When you’re brand new to yoga, the idea of starting on your own can seem difficult, or even impossible. I find that there is a common misconception about the practice of yoga.
Many people who have never done yoga either think that yoga is simply “just stretching”, or they think that you need to be some sort of acrobat and crazy flexible to be able to step foot in a class.
Neither of these above statements are true. It’s absolutely achievable for anyone to start their own at-home yoga practice even if you’re an absolute beginner.
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Traveling the world with food sensitivities can be a real bit*%. Here are some ideas for healthy travel snacks to make the experience enjoyable no matter what cravings or temptations you have along the way so you can feel your best and not spend half your trip with an aching stomach.
These snacks are absolutely ideal for any type of travel; whether you’re hitting the road, getting on a flight, or even just grabbing a quick snack to take to work for those mid-day munchies.
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Vacations are around the corner, road trips and long flights will be aplenty, and you are probably already stressing about how you will safely eat. This topic is one that I have a lot of experience with, being both a frequent traveler and someone who has certain dietary needs in situations where it’s not always available.
Traveling is one of my favorite things, but I will be honest in saying it is not always easy to travel around the world eating dairy-free or gluten-free.
Being unable to try certain things when you’re exploring new places is always going to be a bit of a letdown, but having an idea of what you can enjoy as an alternative and planning ahead is the only thing you can do to ensure not feeling like total crap.
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Do you find yourself feeling extremely motivated around the holidays to write down a list of everything you want to accomplish for the upcoming year? Most people do.
This is because most of the time, your list of New Year’s resolutions is just a page full of mental blurbs. Many of the goals and resolutions stay on the list and remain unfulfilled.
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There are a lot of people traveling solo. People just like you. People looking for an adventure. People who crave interactions with others. All you have to do is place yourself in a social environment and the rest will unfold itself.
Most of the people you’ll meet on the road are also alone. It’s amazing how much easier it is to connect with people when you’re all on a similar path.
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“If we don’t change we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living. Growth demands temporary surrender of security.” Gail Sheehy
Do you ever think to yourself, “That person must never feel uncomfortable?” Truth is, everyone gets uncomfortable – but the difference is that some people are comfortable with being uncomfortable. They don’t fear it, they look at it as a way of learning and being open to possibilities.
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People come to Montañita for a few reasons – to surf and to party. What all the travel blogs out there don’t mention, is how to enjoy Montañita when neither of those options tickle your fancy.
There is no denying that Montañita has quite the reputation. Ask any backpacker in the country their thoughts and you will either be met with a look of disdain or excitement.
Every single person we came across to whom we mentioned we were going to Montañita had the same response that went something like this: “Ohhh, Montañita! Are you ready to party, party, yeah?”
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Have you ever lusted over photos of people traveling around the world? Have you noticed the huge boom of people (not just millennials) transitioning their jobs and lifestyles to lead a more remote life?
It may seem impossible to do, but it’s not as intimidating as you may think. Solo travel has a way of freeing you, and I’m going to let you in on 5 simple ways to get over your fear of traveling solo.
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Do you ever feel like there’s something missing in your life? Perhaps you’re functioning in all of the areas that you need to be functioning in… but you’re not happy, and you don’t know what to do to change it?
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Staying healthy while traveling is not always easy. From dining out to lack of sleep and everything in between, people’s bodies can go into total shock when making changes to their typical routine.
These tips are my healthy habits to keep my body moving, feeling nourished, motivated and right on track when on vacation.
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