Lots of things that are good for you seem to be very expensive. I'm still not 100% sure what spirulina or maca root powder do or why people put them in smoothies all the time, but they are on my mental list of "things I've heard are good for me that are too expensive to … Continue reading How natural light boosts mental and physical wellbeing
Wellness and wellbeing have become real buzz words in recent years, and their rise in popularity is long overdue. Whether we’re talking about healthy eating, physical wellness or all-important psychological wellbeing, there are campaigns and hashtags popping up for pretty much every occasion. The thing with “wellness” as a concept is that it’s not always … Continue reading 5 Easy-to-adopt wellness habits
Following on from my previous post about putting together your own budget wellness break, a number of people asked me for further recommendations on places they could go for a bit of zen that wouldn't leave a bank balance howling. I put the question to some of my fellow travel bloggers, and they came through … Continue reading Cheap Wellness Breaks – Southeast Asia
Wellness retreats are, if you can afford them, great. What wellbeing warrior doesn't like the sound of yoga on the beach at sunrise, or in a candlelit treehouse in the woods at dusk? Mmm, wholesome. But the problem is, they can be really freakin' expensive. Conjuring up a more pocket-friendly, DIY wellness break does remove … Continue reading Low-Budget Wellness Breaks – Save Cash, Relax
Jeez, guys, tell us something we didn't already know. The National Trust have just published a study which shows that people experience greater feelings of happiness and contentment from places than they do from 'treasured objects' like wedding rings and other sentimental items. Reminiscing about a destination we've made happy memories in can make us calm, … Continue reading Places are better for your wellbeing than things.