Best Women’s Shoes for Summer Travel

“Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” – Marilyn Monroe There were a few things that I researched far and wide before starting my adventures around the world. I truly wanted to find the perfect backpack (which was no small task) and the perfect shoes for my year abroad. Hours…

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Yoga without a Mat – 15 minute practice

“Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirits fly.” – Van Morrison Have you ever found yourself kayaking out to a beach in the middle of nowhere and find yourself thinking, man, I wish I had my yoga mat? Okay, maybe not that specific… but if you’re a yogi, then you have…

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Visit Sapa, Ninh Binh, and Hạ Long Bay in Vietnam

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust Sapa, Ninh Binh, and Halong Bay are all popular locations for tourists visiting Vietnam, especially those staying in Hanoi as they are located in the North. Each small city offers a very different culture and view;…

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Meet Lindsay Nova: Traveling Yoga Teacher and Spiritual Badass

Interview with Lindsay Nova, a one-woman spiritual circus Today, I have the greatest pleasure to introduce you all to a badass gal who is making her way around the globe as a digital nomad and yoga teacher. Lindsay Nova is a beautiful soul who is working hard to spread her teachings, positive vibes, and dreams with…

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Bullet Journal Layouts for Everyone

“All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” ― Brian Tracy I have always led a pretty busy life, whether juggling multiple jobs and obligations at home or managing my remote…

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Meet Ruth Lee: Interview on PPD and being authentic on-line

“I’ve been called a bad mom. I’ve also been called an inspiration… When you put yourself out there, on social media and in real life, you find both ends of the spectrum. Those who love you, and those who don’t… (But) you are brilliant, and of high worth, and it’s time you start treating yourself…

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Turmeric: Benefits and my Favorite Recipes

“Each spice has a special day to it. For turmeric, it is Sunday, when light drips fat and butter-colored into the bins to be soaked up glowing, when you pray to the nine planets for love and luck.” – Chitra Baneriee Divakaruni This post was originally on my old site, tarynraineyoga.com Turmeric is one of…

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5 Yoga Moves for Toned Abs

“My strength comes from my abdomen. It’s the center of gravity and the source of real power.” – Bruce Lee If you are a digital nomad, like me, it is pretty hard to keep the abs in shape. Let’s face it: you are constantly wanting to try new and delicious food and sometimes working out…

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8 Books that Changed My Life

“You can make positive deposits in your own economy every day by reading and listening to powerful, positive, life-changing content and by associating with encouraging and hope-building people.” – Zig Ziglar Oh I do love a cozy blanket, pot of tea, and a fabulous book! I have always loved the texture and smell of a…

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Nomad’s Guide to Lisbon, Portugal

Saudade – a nostalgic longing to be near again or something or someone that is distant, or that has been loved and lost, “the love that remains” (Portuguese) Portugal, you have stolen a piece of my heart. I have had mixed feelings about writing this guide. While I have fallen in love with Portugal, I…

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