Is Self-Care Indulgent?

12/16/2020

Self-care is critical to optimal health and well-being, and it’s one of the lessons that many of us have learned from the coronavirus pandemic. But how is self-care defined, and what distinguishes self-care from self-indulgence? This question has been on my mind for months. For many people, self-care evokes images of a relaxing spa, a

Apple Crisp: Staying balanced during the holiday season

11/25/2020
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As the trees around us start to shed, and things become barer, it is natural for us to fall into the same pattern. Fall is the season to shed the parts of ourselves that no longer serve us and use the space that is created to build something new. This can leave us feeling a

5 Reasons Why Good Sleep is Important

11/13/2020
5 Reasons Why Good Sleep is Important

Sleep is still a little bit of a mystery to us all. We’re millions of years into human history and we still haven’t really figured out why sleep is something that humans have to do on such a regular basis to survive. I mean we do know what the benefits of it are and the

Natural Ways To Clean The Air In Your Home

10/30/2020
Natural Ways To Clean The Air In Your Home

Keeping the air clean in your home is important to living a healthy life. Fortunately, there are some natural ways to clean and freshen the air in your home that are both safe and efficient. Improving the quality of air in your home is an important step towards healthy living. Having clean air will help

Eating During COVID-19: Improve Your Mood and Lower Stress

10/19/2020
Eating During COVID-19

It’s no secret that the current state of things has brought more stress into our lives. The uncertainty of it all, the potential risk of catching the virus, and the overall state of things really have a heavy impact on people’s overall mental well-being. However, while feeling stressed and experiencing anxiety is completely normal and

Retreat. Recharge. Reset.

10/02/2020
Retreat Yourself.

If you’re craving an antidote to the increasing amounts of stress and isolation of this year, we have a full calendar of retreats in 2021 and 2022 that you can safely escape to and have a much-needed retreat! We’ve made a number of updates to our safety guidelines, flexible booking conditions, and trip departures. The

Safe Travels. Rest Assured.

10/01/2020

SAFETY FIRST True Nature Travels knows that safety comes first, and as we start planning a return to travel, the safety and well-being of our participants, leaders, and partners is our highest priority. We understand that international travel carries heightened cautions at this time, and as such, we are working diligently with our partners to

5 Physical Benefits Of Hiking

09/11/2020
5 benefits of hiking

When it comes to staying fit and healthy, there are few activities that can compete with hiking in the great outdoors. After a long week of work, there’s nothing better than strapping on a pair of hiking boots and heading out on the trail. Being surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature, along with

7 Tips To Follow While Travelling In Times Of Coronavirus

08/28/2020
7 tips while traveling during coronavirus

Coronavirus made its first mark in December and then in some parts post-February. Little did we know back then that our lives were going to change forever. From worrying to stressing, from having panic attacks to being borderline depressed- this is the new normal for many of us. And the number keeps increasing every day.

Self-Care Tips to Help You During These Stressful Times

08/19/2020
Current circumstances have only compounded our usual stressors from work, family, and our personal lives. Every day, we hear bad news, deal with the negative economic repercussions of the pandemic (such as pay cuts and price hikes), and walk through the streets in constant fear. Even worse, stress research listed on The Conversation confirms that

Surprising Ways to Make Travel More Affordable

08/06/2020
Surprising Ways to Make Travel More Affordable

If you’ve been bitten by the travel bug, you know how much fun it is to plan your next getaway. The only problem is that most of us have to save money in order to afford travel. Unfortunately, this means that many people put off travel or avoid it altogether, assuming the cost is out

INSIGHTS FROM THE GARDEN: Yogic Wisdom from Seed to Sprout

07/21/2020
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I never thought of myself as a gardener and I definitely do not have a ‘green thumb’. When Covid hit the world, suddenly, I had lots of time, and a yard that needed work. It started with the simple act of digging and moving soil to level out a yard that had been unloved and

10 Proven Health Benefits of Turmeric

07/20/2020

Throughout history, our ancestors have relied on numerous herbs and spices, not only for cooking but for their powerful healing properties. Few have survived the test of time quite like turmeric, arguably the most well-studied dietary supplement in modern natural medicine. Turmeric root powder originates from the Curcuma longa plant, a species of ginger native

New Destination: Morocco!

06/26/2020

True Nature is heading to a new continent! We are thrilled to announce Morocco as our newest destination! Marrakesh, also known as the “Red City” for it’s clay buildings, is a magical place in central Morocco. The city itself is brimming with markets, gardens, palaces, and mosques. The retreat center, which is located 15 kilometers