Photography …

The 3 Biggest Kid Photography Mistakes

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A Guide To Daydreaming: How To Make The Most Of Your Wandering Mind

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

Books To Help You Clear Your Mind

<i>By Daniel Lefferts for Bookish.com</i><p>With summertime winding down, work and school back in full swing and the holiday season just around the corner, it's natural to feel discombobulated, short on time and pulled in every direction. To survive the busy-schedule onslaught -- and enjoy yourself while …

Getting from here to there is a chance for a mini meditation

Many meditation retreats, such as the well-known 10-day vipassana retreats consist not only of sitting meditation but also include frequent periods …

Meditation

How to Meditate: A Beginner's Guide

Shares 1.5K<p>Photo: Pond5<p>The word meditation can immediately conjure images of Buddhist monks in saffron robes or new-age beatniks in clouds of incense …

Three Quick Fixes for the Wandering Mind

It happens to all of us: you’re working away on something you’ve got to get done, and suddenly you realize that for quite some time you’ve been lost …

5 Ways To Feel More Spiritually Connected | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’m a spiritual medium; I communicate important messages and insights from the dead to the living, and the way I do this is by going inward and …

Yoga

<i>A simple, relaxing pose has a direct, positive effect on your running.</i><p>If you’re like me, and like most Americans, you spend a decent amount of each …

10 Money Decisions You'll Always Regret

Live fully, move in the direction of the future and regret nothing! Well, except that late-night, infomercial Roomba purchase...and these other …

Personal Finance

The Simple Things You Should Be Doing Every Morning (But Aren't)

The alarm sounds and you're off: Onto checking emails, finding car keys and, if you're lucky, brushing your hair.<p>The madness, the rush of it all -- it's got to stop. Adding intention into your morning routine is in your best interest: It sets the tone for the rest of your day, and may ultimately …

How to Stop Sweating the Small Stuff

Life can be filled with inconveniences, delays, frustrations and worry – losing your keys, getting stuck in traffic, running late for an appointment …

Self-help

How to Follow Your Intuition

Intuition is "knowing" something without being able to explain how you came to that conclusion rationally.[1] It's that mysterious "gut feeling" or …

How to Fall Asleep

Falling asleep isn't always as simple as placing your head on a pillow and shutting your eyes. Thoughts, worries, and discomfort all have a way of …

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Wedding Photography Basics

Shooting a wedding takes a lot more than technical knowledge. Photographers must capture intimacy and fleeting moments in a way that creates powerful …

Quick and Informative Intro to SLR Lenses for Beginners

The world of camera lenses can be a bit daunting when you first start out, and so a videographer and photographer have joined forces to put together …

How to increase your iPhone’s battery life on iOS 7

Advertisement<p>36 Comments<p>With the introduction of iOS 7, Apple added a ton of new and exciting features to your iPhone. However, in order to show off …

Grab a Coffee and Get Comfortable for These Great Photography Links

It's been a terrific week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet to find the best …

Photography

iOS 7: readers tips on hidden iPhone and iPad features

Users of Apple's iPhone and iPad have sent us some of their tips on how to find fun and helpful hidden features in the new iOS 7 operating system.<p>While some of the headline-grabbing features of iOS 7 will only be available on the new iPhone 5S, like the fingerprint ID function, there are many …

iOS

Extremely Essential Camera Skills by Rob and Lauren Lim

The fastest route to better quality photography isn’t buying a new and expensive camera with all the latest bells and whistles. It’s by mastering the …

The Ultimate Guide to Learning how to use Your first DSLR

In this guide we share tips on how to use a DSLR. It's perfect for beginner photographers with their first camera. You'll be taking great photos in …

Photography

These Are the Ways to put the WOW Factor into Your Portraits

Most photographers, at some point in their career, make a decision to begin photographing people. Your decision may be simply to include people in …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …