Early to Rise— Tips to Get Yourself Out of Bed

By Larissa Wright   Whether your soundscape is a cacophony of birdsong or the hum of a waking metropolis, whether you’re naked in the tropics or wrapped in a blanket against an icy chill. Whether the first rays are peeking through trees onto a reflective river or between buildings to illuminate concrete constructions, there is no better time to be …

Is a Detox Retreat Right for Me?

By Larissa Wright    With the world being such a hectic place, detox retreats are becoming a popular way for busy people to spend their time off. Rather than just taking a few weeks to lounge about on a beautiful beach, many are choosing to combine stunning locations and relaxation with health benefits that will continue to enrich their lives, …

How Outside Exercise Benefits Your Physical and Mental Heath

Woman Enjoying Outside Exercise

If you have been feeling stressed out, sick, and in need of a serious re-boot, going out into nature may just be the answer you are looking for. In fact, studies show that outside exercise can lower blood pressure, fight depression, improve memory, and help with other multiple health conditions. There is nothing better than a nature-based wellness detox retreat …

Meditation for Busy Beginners

Meditation is no longer a strange and mysterious practice, reserved for robed spiritual adepts in far-flung Eastern monasteries.

What Does Your Gut Say?

By Namu Ju    We all know the gastrointestinal system is incredibly important to human health. The GI tract shuttles food from the mouth to the stomach, absorbs energy and nutrients from food, and transports waste out of the body. It’s relatively simple, right?   Without proper nourishment, we don’t survive. But in recent years, Western science has been catching …

Weight Loss Approach

By Gina Duncan   “If you are tired of starting over, stop giving up.”   There are numerous ways to achieve weight loss, and many of us have been on a cycle of trying it all—the latest fad diet, joining the newest exercise craze and purchasing products from infomercials that claim to make us lose weight fast. When the promised …

Elixirs For The Soul: Infused Drinks

By Erin McQuilkin   We spend our lives swimming in a sea. Composed of over 60% water, each of us is a living, moving lake. This reservoir is the source of our body’s health and what enables the most essential processes inside us to happen. Through water, the nutrients we need are carried to our cells and bacteria while waste …