Tag Archives: Relaxation

Self Care: 5 Tips to Let Nature Help with the Heavy Lifting

I spend a disproportionate amount of my life documenting and citing the link between nature and stress reduction. When I say nature, I mean the kind that you find outdoors. It could be in a healing garden designed specifically for reducing stress in … Continue reading

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Self Care: Finding Quiet, Thinking Clearer with Colored Noise

  Do you use noise to sleep through the night undisturbed? I recently read an article about people utilizing noisy fans to keep themselves asleep. I have such a fan myself, one that produces an impressive hum that blocks out other sounds. … Continue reading

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Black Friday 2016: Yosemite National Park

Last year, I decided to skip the shops on Black Friday to head outdoors and it’s now become a tradition. This year, I decided to drive up to Yosemite National Park the day after Thanksgiving– which can be a beautiful … Continue reading

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SheaMoisture Review: Olive & Green Tea with Avocado Body Wash, Argan Oil and Raw Shea Dry Oil Mist, and Bath, Body and Massage Oil

Today a friend emailed me to ask about paraben-free body lotions, specifically wanting to know if I could recommend a drugstore brand, and I was so irritated with myself because this post was sitting in my draft folder instead of on my … Continue reading

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Visiting Yosemite National Park in Fall

Come fall, the crowds begin to thin in Yosemite Village and the nights become chillier. It’s the perfect time to get in a few last hikes before Tioga Road closes for the season, and maybe even get a peek at … Continue reading

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