solar springs health retreat, bundanoon

Morning workout: stretch class overlooking this amazing view!

Morning workout: stretch class overlooking this amazing view!

If your idea of relaxing is doing stretch classes, bushwalks, facials and sipping herbal teas in front of an open fire, then Solar Springs Health Retreat, Bundanoon (just a 2 hour drive from Sydney’s CBD) is THE place to go.

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dear stress, let’s break up

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Image via Pinterest

I love this quote. It sums up exactly what I need to say to myself when I get too wound up. And because stress is the major focus of week 3 on Kate Troup’s W8less program (a holistic program which I have written about here and here), it’s made me realise how important it is to manage it – to consciously carve out some time to reset my body when it goes into overdrive (as it easily can in our modern, fast paced lifestyles).

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peninsula hot springs, melbourne

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Image via Peninsula Hot Springs

This is a visit of absolute self-indulgence, pampering and relaxation.

Peninsula Hot Springs had been on my ‘to go’ list for a while. I went with a few girlfriends (one who’d already been there and is also a keen spa goer) just after Christmas.

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three ways to practise self-care

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As I’m writing this it’s the Christmas holidays, the much-needed breather between the end of one year and the start of a new one. The holiday period generally means I’m a bit more relaxed, try to move at a less frantic pace and make more time to do the things I love to do.

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