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Rock Your Day - Time Management Tips & Business Productivity Techniques

Rock Your Day - Time Management Tips & Business Productivity Techniques

Start Your Day in 33 Different Ways Mornings are underrated. I consider them fundamental for the whole diurnal experience. What you do in the very first moments of your morning will fundamentally and inexorably shape your entire day. Most of the time you spend your mornings by routinely performing some habits, on auto pilot. Consciously inserting your intentions in these very first moments will have a huge effect. Here are at least 33 ways in which you can transform your days by only spending 5 minutes every morning. 1. I love the morning stillness and the unspoken promise of something ready to start. 2. And do nothing. 3. Point your mind to something you’re really grateful for and stay there. 4. Regardless of the current season. 5. You’re going to spot it pretty easily if you put your mind to it. 6. Write an answer to an old question, do part of a small chore, move an object out of somebody’s way. 7. Empty your mind and isolate from your environment. 8. 9. Like in getting physical. 10. 11. Let go. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.

Learn the Basics of Photoshop in Under 25 Minutes Effective Use of Color Psychology in Web Design Colors are vital elements it web designing. It can make a site look visually attractive. It is important for web designers to consider colors for it can greatly influence the site and the visitors as well. The choice of colors has different effect to a person. Different colors influence the mood and state of the human mind. 1. The color red is considered as the hottest and most dynamic color. View Site Finer Home uses red as its primary color and is made even more appealing with the use of floral patterns. View Site Also using patterns and two shades of red for its stripe background, Holiday To Go succeeded to make the site look more inviting for costumers. 2. The color orange can show comfort, creativity, celebration, fun, youth, and affordability. View Site Colourpixel managed to use different shades of orange for their site which make it look creative and vibrant. View Site A darker shade of orange is seen in Traffik giving it a more serious and professional look. 3. View Site View Site 4.

My Photography Tutorials - Photos of Professional Dancers in Everyday Situations - Gallery – November 13, 2011 Featured , Gallery , Tutorials Jordan Matter , has a unique eye for taking in natural poses. He is one of thousands of photographers from New York has never been one to shy away from long odds. Having been a baseball player and an actor, he knows a thing or two about competition. After a career in acting, he decided to pursue his grandfather’s profession, photography, and has been able to build a fruitful career. Jordan’s models are engaging – drinking a Coke at the stairs of the Met, riding the train or having a picnic near the famous “Painted ladies”. You can see a young girl doing splits while listening to music in the Apple Store, or a businesswoman doing handstands on the moving escalator. 90950" title="Photos of Professional Dancers in Everyday Situations" url="

How To Improve As A Guitarist Music is a part of everyone’s lives. When one thinks of music, one normally thinks of symphonies, pianos, rock bands and quite naturally guitarists. Everyone wants to be the next Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen, but most people do not have the talent or the time to tune up their guitaring talents. As there are no shortcuts to success in business, similarly there are no shortcuts to become a great guitarist. Every musician needs hours of practice with their instruments to be called the best in their chosen fields of specialty. To become better with the guitar needs not only practice but also some skills in various processes like technique, tuning and the likes. Technique: understanding the techniques of the guitar is what truly distinguishes a good guitarist from a great guitarist. Ear training: ear training as important to guitaring as tuning and technique is. Playing the guitar can bring endless pleasure to the guitarist and to the listener. Learn Guitar Lesson Review Beware of your thoughts, they become your words. Beware of your words, they become your actions. Beware of your actions, they become your habits. Beware of your habits, they become your character. Beware of your character, it becomes your destiny. - Unknown I hear, I forget. Animation on a Bike Here’s a wonderful zoetrope animation using paper discs mounted on bicycle wheels by Katy Beveridge as part of her 3rd year dissertation project at CSM in London. Beveridge mentions being partially influenced by the technique of Tim Wheatley who has also explored the ideas of bicycle-wheel animation. See many more zoetrope videos previously on Colossal. (via peta pixel)

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How Far Away is the Sun? Another Visualization. - Brad BlogSpeed Alright, this one’s a doozy. After the reasonable popularity of last week’s scale picture that illustrated the distance between the Earth and the Moon, I just had to take things to the next logical level. Today I’ve reduced the scale, and increased the image size dramatically, to represent one astronomical unit (AU), or the distance between the earth and the Sun. So allow me to just say ahead of time that I apologize if this post breaks anyone’s computer. I also realize that this down scrolling visual device, one that worked so well on the moon example, strains its usefulness here. But try not to, at least for a while. I had a thought while working on this today, the kind of thought that always gives me pause. If you enjoyed this post, please consider: Vidpicks is where I aggregate all the cool science/art videos I either create or scour up from across the web, and is filled with interesting, informative, and inspiring content. Cheers! *The mean distance of course. <<back to blog

35 Hilarious Illustrations by Glennz Last June, the Sifter did a post on the awesome work of artist and illustrator extraordinairre, Glenn Jones aka Glennz. Glenn is a graphic designer and illustrator from Auckland, New Zealand. ‘GLENN’ from ‘NZ’ = GLENNZ; which was his user name on the T-shirt design site What started as a hobby quickly became a booming success, eventually leading to the launch of his own t-shirt site where he now sells all of his designs. Today, it’s time for a follow-up as Glenn so much awesome work, an update was necessary! If you enjoyed this article, the Sifter highly recommends: 25 Hilarious Illustrations by Glennz

National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 - In Focus National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose: Many people pilgrimage to Uluru, but what is seen there often depends on where you've come from. Eruption of the Cordon del Caulle. Beluga whales in the arctic having fun. This is a streetcar in New Orleans traveling back towards The Quarter on St. This image captures almost 6 hours of climbing parties on Rainier going for the summit under starry skies. Russia, polar region of West Siberia, Tazovsky Peninsula.