It is pretty overwhelming to note that just in a matter of four years Instagram enjoys much more than 400 million active users. This is a hugely impressive statistic. Instagram is gaining popularity by the day. This hugely loved photo-sharing app owned by Facebook allows photographers to not only shoot, but also edit and share photos with Instagram users. Even though it is highly debatable whether to regard Instagram as the universally appropriate and legitimate social media platform for showcasing the work of both the upcoming and the already established photographers, there is absolutely no room to deny its power.
You simply cannot undermine the role of Instagram in dramatically transforming the world of photography. Today over... Read More »
Most people, at some point in their life, will need to stand up and speak in front of a group of people. However, for many individuals, standing up in public and doing a speech is one of their greatest fears. If you get nervous when speaking in front of large groups, know that you are not alone. Psychologists attribute our phobia of public speaking to our fear of being ostracised from a group, which thousands of years ago meant imminent death by a large predator. However, with preparation, practice, and experience, people can overcome their fear, build confidence, and deliver memorable speeches.
The Importance of Public Speaking
In our modern world, the ability to present to... Read More »
When it comes to personal growth, more and more people understand the need for constant learning and self-determination. Most of them are aware of the pressure society puts on us, and know that in order to grow, to keep on inspiring others, but also leave enough room to shape yourself to the changes of today’s world, you have to be open towards learning.
Recently I had an “inspiration call” to get in touch with a colleague of mine with whom I haven’t talked for a long time. After starting to work for a company that is a leader in the field of personal growth, spirituality and mindfulness, she got the opportunity to see the world from a... Read More »
Perez Hilton, Pim Techamuanvivit, Catherine Sanderson, the world is awash with people who have made it big by beginning a blog. They turned an idea and some thoughts into action, eventually leading to big money offers and full-time media or publishing careers. However, even if you do not want to make it big as a celebrity blogger, it is possible to use a blog to enhance your job prospects and employability.
How a Blog Improves your Standing
Times were when all you had to showcase your talents was a CV and maybe a cover letter. This gave a limited and formal window into who you were which you could further show off during an interview – if... Read More »
Being an entrepreneur is no cakewalk and you should be careful when you plan to start your dream venture. If you look at the world of business, especially at startups, young generation always tries to do something new in terms of business startup & hope for instant success. And we all know that there is no winning formula for success. More and more young people are looking to open a business. Without knowing the consequences, they make many mistakes. Here, the maxim holds true — failures are the pillars of success. Now, it is crucial for you to tread cautiously and not make any mistake so large that it becomes hard for you to bounce back. This is the... Read More »
Falling in love and moving to another continent. This happened to my brother who found himself in Split in 2011, but what was he was supposed to do? He could teach English again, but it was not really for him. Instead, he chose to follow my path – to work from home. It was easy, as a natural programmer he could work anywhere in the world and still contribute to the company he worked for, back home in Baltimore. In fact, more and more people across the world whether as freelancers like me or remote employees like my brother, are choosing to work from home. However, what are the pros and cons of doing this?
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In order to live life to the fullest, it is important to set goals and continually find ways to improve yourself. Creating a set of goals can be a challenge in itself, but actually achieving them can sometimes seem next to impossible, especially given all of the potential obstacles that you face. But do not fret; if you are truly motivated and are willing to concentrate on your objectives, you can absolutely reach your goals. Here are a few strategies that you can use if you want to know how to set goals and achieve them.
Avoid Overwhelming Yourself
A major mistake that many young people make when planning their goals is that they feel like... Read More »
There are times in our life when we may feel depressed, and things may not be going the way we had intended them to be. These are the times when we rediscover ourselves, realign our lives and chart the way forward. When we read inspirational quotes, we find solace in the struggles of others and how they managed to overcome them. Following ways may help you find yourself in the dark and rekindle the lost light. All it takes is simple steps to make your life better.
Accept your present situation
Dreaming is good, dreaming can help you look ahead in the future, but dreaming at the expense of not accepting your present can be depressing and contagious.... Read More »
Try looking up the word “learning” on the Internet. Is there any common pattern that you find while scrolling through the results? At first, it may seem like most results focus on definitions and learning strategies. There is nothing curious about this, is there?!
The curious observation though, consists of something else: Almost all results on learning are contextualized in the school or university environment. Believing that learning is closely tied only to universities and that it ends once we get out of the academic world, is not real, and to some extent, it is even naïve.
In reality, the process of learning endures throughout our whole life, taking different shapes, as we continue to grow... Read More »
Writing is something you are passionate about. You know there are people who call themselves “writers”, and now you’ve decided you want to join them. Where do you start?
First, like any career, you have to take it seriously. Maybe you have always enjoyed writing, have consistently kept a journal, or used to write really creative stories, poems, etc. when you were a child. No matter what your background is, if you are serious and have the drive, of course, you can make earning money from writing possible.
Look Around You
If you haven’t got your heart set on a certain writing career already, such as a novel writer, a blogger, or a... Read More »