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A Day in the Life at Hilton Head Health

So…you want to know what life is really like at a wellness retreat. Whether you have dreamt of taking a wellness vacation or are looking to make specific lifestyle changes, I am a big believer in the power of investing in one’s own health for long term success....

The Birth of an Adventure Junkie in Jackson Hole

I remember first noticing the parachutes from our corner table. Surrounded by deep brown wood walls in the Westbank Grill inside Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole, my eyes searched the mountain peaks outside in anticipation of our multi-day trip. I had been dreaming of...

10 Reasons to Escape to Salamander Resort and Spa

I consider myself lucky to live in the greater Washington DC area. Proximity to a beautiful city with national monuments that still take my breath away after over 20 years of living here, a smorgasbord of foodie restaurants and a variety of one-of-a-kind neighborhoods...

Must-Have Wellness Gear for the Home

Wellness journeys – no matter where they start – are all about setting yourself up for success when you are home. No matter how many wellness retreats I go on, the reality of being able to generalize learning and new habits within the confines of daily life takes a...

Be a Running Tourist in Washington DC with Run My City

There is no better way to explore a new city (or even an old favorite) than to run through it. Lacing up your running shoes to venture out not only gives you a great workout while you are traveling, but offers an insider perspective into daily life. The trend in...

Seven Secrets to Create Wellness at Home

“What is your wellness secret?” I get asked this question a lot lately. Except that the question makes me laugh because honestly, if I knew the secret to wellness I would probably be a much different person. Or a life coach. Or a famously known published...

5 Reasons to Plan a Beach Vacation at the Westin Jekyll Island

Running, beach and wellness. Three of the things that make me happiest in the world came together during a weekend at the new Westin Jekyll Island in Jekyll Island, Georgia. The newly opened Westin Jekyll Island sits just steps away from the wide beach where low tides...

12 Not To Miss Experiences in Marrakech

Taking a trip to Marrakech provokes a barrage on the senses. Echoes of the adhān ring in your ears, mountains of vibrant rainbow colored spices delight your eyes and motorbikes zoom past you on the left in the medina. Old and new come together in a beautiful and...

Meet Elena

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Elena spent twelve years teaching children to chase their dreams before finally taking her own advice. Elena writes about finding everyday wellness in far-flung lands and your own backyard. Elena is passionate about finding the silver lining even on the rainiest of days from her perch in the Washington DC suburbs.  Read more about Elena or see where else Elena’s work has appeared. Wondering what everyday wellness travel is? Find our here.

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