Brigitte LaFlaca

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5 Adventures Your Teenager Will Love

Once the kids hit their teen years, it’s almost impossible to convince them to go on another family trip that doesn’t include a posse of their …

13 Vibrant Communities For Digital Nomads And Remote Workers

Freelancing is transforming the way people work and live. Rapid technological progression enables millions of people to work from anywhere in the world as long as there is an internet connection.<p>No matter where you work you must get stuff done. Being in remote places can cause severe technical and …

Digital Nomads

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Medicine

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

Short break in Bangkok: 3 tailored itineraries

Bangkok has a reputation as an intimidating city. So much so that many travellers decide to give it a miss – or at least short shrift – en route to the islands or up north. But if you've got a day or two to spare, we strongly recommend stopping by to get a taste of Thailand's cosmopolitan capital. …

Asia Travel

16 Awesome & Affordable American Winter Trips

From the beaches of Florida to the snow-capped Rocky Mountains, from the Caribbean to Hawaii—not to mention secret islands that stay warm all …

Best-Kept Secrets of Priceline

Shhh... Here's what no one tells you about finding travel deals on Priceline. Use these tips to search wisely, bid smart, and save big.

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

University College London

11 eye-popping bars from around the world

It's time to ditch your local dive bar.<p>All over the world, people are knocking back shots and cocktails in unique bars with crazy themes and decor.<p>In …

6 Small Changes to Your Morning Routine Will Transform Your Entire Day | Inc.com

The first few minutes of your morning are the most important of your day and can set the tone for positivity and productivity. Ideally, you have an app or clock that taps into your natural circadian rhythm and wakes you during your "best time" within a certain window. Getting jarred out of a deep …

Time Management

How to Criticize Your Kids Without Ruining Their Self-Esteem

The best praise is focused on a child's effort, not the child's traits, as I wrote in "Why Some Kids Try Harder and Some Give Up."<p>The same is true of criticism.<p>In one study by Columbia University researchers, kindergarteners were given a scenario: a teacher asks them to create a house out of Legos …

Parenting

10 Dazzling Photos That Are Proof Prague Is Europe's Prettiest City

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Prague isn't typically at the top of travelers' bucket lists, but just because it isn't Europe's biggest metropolis doesn't mean that this stunning city should be ignored. Seriously, the place is downright dazzling. Oh, and the beer is delicious (and historically cheaper than …

Places to See Before You Die

Beautiful Tram Station In South Korea. Photo by Aaron Choi

5 Ways to Increase Your Spiritual Awareness

Many of us seem to think that being spiritual means we have to be religious. Just because you aren’t directly affiliated with a specific religion …

50 Inspiring Motivational Quotes to Increase Your Confidence | Inc.com

• "The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you." <i>William Jennings Bryan</i><br>• "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." <i>Vincent Van Gogh</i><br>• "Always be yourself and have …

Motivation

These Keyboard Shortcuts Will Unlock New Levels Of Productivity

So what are these magical secrets? Below are some that I use every day while editing Business Insider or doing anything else on a computer. Try picking them up one at a time and you'll find they become a natural part of your workflow.<p>Note: These are Mac shortcuts used in Chrome, but many are valid …

Operating Systems

8 Things Really Efficient People Do | Inc.com

Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that bring satisfaction, happiness and profit. Some people are actually very adept at efficiency. They manage every manageable moment so they have more …

Time Management

12 Weird Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

<b>Oil Pulling</b><br>If you haven't heard the buzz about oil pulling yet, it's time to get on the bandwagon. Swishing coconut oil around in your mouth for 20 minutes a day (preferably at the beginning of the day, before you brush your teeth) may help to detoxify your body, cure headaches, whiten teeth, and …

Skin Care

The Big Problem With Small-Business Websites (Infographic) | Inc.com

Your customers today expect to be able to go online and easily find information about your company as well as ways that they interact with you. For many small businesses, however, this isn't the case. The infographic below, created by Column Five Media for legal practice management software …

Small Business

21 Ways to Boost Your Personal Creativity | Inc.com

The early stages of a new company are full of creativity.<p>Nothing has been built yet, so you get to spend months dreaming up every part of your business, including the brand and culture. Since this is often done with a small group of people, the experience is truly exhilarating. You come home from …

Productivity

Warren Buffett Reveals His No. 1 Investment Strategy That Anyone Can Follow

Warren Buffett has made his fortune by investing; his net worth stands at $53.5 billion, as estimated by Forbes, gained through a lifetime spent …

26 Travel Sites Global Yodel Recommends For Daily Inspiration

<i>By Helen Anne Travis</i><p>Summer's almost here. That means hundreds of thousands of you are about to hit the road, air or sea en route to your next adventure. To get you pumped, we here at <b>Global Yodel</b> compiled 26 of our favorite travel sites below.<p>Read on to discover sites that help you prep for your …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

American Classic: Coronado Island

In 1888, two things I love were born: the National Geographic Society (obvious bias here) and the <b>Hotel del Coronado</b>. I realized the coincidence as I stood in the Del’s wood-paneled lobby, where, on the surface, little appears to have changed in the past 126 years except for the attire of the crowds …

Listen to the Most Relaxing Song Ever

Looking for something to help you relax before bed that doesn't involve popping a pill? You might want to load up your iPod with a song by Manchester …

Meditation