Everyday Wellness Travel Inspiration...

...In far-flung places and in your own backyard.

Take a Walk in San Antonio

I am a walker. The first thing I do when I land in a new city – is go for a walk to get my bearings. I “blame” my parents and spending my summers in Venice, Italy for instilling a love of getting around on foot. So it makes sense that no matter where I am...

Everyday Wellness Secrets: Get Healthy with Better Sleep

I will never forget the moment. It was Thanksgiving weekend and my family was preparing for the long drive home on I-95. My dad pulled me aside outside our home – it was as if I was a child again. His message was clear. I was running myself ragged. I needed to change...

Meditation 101- If I Can Do It, So Can You

I am certainly not a meditation guru. Truth be told, I was a skeptic or non-believer in meditation until five months ago, when I started to dip my toes into meditation in search of ways to increase my mental focus and strength while running a marathon. But through...

Everyday Wellness Getaways: 36 Hours in Washington DC

When most travelers think of a visit to Washington DC – they think of the BIG attractions. The White House, the Capitol, the National Mall and Smithsonian museums. But what makes Washington DC unique are the smaller neighborhoods that tell the tale of everyday life –...

Becoming a Dreamer: Lessons From a Wellness Retreat

Wellness travel has a transformative power. Whether I am on a hike, blissed out in a spa or pushing myself past my comfort zone on a new adventure – every new experience changes me. By taking time to focus on wellness, my mind has the chance to focus on what is...

Everyday Wellness Breakfast: Almond Butter Cacao Overnight Oats

I have a secret. Or really, I have a secret weapon to start each day feeling energized and productive. Come to think of it, I have two of these morning secret weapons: a healthy breakfast that starts within 30 minutes of waking up AND daily meditation before I sit...

 

Meet Elena

Elena Sonnino LiveDoGrow

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 .

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