Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander

People tend to believe that home-based businesses are stress-free. Working from home can actually be stressful. Stress can have a negative impact on an individual and their work if it is not resolved properly. When corrective measures are taken and the work is organized, some stress can be reduced, but the person should remain motivated and strive to overcome it fully. Working from Home: Managing Stress with Ease – by Fitness and Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – Lifestyle Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York Due to the nature of home-based work, a person may feel isolated as there is […]

Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Weight training is an important part of your workout program if you are truly interested in bodybuilding. The importance of weight training in bodybuilding cannot be overstated, but it isn’t the only aspect of any workout program. With a strong weight-training plan, it becomes easier to reach your bodybuilding goals. Bodybuilding and Weight Training Tips – with Coach Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York You need to lift weights that provide resistance to certain muscle groups in order to work on them. As you begin your weight training body-building program, remember to start small and […]

Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money – Real Estate 101 with Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander

Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money – Real Estate 101 with Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander

A good real estate agent knows the importance of escrows and earnest money and can always explain to you what these terms mean. Regardless of whether you choose to use an agent or do it on your own, you should be aware of what these are and how they influence you. Understanding Escrow and Earnest Money – Real Estate 101 with Real Estate Broker Dino Alexander This makes it easier for you to separate those who are not interested in buying from those who are. If both you and the potential buyer manage to iron out all issues during the […]

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris

Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Naomi Harris

–Presentation. Yes, that is the keyword you always need to keep in mind. “The first impression is the last impression” is a proverb that not many people are willing to buy into these days. But in the case of homes, especially an old home that you are showcasing to others, this may very well be the case. It is a time-tested way to make sure that your house gets liked by whoever comes to view it. Selling Your Hudson Valley Home? Here are Tips to Make a Great First Impression – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Realtor Naomi Harris To […]

Easy Weight Loss Basics for Men and Women – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Easy Weight Loss Basics for Men and Women – New Book by Coach Maxwell Alexander

When you say to yourself, “I can’t lose weight”, you are not only prophesying the future, but you are programming your body to do just that. But what if you say “Yes, I can lose weight!” – this statement has the opposite effect and you are getting on the right path to your weight loss success. Dieting and exercising go hand in hand with the emotional aspect of losing weight. Weight loss is a process that takes time and dedication, plus a few easy concepts about nutrition and exercise that are revealed in my new book on weight loss for […]

How to Take Great Portrait Photos – Pro Photography Tips with Maxwell Alexander

How to Take Great Portrait Photos – Pro Photography Tips with Maxwell Alexander

The mobile phone has evolved into a very popular technological gadget that can be used anywhere. A simple click on your camera will allow you to capture moments, unlike when you have to bring along your professional or digital camera, which can really be an inconvenience. In browsing the various social networking sites, you will find millions and millions of photos taken with a mobile phone camera and yet producing very distinct and appealing portraits of people. There has been a tremendous evolution in portrait photography. How to Take Great Portrait Photos – Pro Portrait Photography Tips with Maxwell Alexander […]

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios – The Best Real Estate Photographer in Hudson Valley

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project

Victorian Home Renovation in Cornwall on Hudson, NY – Interior Design and Real Estate Photography Project by Duncan Avenue Studios – The Best Real Estate Photographer in Hudson Valley If you are selling your home on your own, or if you are a realtor who has been in real estate for a long time you already know that having professional real estate photographs for your listings is what will give you a competitive advantage on today’s saturated market. Just a few years ago, it was a luxury and I’ve seen hundreds of listing on MLS with blurry, musky, and unappealing […]

Home workouts for that perfect body – New fitness motivation book by Maxwell Alexander

Home workouts for that perfect body – New fitness motivation book by Maxwell Alexander

Possibly, you or someone you know has tried various home workout efforts without having much luck. You might have seen little or no results, or you might have tried fitness classes, but were unable to keep up with the stress, pressure, and challenges. You will only encounter these problems and become overwhelmed if you don’t have all the facts about exercise and don’t know that getting that perfect body could be stress and expense-free if you choose a home workout plan that is right for you! Your problem might be that you have been approaching your fitness journey incorrectly and […]

Professional Real Estate Photography for Home Sellers and Realtors in Hudson Valley – by Photographer Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Studios – Best Real Estate Photography in Hudson Valley, NY

World-Class Real Estate Photography for Home Sellers and Realtors in Hudson Valley

If you are selling your home on your own, or if you are a realtor who has been in real estate for a long time you already know that having professional real estate photographs for your listings is what will give you a competitive advantage on today’s saturated market. Just a few years ago, it was a luxury and I’ve seen hundreds of listing on MLS with blurry, musky, and unappealing phone photos. Professional Real Estate Photography for Home Sellers and Realtors in Hudson Valley – by Photographer Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Studios – Best Real Estate Photography in […]

Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Selling Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley

Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris: How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley

Whether you are selling your home to move to a new city or just to relocate to the other side of town, you will no doubt want to receive as much money for the property as you can. Real Estate 101 with Naomi Harris, Realtor, Home Selling Expert, Alexander Maxwell Realty – How to Ensure You Get the Best Price When Selling Your Home in the Hudson Valley Luckily, there are a few tips you can follow to ensure your final selling price is as high as possible, such as: •    Stage Your Hudson Valley Home When a prospective […]

Building Your Body Naturally – Natural Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Building Your Body Naturally – Natural Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

A bodybuilder can use a variety of supplements to grow muscles quickly, but many of these substances are synthetic, like steroids. With natural bodybuilding, artificial substances are not used to gain quick muscles. Bodybuilding supplements can still be used since many are natural. Essentially, it means not using man-made chemicals or steroids to build body mass. A very strong stance has been taken by the bodybuilding industry against the use of artificial and illegal substances – especially during competitions. In fact, natural bodybuilders can even compete in their own contests to keep the game fair. Before participants are allowed to […]

Residential Real Estate Photography Project in Poughkeepsie, NY for the Alexander Maxwell Realty – Dutchess County – Hudson Valley – Duncan Avenue Studios

Real Estate Photography Project in Poughkeepsie, NY – Duncan Avenue Studios

Duncan Avenue Studios – Real Estate Photography Project in Poughkeepsie, NY (Dutchess County, Hudson Valley, New York) Home sellers have been facing some challenges because the real estate market has changed so rapidly in the Hudson Valley and around the globe. It wasn’t that long ago that looking for a home meant driving from New York City to the Hudson Valley, picking up flyers and sales packets, and maybe even stumbling upon an open house. Home searches in the 21st century usually start while you’re eating lunch at the office, not while you’re driving. The ease of browsing real estate […]

Using Aerial Drone Photography to Market Your Real Estate Property – Real Estate Marketing Tips for Home Sellers and Realtors by Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Group – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography Services

Using Aerial Drone Photography to Market Your Real Estate Property

When it comes to closing real estate deals, photos are your most effective marketing asset. The power of photos to capture the viewer’s attention is unmatched by the power of words. Moreover, quality photographs are the most effective differentiator when it comes to search engines optimization and appearing on top of search results (on Google or Zillow). Using Aerial Drone Photography to Market Your Real Estate Property in the Hudson Valley – Real Estate Marketing Tips for Home Sellers and Realtors by Maxwell Alexander, CEO, Duncan Avenue Group – Hudson Valley Real Estate Photography Services According to the National Association […]

The Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley and Beyond – Interview with Latwan Banks of Madeline's Room – Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander

Latwan Banks of Madeline’s Room – Interview with the Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley

Just a few days ago, I joined Latwan Banks, the owner and balloon stylist of the Hudson Valley balloon decoration salon Madeline’s Room, at one of her latest balloon styling sessions at Cream Boutique in Newburgh New York and we had an amazing time chatting about balloons and styling, and art. Her work is so fascinating and I had tons of questions about it. The Best Balloon Stylist in the Hudson Valley and Beyond – Interview with Latwan Banks of Madeline’s Room – Exploring Hudson Valley with Dino Alexander Here is how it went: Dino: Why ballon decorations? How did […]

How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art

How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art

When artwork groupings are nicely arranged, they create a collage effect; when they are improperly hung, they become a mess. To maximize how well each piece reads as a group, decide if you need to rearrange the pieces, alter the spacing, or leave them as they are. How to Improve Your Interior Design with Strategically Arranged Wall Art Seeing your pieces too close to each other is like being in a crowded mall: overwhelming and uninspiring. Consider removing only the smallest pieces to give the arrangement some breathing room. Taking down every piece will make the collection look sparse. Put […]

Finding Your Fashion Vibe with the Best Men's Accessories – Presented by HARD NEW YORK – Fashion Accessories for Men

Finding Your Summer Fashion Vibe with the Best Men’s Accessories

Getting a new haircut, updating your wardrobe, and hitting the gym to tone up your body are all great ways to head into summer looking on-trend. Don’t forget your accessories! Making sure you have stylish accessories will help you put together an effortlessly chic outfit every time. Finding Your Fashion Vibe with the Best Men’s Accessories – Presented by HARD NEW YORK – Fashion Accessories for Men There are many reasons why men like to wear fashionable accessories. For some, it is an expression of their fashion sense. A stylish bracelet can add some edge to an outfit, and a […]

Turn Your Living into a Relaxation Oasis with These Simple Home Decor Tips - Presented by Simplida Fine Art – World's Finest Wall Art

Turn Your Living into a Relaxation Oasis with These Simple Home Decor Tips

How do you relax after a long day? Relax a bit at home. However, what if the ambiance or vibe of your home isn’t as inviting as it should be? Sleeping in your bedroom or cooking in the kitchen are two common choices. How do you unwind and relax? Where is your favorite spot? It’s the living room. Whether you want to spend time with your family, play with your children or arrange a get-together, the family room is the place where you can do that. The living room should be a place that gives you that feeling of being […]

Healthy Living: What's the Best Way to Lose Fat – with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

What is the Best Way to Lose Weight? Fitness Motivation with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

There are a number of reasons why most diets fail because ‘their goal is to reduce weight in the short term only, which is not the most efficient way to lose weight. Most of the time, this leads to even more eating when the diet ends and people can choose their old unhealthy favorites once again. What is the Best Way to Lose Weight? Fitness Motivation with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander – Healthy Living: What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight? – with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander Making permanent changes in your daily routine will help you lose weight by […]

MASC Hospitality Group, the creators of Bronx Night Market, are bringing  the party uptown on July 8th

The Best [Post] Covid Celebration is Happening in West Harlem

The Best [Post] Covid Celebration is Happening in West Harlem– MASC Hospitality Group, the creators of Bronx Night Market, are bringing  the party uptown on July 8th This season, MASC Hospitality Group, in partnership with the West Harlem Development Corporation, is kicking off summer with the city’s best food concepts in West Harlem, starting July 8th. The project, Uptown Night Market, is designed to highlight some of the best food concepts in the city. Established members of the community are in support of the BIGGEST party of the year, including Harlem Park to Park Organization, Harlem Late Night Jazz, and […]

Turn your basic backyard into an outdoor oasis - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Turn Your Basic Backyard into an Outdoor Oasis

(BPT) – Summer’s in full swing, but are you truly making the most of it? Creating a vibrant outdoor space can expand the living area of your home, while providing a unique venue for entertaining or relaxation, allowing you to enjoy every free moment to the fullest. From the ultimate sports bar to a zen paradise, the outdoor design possibilities are endless and can be customized to meet your priorities, be it entertaining friends and family or creating the perfect tranquil retreat. As a leader in home comfort for nearly 40 years, Napoleon has extensive expertise in designing products and […]