LaTina Martin

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Grenada, The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas -- there are too many beautiful places to choose from!<p>So why not pick a wild card and head to Grenada?<p>Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean …

Obama to Blame for Hurricanes, Disease -- and Everything Else

Rudy Giuliani is blaming President Obama for the murder of two NYPD officers. Says Rudy, "We've had four months of propaganda, starting with the president, that everybody should hate the police. I don't care how you want to describe it -- that's what those protests are all about."<p>Rudy claims …

Forget an MBA; You Need a GSD | Inc.com

Harold, a procurement manager at a manufacturing company, wanted real-time quotes from suppliers in order to reduce costs, avoid overpaying, and improve operational efficiency. He repeatedly cost-justified the company’s need for this system, and eventually management hired a pricey consulting firm …

How to Burn Belly Fat & Lose Weight With a 7-Minute Interval Workout

Burning belly fat and losing weight with a 7-minute interval workout requires you to work on your abs with a few key techniques. Burn belly fat and …

Fitness

22 Quotes to Kick-Start Real Change

16 Books That'll Amp Up Your Creativity

Is it just us, or does the self-help section of the bookstore feel kind of heavy? You know, like it's carrying the burdens of thousands of readers, …

Eggs Don't Cause Heart Attacks -- Sugar Does

It's over. The debate is settled.<p><i>It's sugar, not fat, that causes heart attacks.</i><p>Oops. Fifty years of doctors' advice and government eating guidelines have been wrong. We've been told to swap eggs for cereal. But that recommendation is dead wrong. In fact, it's very likely that this bad advice has …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm …

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

50 Happiness Quotes to Change the Way You Think

<i>“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”<br>―Abraham Lincoln</i><p>It usually isn’t what you have, where you are, or what you’ve been …

Arise, awake and stop not...

And this, dear friends, is a round-up of rousing reminders. Please follow these practices diligently. They make life feel like a gift to be savoured …

Happiness

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

10 Risks Happy People Take Every Day

<i>“You cannot protect yourself from sadness<br>without protecting yourself from happiness.”<br>―Jonathan Foer</i><p>Almost two decades ago, somewhat as a joke since …

4 Simple But Powerful Tips to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

<b>“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~Charles Swindoll</b><p>I found Tiny Buddha because I have never dealt with stress and …

The Power of Failure: We Get to Decide What It Means

<b>“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~Elbert Hubbard</b><p>Why does this affect me so? What am I …

How to Meditate

I had an extremely alarming early-morning experience a few weeks ago. I woke up in <i>savasana</i> (yoga-speak for 'corpse pose': laying prone, legs splayed, …

8 Chances Unhappy People Never Take

<i>“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.”<br>―Chuck Palahniuk</i><p>For some reason the register at our local quickie mart …

Puerto Rico: (U.S.) Passports Optional

In his latest book, <i>100 Places That Will Change Your Child’s Life</i>, <i>Traveler</i> magazine’s editor in chief Keith Bellows proclaims that the passport is the new diploma — that a child who learns to travel will travel to learn.<p>The sad reality is that only about a third of all Americans have passports. …