Everyday Wellness Travel Inspiration...

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

The Moment I Started to Believe in What Was Possible

My journal from that day reads: “I made a sculpture today!” This reflection, during my stay at Rancho La Puerta in Tecate, Mexico may not seem strange to many – but for anyone that knows me – I am not an artist. In my teaching days, I used to joke with my...

San Antonio for Foodies : A Tale of 3 Restaurants

What happens when three foodies descend on San Antonio, Texas – for a marathon? As if the desire to find the best culinary scenes was not high, now food becomes of critical importance prior to (and after) running 26.2 miles for the Rock’n’Roll San Antonio...

From the Hilton Head Health Kitchen: Healthy Chicken Quesadillas

Healthy eating goes hand in hand with finding everyday wellness in far-flung lands and your own backyard. But I will be honest. As well intentioned as I am – there are days that I make less than optimal choices in my own kitchen. The excuses are many with a lack of...

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...

 

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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