Blue just became the new black when it comes to tea. Every evening during my recent retreat, I drank this incredible blue tea after dinner. I would swirl the dried flowers in my hot cup of water, creating a sea of deep, vivid blue. I figured something that rich in color had to be healthy for … Continue reading Tea with Benefits: libido in a cup?
A week before I came to Thailand, I had already packed my suitcase. Needless to say that I was ready for the journey. I had no idea, however, what I was signing myself up for. Knowing that I would have some down-time to heal, reflect, and re-center myself, I threw two books on top of … Continue reading Post Retreat Integration: spread the love
I was sitting on a charming little patio, drinking a cold beverage while enjoying classical piano music, when along came a tiny flying demon to make my evening more exciting. This was no ordinary mosquito. She must have been the mother of Thai mosquitos because she gave me a bite that swelled up on my back like … Continue reading A Natural Cure for Mosquito Bites
Every girl loves a new pair of shoes. It's a fact. I had some mixed feelings about this pair though, and secretly hoped I wouldn't have to wear them. If a Jesus sandal (the strappy brown leather ones that are fairly cute) and your grandmother's orthopedic sneaker had a baby, this would be … Continue reading Getting My Feet Wet in Thailand
Before I came to Thailand, my home-cooking had become quite bland. I was so busy and tired that I cooked purely as a means of creating something edible that I could chew and swallow. My food was both whole and healthy, but the experience was robotic and boring. Somehow, even with my knowledge in nutrition, … Continue reading Spice Up Your Life
The lively sound of birds outside my room reminded me that I am in Thailand. It is still a bit surreal. When I need to remind myself that it is real, I find Thai food. OMG. So far I have learned that there are two things which belong in heaven: Thai food and Thai massage. That … Continue reading Saying ‘Yes’ to Some Self-Love
Have you ever planned your day with a clear vision of what you wanted to accomplish? A vision of productivity and success? That happened to me today. I had so much planned. I was going to get shit done like an adult. Nope. My laundry is currently piled so high you would think I was trying to … Continue reading Hobbit Tables and Deep Breaths