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This is where I write about health & wellness, yoga, social justice, culture, travel, sustainability, business, art and life.

“The ability to connect the seemingly unconnected and meld existing knowledge into new insight about some element of how the world works. That’s practical creativity. Then there’s moral creativity: to apply that skill towards some kind of wisdom on how the world ought to work.” 

Maria Popova
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Re-thinking Wellness Travel

There’s more to wellness travel than fitness apps and fancy spas. It should also help people feel a sense of purpose, community, and personal growth. Wellness Tourism is Trending The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) defines wellness tourism as “travel associated with the pursuit of maintaining or enhancing one’s personal well-being.” The GWI predicts that the…

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Mindful Middle East Travel 

The Middle East and North Africa is a perfect place to practice mindful travel. Not only is it a beautiful part of the world that will awe you with its rich history, cultures, and natural wonders. It also offers the opportunity to deeply learn and unlearn and to reckon with all that we think we know. The Middle East and North Africa region has been unfairly covered in the media and maligned by powerful foreign leaders for many years. Those of us who practice mindful travel are committed to scratching beneath the surface to learn the real stories of the places we visit. As mindful travelers, we seek to connect with real people, hear their stories, and be in awe of all we learn. 

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Why Mindful Travel Matters

What is Mindful Travel Anyway? Mindful travel might just sound like another buzzword or empty slogan, but in my opinion, it is a way of moving through the world that really matters. Mindfulness means being aware of what is happening in a clear and open way. It is a quality of presence that allows all…

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Yoga Retreats with a Purpose

Does traveling deeper, appreciating cultures and building community with a like-hearted group of new friends sound good to you? If yes, consider joining one of my yoga retreats (yes, even if you have never done yoga before)! My retreats center meaningful cultural immersion and mindful travel while offering opportunities to cultivate resilience through calming yoga sessions. I believe that in order to really travel with purpose, we must build some mindfulness and resilience along the way. This includes slowing down to rest and practicing self-care. This allows us to integrate all of our amazing new adventures and embody what it means to travel responsibly.

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