Gaviota Hot Springs – A Conscious Family Travel Adventure
Jul26

Gaviota Hot Springs – A Conscious Family Travel Adventure

I love how healing travel, family travel, even day trips are! It is especially cool when you find a little hidden gem not to far away from you that provides an excellent opportunity for a family travel adventure like Gaviota Hot Springs! Recently, my son asked me about The Gaviota Hot Springs in Gaviota, CA – just north of Santa Barbara. So it is not far at all from us down here. I did not even know we had hot springs nearby! I...

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8 Reasons To Travel With Your Children
Jun21

8 Reasons To Travel With Your Children

It’s been a hot minute since I have written about the benefits of family travel – travel with your children. There are so many!!!! So I want to take some time now to refresh our memories on why it is oh so good (even though it can be challenging) to travel with your children! Having been housebound for nearly a year on quarantine, many are hesitant to get back out there and start exploring again. And honestly, yes, everything...

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6 Reasons To Travel While Healing
May10

6 Reasons To Travel While Healing

Travel is a super powerful way to heal the soul, cleanse the mind and to open your heart up. Experiencing trauma is life changing, nothing will be the same as before. As you go on your healing journey, travel is an impactful way to help you understand, rewrite and reclaim control over your life. First you should read this post on 6 ways travel is healing. It will give you a good understanding of why travel is so healing. Here I want...

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The Benefits Of Travel On PTSD and C-PTSD
Apr01

The Benefits Of Travel On PTSD and C-PTSD

Science and experience are showing us daily that travel is no longer just for recreation! The evidence suggests that when it comes to recovering from trauma, mental illness or addiction, traveling can have undeniable benefits on PTSD and C-PTSD; on our mental health in whole. Just as different herbal medicines can help relieve and heal our physical pain, travel helps with our mental pain. Travel, stepping outside of your comfort zone,...

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Female Pioneers In The Travel Industry
Mar25

Female Pioneers In The Travel Industry

Let’s continue the conversation during Women’s History month and talk about 5 women who have greatly impacted the travel industry, shattering glass ceilings like they where never there. 5 women whose names we rarely hear about, yet they paved the way for us to be able to travel as freely as we do today. Talking about them, remembering them, teaching our children about them, helps to empower our future and spark new, innovative ideas!...

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Make 2021 The Year You Take A Self Love Retreat
Jan14

Make 2021 The Year You Take A Self Love Retreat

2020 was such a long year, with so much change, for everyone.  As we are learning to cope, adapt, and grow with all of these changes, self love becomes increasingly more important. It is an essential tool in our conscious living toolbox that needs to be kept sharp and ready. How I like to do that is with a self love retreat. Travel is incredibly healing on it’s own. Family travel has helped myself and my family heal and work through...

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Travel During Quarantine
Nov19

Travel During Quarantine

It’s been a while since I have shared a travel post. Covid has changed the face of everything, being quarantined has definitely impacted our travel habits, wants and needs, among other things. Many are frightened of travel during quarantine. The reality is, Covid is here to stay. It is not going away and even if they come out with a vaccine, it will be a decade at least before we know it’s true effect. Life has to change. Humans need...

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3 Ways Travel Will Help You Overcome A Fear Of Failure
Mar09

3 Ways Travel Will Help You Overcome A Fear Of Failure

Ever really want something but are too scared to go after it thinking you will just mess it up anyway? Well you are not alone on this one!! We have been talking a lot lately about the fear of failure. Many, many people suffer from this fear on various different levels. And that is ok, it is human actually!! There are 4 root causes to feeling a fear of failure – childhood trauma, negative mindset, perfectionism, and false...

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7 Ways Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health
Jan27

7 Ways Travel Is Good For Your Mental Health

Just as we need to be conscious of what we are eating – our physical health, we need to be mindful of our mental health. Balance is very important and if any part of ourselves falls out of sync, we may need a reboot. Mental health is never as black and white as we would hope. It takes a lot of learning, understanding, patience and forgiveness to keep ourselves in balance. Today I want to talk about travel and the benefits to...

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20 Ways To Travel Consciously in 2020
Jan06

20 Ways To Travel Consciously in 2020

It’s a new decade and one of the things hot on my mind is how to travel consciously now. I really believe that to stay on a conscious living path, you must travel. See the world, solve problems both for your community and others, experience all life has to offer, meet new people. Being conscious incorporates awareness on so many levels. This is not just about reducing your carbon footprint, or voluntourism (a travel trend to volunteer...

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