4 Natural Ways I Boost Serotonin for a Happier Me

This winter, I’ve been working to come up with natural ways to boost serotonin. I have a love/hate relationship with the winter. It’s nice not to be overheated all the time, but at the same time, I long for the days when I will be overheated again.

Boost Serotonin to Beat Winter Blues

I just don’t tend to spend as much time outside and in the sun over the winter months as I do during the summer. It doesn’t feel as natural. This can cause me to be less active. I’m never fully sedentary, I’m just less active. This habit can make me feel a bit blue. Read More

These Hidden Seaside Resorts in Mexico are Perfect for Stress Relief

Peter and I recently fell in love with one of the best seaside resorts and sunny travel destinations in Mexico we’ve ever visited. It made me think about the various hidden gems that must be tucked throughout the country. There are a lot of different types of Mexican vacations that you can take, depending on your tastes. I personally like to go for stress relief by escaping somewhere luxurious that also offers a few adventures and curiosities amidst my days of shopping among local artisans, tasting traditional foods and just sprawling out on the beach for a some vitamin D.

I know there are a lot more adventurous and sporty possibilities out there, but for me, relaxation and stress relief is at the center of pretty much all my vacation planning. At first, when we were looking for seaside resorts in Mexico, we would check the obvious places such as Cancun’s massive hotel zone. Read More

3 Sunny Travel Destinations on My Bucket List This Year

Now that Peter and I have returned from Mexico where we stayed on the stunning Nayarit beaches, I am able to cross off an important part of my sunny travel destinations bucket list. When it comes to sunny travel destinations, there are three that I’d added to my list and that I’ve made a priority of visiting.

There are many different places I want to see in the world, but when it comes to the winter, I’d like to stick to destinations that are sunny and warm. There’s a reason Peter and I moved to Miami when we retired – we’re not fans of months upon months of freezing weather.

There are other places on my bucket list that I’d like to visit in the summer, but in the winter, I insist on keeping things sunny. Read More