Nostalgia triggers a "reward pathway" in our brains, according to science

Nostalgia is also proven to decrease loneliness and increase resiliency.

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  • Nostalgia is defined as a sentimentality for the past and can be unique to each person.
  • Studies have shown nostalgia can be used to combat loneliness and improve resilience. Nostalgia can also be used to boost creativity.
  • There is a kind of cooperative activity between memory and reward systems in your brain that plays a very specific role in how we experience nostalgia.
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How to stand out as a professional photographer

While everyone has a camera, great photography is still an art mastered by few.

  • While everyone has a camera in the smartphone era, photography is still an art that takes time and discipline to do well.
  • Learning to use natural light and frame landscapes are two challenging photo skills.
  • Great photography begins by choosing the proper gear for the style you have in mind.
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How is the passion economy changing the way we look at jobs?

The rules have changed, and so have we.

  • The widget economy has given way to something entirely different: the passion economy.
  • Whereas the previous economy was fueled by mass production and homogeneity, growth in the passion economy involves more specialized products that less people want more intensely.
  • This shift creates more dynamic, less linear career paths that evolve and change as you do. Ultimately, this will lead to more fulfilling and better paid work.

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3 benefits of working remotely

The standard face-to-face team is inefficient for employees and employers alike.

  • A common misconception is that remote teams are not as productive. That is simply not true.
  • While there are pros to having everyone in a centralized location and on the same schedule, a major benefit of having employees work remotely is that it saves time and money.
  • Having a remote team also gives companies more freedom to hire employees based on skill, not proximity.

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Talent, you’re born with. Creativity, you can grow yourself.

In such states of creative divergent thinking, the body is aroused and the pupils become dilated.

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Creativity, it is said, is intelligence having fun.
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