“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. Because it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”―Maya Angelou
Capturing that magical wildlife photo takes decent equipment, an extreme amount of patience and a little bit of luck. Beyond composition and color, the best wildlife photographs give you a reason to pause.
When I was young, there was said to be an ancient Chinese curse that went, "May you live in interesting times." Leading a busy life, I didn't look deeply into what this meant, or even if it was true. What's wrong with interesting times?
I’m talking about comparing myself to “successful” people. People who have achieved things. Things that I want to achieve. They’re the kind of person I aspire to be like. Seemingly, they have it all: money, success, fame, happiness.
Everyone has that person in the office. You know, the one who always seems to get way more done than everybody else, but who never seems stressed or frantically trying to finish an assignment. How does he or she get it done?
Procrastinators waste too much time, but to get over this bad tendency, you need to know why you procrastinate. Dr. Joseph Ferrari of DePaul University has categorised a few basic types of time-wasters, and has solutions for them too.