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16 Ways Travel Affects Your Well-Being

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel

We all know how it feels to be overworked, overtired and just plain OVER IT. The only things that sound better than a vacation? A reduced risk of h...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: London

Posted 05.18.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Instagram user @melinnaaaa. Her photo of London's Tower Bridge, framed by foliage, is the perfec...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Mexico

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.11.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Gianluca Orlandi. His photo of Chichen Itza's famous El Castillo shows one of Mexico's greatest ...

Fogo Island Inn Is The Perfect Little Escape

Posted 03.15.2014 | Travel

Next time you really need to get away from it all, the Fogo Island Inn is calling your name. The inn has a futuristic, minimalistic look that blen...

Leave Your Car Behind

Posted 02.27.2014 | Travel

Can you imagine a world without cars? Sure, they're useful. But they also cause pollution, noise and alter the structure of cities. If you're sick...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Love Locks

Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Michele Herrmann. Her photo of love locks on a Charles Bridge gate is set in Prague, one of the ...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Turkey

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Arzu Çakar. Of her photo of Bodrum, Turkey, she says: "Bodrum is a beautiful seaside villag...

Ski, Spa And Be Merry

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

There is no better place to escape than a quiet, snow-covered mountain. Ski resorts make the perfect winter getaway, whether you choose to hit the slo...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Argentina

Posted 12.08.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Alessandro Tomassetti. Of his trip to Argentina he says: Two years ago I traveled around th...

Repeat After Us...

Posted 12.06.2013 | Travel

The holiday travel season can be hectic, stressful and devoid of cheer. Wintry weather can ruin plans, massive crowds can cause claustrophobia and an ...

You'll Literally Be Surrounded By Nature

Posted 11.28.2013 | Travel

Sometimes you just feel the desire to be immersed in the natural world. If camping isn't your cup of tea, these gorgeous hotels will let you experi...

Why Bathe Indoors When You Can Soak Under The Stars?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel

A room with a view is great... but what about a hot tub with a view? If you've yet to experience the bliss of soaking in a hot tub under the stars ...

Fear And The Art Of Lowered Expectations: Thoughts From Portugal

Jaimal Yogis | Posted 10.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jaimal Yogis

Lowering expectations flies in the face of some of those positive-psychology studies on overcoming and managing fear. As we've seen, doing well in the face of something scary is often about thinking positive, visualizing positive outcomes, debunking our hard-wired negativity bias and, of course, training hard.