Wellness

The Estate Yountville Features the Best of Napa Valley

Home to more culinary star power than any other Unites States locale, Yountville is a dream destination not only for gastronomes, but also wine lovers, art aficionados, and those merely seeking a…

Spa Suites: Not-so-ordinary hotel rooms bring the spa to you

“Walk with me,” says my wellbeing butler at Rosewood Mayakoba. We wander down undulating trails. In a soft voice she tells me to concentrate on my senses. “You must feel the power of the plants,” she…

Saving the Lives of Those Who Save Ours

By Allison Pacatte Joe Alioto Veronese, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The National First Responders Fund (NFRF), Offers Support and Funding for First Responders’ Mental Health Resources  With the The 5th Annual…

Inspired by Nature

Elevating Body, Mind & Soul with Wine Country Botanicals Venture through California wine country in the spring and summer and you’ll find yourself surrounded by stunningly vivid fields of lavender, groves of…

The Healing Power of Pets

How they help us live longer, happier, and healthier No one is sure when humans first started having “pets.” A search on the internet turned up somewhere between 12,000 to 40,000 years…

Stay in Silicon Valley Style at Mountain View’s The Ameswell Hotel

Heralded by its own street sign as well as iconic Silicon Valley neighbors such as Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Moffett Field, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Levi’s Stadium, and Stanford University, Mountain View’s new The…

Love is a Verb, So Get to Work!

Seven Tips for Stronger Relationships Rom-coms and Disney movies tell the story that once you meet “the one,” then the happily-ever-after comes. With no work. No challenges. Hah! Too many people expect…

Face Care: Online Help for Melasma And More

With co-founders Rob Bradshaw, Ethan Gui, and Carrie Jiao, Silicon Valley-based Jack Jia, a former software entrepreneur, started Musely as a community where people could come together to share their personal beauty, lifestyle, and skincare tips and tricks.…

Be Transformed: Spa to Immerse in Sense of Place

Before breakfast in a rustic chalet amid pine trees in Bavaria’s Ammergau Alps, I ease tentatively into a huge, vintage soaking tub. Not filled with water, it brims with decomposed organic matter, a hot, gooey muck…

DAY TO BREATHE – THE RETREAT: SF

Shifting Hearts, Minds and Spirits, One Leader at a Time    Just steps away from San Francisco’s iconic Land’s End Trail and its beautiful labyrinth, the sweeping views of the Golden Gate Bridge,…

Taking Beauty Home: Prolong the adventure with these products

It’s sounds weird, but maybe you’ll relate: I’ve always loved hotel stuff. As a little kid, the first thing I would do when staying at a hotel (or even a motel) was to rush into the room,…

Wellness from the Source: Indigenous healing around the globe

As every gardener knows, a tomato plucked from her own vine trumps the same fruit grown somewhere else. Likewise, wellness centers that summon their surroundings not only connect their guests to the locale,…

sculling on lake austin

My Blue Mind: The scientifically proven solace of water

In 2014, Marine biologist Dr. Wallace J. Nichols published Blue Mind which has since become a landmark book that explores and scientifically explains how water in all its shapes and forms affects us and how it is a contributing factor to our health and…

McEvoy Ranch Launches CBD-Based ODE Oasis

Joining the CBD revolution, McEvoy Ranch, the award-winning maker of estate olive oils, small lot wines, and natural beauty products, has launched a new line of premium CBD items that promote a…

DRINKING WITH WUNDER

The Elevated Happy Hour By Erin Hunt Moore With its access to high quality, fresh ingredients, savvy consumer palates, a seemingly endless pool of creative minds and entrepreneurs, and the proximity of an…

The Air We Breathe

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