Organic Spa Blog

Summer’s Healing Elixirs and Vegetal Drinks

In hotels and restaurants from Burbank to Boston, and the chicest summer bar scenes along the coast, I asked bartenders and hotel staff for the healthiest alcoholic drinks I might be able to talk

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Green Your Beauty Routine: 6 Summer Essentials

Sustainable beauty is a result of what we eat, drink and think, as well as what we apply to our skin. Just as our food can nourish us from the inside, the skin care,

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Weekend Warrior in Paradise

For most people, the thought of a tropical beach vacation conjures up images of lazy days spent sipping umbrella drinks while floating in a pool, topped off with indulgent dinners. For me, it’s just

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Five Hot Tips for Cool, Clean Indoor Living

When the topic of “clean living” comes up, most of us focus on healthy, mindful eating and exercise. What many forget is the impact that the indoor air we breathe has on a clean,

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Yum! Very Delicious Vegan Burgers

Flipping hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill in July and August is a tried-and-true American tradition. We do love our burgers! If you don’t eat meat, you’ll want to try these three delicious

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Try These Five Fat-Burning Moves

Are you bored with your exercise routine? Make it fun and challenging by burning fat with this strength-training interval workout, created by James Park, a private trainer and group fitness instructor at Gurney’s Montauk

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Virginia’s Wintergreen Resort Celebrates Summer

For a self-proclaimed cold-weather hotspot, folks sure do kick up their heels at “Mountains of Adventure” at Lake Monocan in Wintergreen, Virginia. In fact, this stately all-weather resort and spa offers tubing and boating

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Made in the USA: Reusable Produce Bags

Lately I have been biking more, which makes it easier to visit a local farmers’ market. Buying local is better for the environment since less energy is needed for transportation and, typically, less packaging is

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Fitness for Your Brain

Lately, I find myself scratching my head and forgetting what I wanted to say next. Immediately I think, “Is that normal memory loss that comes with Baby boomer aging, or is that my first

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A Meditation Mantra for July 4th

Setting off fireworks may seem like an odd time to practice meditation, but what better time, really, to be fully present and in the moment? The heat of summer is a wonderful time to practice the three key components of a flexible July 4th practice: Concentration, Natural Awareness and Positive Imagery.

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