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One of the great joys of a sailing charter in the Caribbean is the chance to just ‘be’; to focus on sailing from port to port, watch the sunrises and sunset on deck and maybe stop off for a drink at an oceanfront bar. If you want to return home feeling refreshed, there’s no reason for a rigid itinerary or cramming too much into the trip. That being said, you may want to get to know a bit more than the shorelines of each island. You may be accompanied by active teens or even a shopaholic or two. Here is our list of the best things to do in the Caribbean – there’s a little something for everyone, allowing you to plan one carefully-chosen activity for the entire group or help each member decide on their must-see or must-do excursion to complement the sailing experience. We also recommend reading about the islands you plan to visit to find out what makes them unique. P... (more)

Amazon Rolls out Welcome Mat for Device Owners This Holiday: Download the Amazon Appstore on Android Phones and Tablets, along with Any App or Game, and Get $5 to Spend on Future Purchases

(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Millions of people will unwrap new phones and tablets this holiday, and Amazon will be there to help customers load up their new devices with a great selection of apps and games. Today, Amazon announced Christmas week deals on the latest and most loved content in the Amazon Appstore. Customers who download an app or game from the newest version of the Amazon Appstore for Android to their Android device between December 24th and December 28th will receive a $5 credit to use on the future purchase of apps, games and in-app items from the Amazon Appstore. In addition to this limited time offer, all Amazon Appstore customers will find a paid app for free every day, including Angry Birds Star Wars II and Where’s My Perry?, as well as exclusive Free App of the Day bundles on December 25th and December 26th. Other top titles will be discounted by 50-90%, maki... (more)

Northwest Yoga Conference Explores the Nature of Transformation

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - January 28, 2014) - Northwest Yoga Conference, the Pacific Northwest's largest yoga event, will take place on March 7, 8 and 9 at the Lynnwood Convention Center in Lynnwood, WA. This year's conference will feature more than 30 internationally acclaimed yoga teachers including Kathryn Budig, Eoin Finn and Aadil Palkhivala. Bringing together hundreds of yogis, the Northwest Yoga Conference invites participants of all levels to enjoy yoga, live music, inspirational speakers, yoga lifestyle product samples, a documentary screening, and meditation. The third annual Northwest Yoga Conference provides an interactive weekend that explores our relationship with nature and its ability to transform our lives. Attendees will be guided on an intimate and inspirational journey of healing and transformation. Part of the journey includes a reception and ... (more)

ProfNet Experts Available on E-Cigarette Regulation, Pretzel Day, Cosmetic Surgery, More

NEW YORK, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to [email protected] with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate edition.  If you are in need of additional experts, you can also submit a query to the hundreds of thousands of experts in our network. You can filter your request by institution type and geographic location to get the most targeted responses. The best part? It's free! Just fill out the query form to get started. If you have any questions or need assistance with any aspect of ProfNet, please drop us a note at [email protected] EXPERT ALERTS Food a... (more)

How Can I Learn To Meditate?

But where can you learn to meditate? There are relaxation lessons on the web, so that they are usually a good spot to start. So long as they are not difficult with a lot of jargon. Most are good and take some time out to explain any terms they are using to ensure that newcomers can understand them. When you are starting out, it is very important to… It’s somewhat like riding a bike, once you have learned just how to meditate then it’s a process you’ll have access to the whole of your life. But where is it possible to learn how to reflect? There are yoga guides on the internet, in order that they are usually a great spot to begin. Provided that they are maybe not difficult with a lot of jargon. Many are good and take the time out to explain to ensure beginners can understand them any terms they are using. It is important to choose a relaxation method that is easy to ... (more)

Edmunds.com Named a Top Place to Work in Los Angeles for Fifth Consecutive Year

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Business Journal today recognized Edmunds.com, the premier destination for car shopping, among the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles in the large company category (+250 employees). The honor marks the fifth year in a row that Edmunds.com has been recognized by LABJ as a top workplace in Southern California. "One of the highest priorities at Edmunds.com is to support a culture that's worthy of the top-quality individuals who do such great work for us every single day," says Edmunds.com CEO Avi Steinlauf. "By securing this honor for a fifth straight year, we feel that we're setting a standard for innovative workplaces, and we expect to continue leading the way for many years to come." Edmunds.com proudly operates a Results Only Work Environment (ROWE) in which employees are offered the freedom to w... (more)

ME System Launches ME Clock & ME Clock App

- A brand new, innovative technology program designed to retrain the mind and emotions via a clock platform and mobile application. NEW YORK,, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ME System, a London based product innovation company, today announces the official launch of the ME Clock: The Digital Life Coach and the ME Clock App. ME Clock is a revolutionary personal trainer for the mind that helps people reshape the way they think about achieving their goals and overcoming challenges in a meaningful, real, and lasting way. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130626/CL38850 )  The ME Clock programs provide a relaxing, empowering workout for one's thoughts and emotions by combining aspects of life coaching, meditation, hypnosis, and counseling philosophies within one's reach 24/7. The concepts behind the ME Clock programs are based on 10 years of intensive practice an... (more)

HeartGLO Reinvents Health Tracking!

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HeartGLO Inc., a health technology and integrative wellness company, based in San Francisco, CA, is doing something completely new when it comes to health & wellness tracking. It is putting the user in the power seat by offering the first comprehensive health management app that not only lets users track, but also shows them how to manage their daily health to live well sustainably. HeartGLO does this through a set of well-established wellness practices that cover Nutrition, Sleep, Activity, Stress, Meditation, and Conscious Breathing — the six pillars of HeartGLO. With the quantified-self movement and mHealth apps gaining momentum, there couldn't be a better time for HeartGLO's launch! Watch this exciting 2-minute video to learn why the HeartGLO method is beneficial and innovative. Photo - http://photos.prnewswir... (more)

ME System Launches ME Clock & ME Clock App

NEW YORK, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ME System, a London based product innovation company, today announces the official launch of the ME Clock: The Digital Life Coach  and the ME Clock App. ME Clock is a revolutionary personal trainer for the mind that helps people reshape the way they think about achieving their goals and overcoming challenges in a meaningful, real, and lasting way. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130626/CL38850 )  The ME Clock programs provide a relaxing, empowering workout for one's thoughts and emotions by combining aspects of life coaching, meditation, hypnosis, and counseling philosophies within one's reach 24/7. The concepts behind the ME Clock programs are based on 10 years of intensive practice and research in the mind-body field at a clinic in Harley Street, London's world famed medical district, by ME System co-founder Mike... (more)

A Sense of Purpose: TEDxToronto Announces Second Set of Speakers

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/01/13 -- It's the choices we make that set up apart. This year's TEDxToronto conference focuses on the theme "The Choices We Make" and the latest round of speakers announced today exemplify how life-changing certain moments can be. From an urban designer to a Buddhist to a professor to an activist, these speakers illustrate how our individual and collective choices - both big and small - can set us on new paths. "From advocates to spiritualists, our second set of speakers feel a strong sense of purpose that has guided them to pursue action," said Afshin Mousavian, chair and co-organizer of TEDxToronto. "They are sure to spark similar feelings in our audience, urging us all to see the world from a different perspective and drive positive change." The 2013 conference is being held on September 26 at the Royal Conservatory of M... (more)

ME System startet ME Clock & ME Clock App

- Ein brandneues, innovatives Technologieprogramm, das entwickelt wurde, um Geist und Emotionen mit einer Clock-Plattform und einer mobilen Anwendung neu zu trainieren. NEW YORK, 27. Juni 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ME System, ein in London beheimatetes Unternehmen für Produktinnovationen, hat heute die offizielle Markteinführung von ME Clock: The Digital Life Coach und ME Clock App bekanntgegeben. ME Clock ist ein revolutionärer persönlicher Trainer für das Bewusstsein, der Menschen dabei unterstützt, neue Wege zu beschreiten, um ihre Ziele zu erreichen und Hindernisse auf sinnvolle, praxisnahe und langfristige Weise zu überwinden. (Foto: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130626/CL38850 )  Die Programme von ME Clock bieten ein entspannendes und trotzdem stärkendes Trainingsprogramm für die eigenen Gedanken und Emotionen, indem sie 24 Stunden täglich und 7 Tage die Woch... (more)