New York City is a place where many have their own preconceived notions before visiting, and of course there comes the occasional myth. This can sometimes deter many from moving here to accomplish their dreams. When I first came to New York to live there, I had many preconceived notions, and was astounded by the actual truth of many of them. Here, I describe some of those myths and shed light … [Read more...] about The Reality Behind New York Myths
Archives for June 2011
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Amusement Parks and Eating Healthy Well, this week is "fun week." I am doing all sorts of fun stuff with my kids before they leave for MS. We are definitely going to the beach, carnival on Tuesday, and possibly Oceanbreeze Waterpark. A really good way to save money with carnivals/fairs is by checking to see if they have a discount day. On Tuesday our carnival … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Amusement Parks and Eating Healthy
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin: Live Like It's Your Last Day! Hello and welcome to the weekend. I am just one weekend away from going to see my BFF in GA. Yay! Sadly, a coworker of mine is in the hospital. It has put a damper on the day and overall workplace. My tip for today is live like it’s your last day. Enjoy life, dance with yourself, look at yourself in the mirror and blow a kiss. You never … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin: Live Like It’s Your Last Day!
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Relieving Stress! Today was a rather stressful day, but I am so glad I know of ways to relieve stress, especially at work. For my headache I drank a Coke; caffeine helps relieve headaches. Not to mention an ice cold Coke is just a stress reliever altogether. At my job we have a walking trail and picnic tables with umbrellas to block the sun. When I felt I was … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Relieving Stress!
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on BEING YOU! Today I was going to talk about some pure foolery that got to me today. But sometimes you just have to laugh at people. Pray on it and let it go. Here I am, 25 years old and more mature than people double my age. Being a mom has taught me so much and allowed me to be ahead of my time. My coworkers, Ms. Dee and Ms. Yvonne, tell me I have been here before … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on BEING YOU!
Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Being Goofy! My computer decided to go belly up. I have had the computer for under a year, but it just won’t cooperate. The back light is on but no picture on the screen. I was in tears. Thank God I kept my old laptop. This weekend was my nephew Cairon's birthday, and he was too cute with his white button-up and yellow vest. He turned three and was proud about … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Being Goofy!
Lady Lennia Courtney on the Importance of Family; the "Nana" blog! The holiday really made the week go by quickly; before you know it, it’ll be the weekend. Yay! I don’t have much going on besides preparing for my kids to leave for the summer. This will be the first time my kids will be going to their Nana Valerie (my mom). They love Nana Valerie as she always bends the rules for them. Nana … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Courtney Martin on Family
Summer is right around the corner, and now is the perfect time to start getting in shape for the sunny days to come. With this in mind, here are a few eating tips for attaining and maintaining your summer beach body: Smaller Portions Try eating smaller meals throughout the day. Research has shown that eating six smaller meals as opposed to three large meals will keep your metabolism (your body's … [Read more...] about Slim Down for Summer: Your Ticket to Looking and Feeling Great
We have all read many articles extolling the virtues of running for weight loss and for improving our cardiovascular systems, but how often do we see an article on how running affects our largest organ, our skin? Removes Toxins Perspiration due to running will help remove toxins from our skin. Toxins build up under our skin from living everyday life. It can come from the food we eat, pollution … [Read more...] about Can Running Keep Your Skin Looking Younger?
Something I’m sure you've picked up on your road to success is balance. You will soon learn (if you haven’t yet) that stability in your body and your finances helps give you peace of mind. Money isn’t everything, but it does make things a lot easier. To help you maintain and “have it all,” here’s the 411 on your financial 911 emergency. Make a List You’ll need some paper for this: List all … [Read more...] about Making Financial Plans for the Future
In my previous article, I started listing off some Facebook no-nos. Listed below are more things that are annoying on Facebook that should end as soon as possible: Conversations on Your Status Statuses are meant to make a comment and move on. A comment or two after is fine, but when people are having small talk in a status, it's pretty annoying. Send a message, or use the chat function. Everyone … [Read more...] about Facebook Etiquette Part 2: How Not to Annoy and Offend Others