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This is Why Photography Will Make You More ‘Mindful’
In the movie Star Wars V The Empire Strikes Back, Luke meets Yoda to receive training as a Jedi Knight. At first, Yoda does not want to train him. He feels Luke is not ready yet. Why not? Listen to what Yoda said about Luke:
Minnie Riperton - A Love Story
She said, “I just don’t want to leave my kids. I don’t want to leave my babies” In January 1976, Minnie Riperton went to the doctor, worried there was a problem. The doctor diagnosed her with breast cancer and shortly afterward she underwent a radical mastectomy. At the time of diagnosis, the doctors gave her about six months to live. Her cancer had metastasized. It was in her lymph nodes.
How to Recognize the Mask of Smiling Depression
The news that Robin Williams, our beloved comedian and Academy Award-winning actor, had committed suicide shocked the world.
7 Powerful Ways to be an Effective Leader
Today, businesses need effective leaders. Harvard Business Review describes Leadership as “the accomplishment of a goal through the direction of human assistants. The man who successfully marshals his human collaborators to achieve particular ends is a leader. A great leader is one who can do so day after day, and year after year, in a wide variety of circumstances.”
5 Unusual Habits of Successful Photographers
The best photographers have a process. A workflow. They’ve developed habits that enable them to produce consistently high-quality pictures, almost every time. Some of those habits may seem a bit unusual to the rest of us.
5 Simple Smartphone Habits That Will Improve Your Photography Now
Most of us carry a smartphone in our pocket and when we see a once-in-a-lifetime event, we grab for our smartphone. Frantically, we try to put the phone into camera mode and capture the moment before it’s gone.
3 Reasons You Should Have Self-doubt
Do you sometimes have feelings of self-doubt? At times, we all experience feelings of self-doubt, a lack of confidence or imposter-syndrome. That’s pretty common in today’s fast-paced world.
Why You Should Read More to Write Better
Writing and playing music have many parallels. When you learn to play the guitar, what do you learn first? Do you start composing your own songs and playing complex chord progressions right from the start? Unlikely.