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4 Kinds of Haters and How to Handle Them

  Since so much of my work has been in industrial psychology and team building, I found this article by Dr. Sanam Hafeez PsyD quite interesting. I felt many of our readers would enjoy and relate to some of the examples, as they seem to resonate with various individuals I’ve encountered along the way....

Return to Miracle Springs Resort

How delightful to return to Miracle Springs Resort after seven years. A Diamond in the Desert was the title of a story we posted in 2008 on Global Writes. The Hill team was enthused about the healing hot springs, food, and spa. Yet, it is the people at this unique place that make it special. The entire...

The Spa at The Oyster Box

Every day, I feature press releases on TheEpicureanExplorer Life Style Blog and rarely on this site. However, this property brought back many fine memories of a trip too long ago to South Africa and remind me, how much I’d love to return. It is so lovely, if you are headed to South Africa, you may wish to...

Aromatherapy Around The World

  Aromatherapy seems like a new-age fad to many people, but the truth is aromatherapy has actually been around for thousands of years. In fact, aromatherapy has been in use since the Egyptians discovered the potential therapeutic benefits of the healing power of essential oils. Aromatherapy is still...

Secret Retreats & Luxury Health Retreats partner to help you achieve your Chi

Trying out new health retreats and those lesser known is a passion. On these particular retreats that I’ve discovered, I have not experienced them first hand, but I sure would like too and write about them. Because they intrigue me so much, I wanted to share them with you. If any of you go, please share...

Huvafen Fushi Resort, Maldives

Aaah, summertime! Once again, it’s that time of the year when people head to the beach, have fun, soak it all up and get a tan. And, for those who are lucky enough to splurge on a holiday away from home, there’s no better place to be than Boutique Hotel Huvafen Fushi in Maldives. That’s right, folks. If you...

Squash Apple Soup Recipe From Rancho La Puerta

I’ve been a guest at Rancho La Puerta two times with Brenda. The first was as press and workshop presenters and last year as presenters. Brenda discovered it first. She raved about how great it was, and I agree 100%. I believe their repeat rate is approximately 70%. Besides all the wonderful activities, the...

Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa’s Chocolate Ice Cream

It’s been over a decade since I first experienced this and I am still making it.  Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa’s Chocolate Ice Cream Ingredients: 4 bananas, peeled and chopped ¼ cup skim milk or fat-free soy milk ¼ cup carob powder or Hershey’s plain coca powder ¼ cup date sugar (we use 1/8 cup) 1 tsp...

Ixtapan Spa Hotel Chicken Tacos

In looking for spas, we discovered the Ixtapan Spa Hotel and Golf Resort. This 60 year old destination spa is located in a small mountain village in the Sierra Madres Mountains. Even though they describe themselves as low key and a more budget minded spa, they are in demand. They offer the walks, exercise...

Miraval’s Angus Beef Filet Mignon Served with Roma Tomato, Basil & Shallot Salad

Miraval says, “We bring balance to dining, nourishment and the preparation of food…” Its food is satisfying and healthy. Like most destination spas, the cuisine is presented to showcase the fresh ingredients, flavor, texture and aroma. Yield 4, 6 ounce servings.   Ingredients: Beef Tenderloin, trimmed of...

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