The Journey

The Journey

Had someone told me how much boredom is involved in creating a new life, I may not have been so enthusiastic. When I got home from the vacation that inspired Rio, I had no idea I would spend entire days (and weeks) of the next four months completely bored. I was so...
The Gift of Solo Travel

The Gift of Solo Travel

I never believed solo travel could be fun. I firmly believed I had to have someone with me to enjoy the sights and make the memories. After all, who would I be able to share the “remember when…” and the “this reminds me of that time…” stories with if I traveled alone?...
Essential Oils & Self-Care

Essential Oils & Self-Care

It’s so easy to associate aromatherapy with spa treatments and pampering, but many of the essential oils used in massage therapy can improve your health. They can help you relax or sleep, improve skin, and even stimulate mental alertness! Read on to learn how you can...
What is Pilates?

What is Pilates?

Pilates is a 20th century system of exercises designed by Joseph Pilates. It works to improve flexibility, build strength, and develop control and endurance. It is low-impact and effective in improving and balancing muscle tone while improving posture and bone...
Popular Yoga Styles Explained

Popular Yoga Styles Explained

Yoga has been around for centuries, dating back to ancient India. It began gaining popularity in the West in the late 20th century, as the influence of practitioners such as Bikram (the Bikram series), Pattabhi Jois (Ashtanga), and B.K.S. Iyengar (Iyengar) began to...