Leaving Expectations Behind and Going with the Flow

Leaving Expectations Behind and Going with the Flow in a Wee Coastal Town in Scotland It’s been quite a while since I posted here so I thought I’d share what I’ve been up to. I just ended my grand month-long adventure in Ireland and Scotland. Although I’m physically back, I most definitely left a piece […]

Mother Nature, Words of Wisdom, and a Fairy Sanctuary

You never know what gems await you when you venture out into the world. I spent last weekend at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, NY, and my mind, body and spirit drank in all kinds of goodness. I’ve been to Omega many times over the years and always breathe a sigh of relief […]

How Did Such a Nature Lover End Up Living in Cities Her Entire Life?

How did such a nature lover end up living in cities her entire life? Which view do you prefer? This above? Or this? Jersey City Construction What sounds do you like waking up to? Birds chirping? Or hammers pounding and construction equipment droning on? I left the beauty of Scotland behind and arrived home to […]

From Winter Boots to Flip-Flops and Back Again

There’s a saying in Ayurveda – “The mind loves change but the body needs routine.” The more I try to live an Ayurvedic lifestyle, the more I know this to be true. I just returned from a ten day trip to Maui – a lifelong dream of mine which came true thanks to my energy […]

Staying Healthy When Traveling 2

Staying Healthy When Traveling 2 This is a re-post of an article I wrote last September after a year of unexpected travel. I hope some of the tips are helpful for all of you summer travelers! Preparation is key to staying healthy when traveling Up to a week in advance, make a list of everything […]

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Even though summer doesn’t officially end until September 22nd, let’s face it, we feel it coming to a close. What I did on my summer vacation this year was unusual – I traveled a lot more than usual, admittedly running away from my home where my partner, Ralph was no longer with me to do […]

Staying Healthy When Traveling

I think I traveled more this summer than in the rest of my life combined! Travel is fun and exciting but if you’re not careful it can leave you feeling drained and exhausted. Here are some tips to feeling good when on the go. Preparation is the key to minimizing stress to staying healthy when […]

Fear of Flying

I am here to tell you that you can get over your fear of flying. I vividly remember landing at Chicago O’Hare Airport years ago with my family. As the plane pitched from side-to-side approaching the runway in the Windy City, every nerve in my body stood at attention. “Why is the pilot speeding up […]