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3 Quick Tips for a Mindful Day

3 Quick Tips for a Mindful Day

Ever had that feeling of needing a break?  Not a retreat, not a vacation, not a day off...But you just need to quiet the mind, be present and fully conscious, even in your daily routine. Here are 3 quick tips to having a  mindful day. 1. Meditation:  Starting your day with a morning meditation can gently release grogginess and help set the tone for a more successful day. Whether you wake up at 5am or 10am, incorporating a daily wake-up meditation can become your anchor in a day full of often unpredictable situations. 2. Mindful Eating:  Mindful Eating it's a conscious way...

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Desert Magic: Joshua Tree - California

Desert Magic: Joshua Tree - California

WILD WARRIOR RETREAT Joshua Tree is truly Magical!  From its glorious rock formations to its vast openness, time spent here is mesmerizing. This sacred high desert provides a unique opportunity to reflect, meditate and surrender.    Last season, we embarked into the desert for a transformative retreat led by Yvonne Szefer and Taylor Lewis. The Wild Heart Warrior Retreat created an environment the women to dive deep into healing and to awaken our highest spiritual potential through transformational breathwork, yoga, sound bowl healing, a goddess ceremony, and sumptuous vegetarian meals ( prepared by Chef Sarena).   We celebrated our femininity...

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Pura Vida - Costa Rica

Pura Vida - Costa Rica

Costa Rica's charm lies in its lush rainforests, unspoiled beaches and abundant  wildlife.  Recognized as one of The world’s leading nations for ecological sustainability, Costa Rica is also known as one of the happiest, and most peaceful countries, which is quite evident as the locals here really do live by the phrase 'Pura Vida' (the good life), which means channelling a super-healthy lifestyle, from eating well to immersing themselves in nature. Wellness and wellbeing is taken to a higher level, making Costa Rica the ideal destination to reboot and fully recharge.  So when Island Babe Christi Idavoy, owner of Polestar...

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Jungle Healing: Ubud - Bali

Jungle Healing: Ubud - Bali

Close your eyes and take a deep breath. Let’s get lost in the Ubud jungle at the magical Bambu Indah. Indah means “Beautiful bamboo” in Balinese. This also happens to be the name to Bali’s most desirable Eco-Friendly Resort. Bambu Indah is a sustainable  jungle retreat mindfully curated in Bali’s cultural heart - Ubud. Here you will find secret tunnels that leads to tranquil river streams. Exquisite bamboo structures, vintage Javanese bridal homes all decorated with the finest details. Take a walk with us, fully immerse into the jungles of Bali, setting intentions,  in nature, one with each thread, each fiber, each living...

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