Awesome Tips You Should Know To Enjoy Your Solo Traveling

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Solo traveling is a challenge everyone should try at least once in their lives. What it does is test how comfortable you are with yourself. So, it may or may not be for you. But, wouldn’t it be something worth exploring? Isn’t it lonely to travel by yourself? Is it safe? Tons of questions arise whenever someone is challenged to fly by themselves, which hampers them from exploring the world

World Cancer Day 2020: The Cancer Journey, Chapter 3


World Cancer Day is an international day marked on February 4th to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment. In light of this upcoming day, we are grateful to share this powerful insight from True Nature Leader, Robyn Tiger. Robyn is a Physician, Certified Yoga Therapist, and Founder of Yoga Heals 4 Life serving those touched by cancer, anxiety, and stress-related disorders. She is faculty

13 Remarkable Health Benefits of Getting Outdoors


If you’re a self-professed homebody, you could seriously benefit from a change of scenery. Spending time in nature could improve your physical and mental health, ward off illness, and actually make you happier! As the Father of Western Medicine, Hippocrates, once said, “Nature itself is the best physician.” If you’re curious about the health benefits you can reap from being outside, read on! Below, we cover 13 reasons to soak up

A New Year, A New You

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From a Mindfulness perspective, every moment is an opportunity to start again. The New Year is the clear beginning of a new cycle of the calendar and for many of us. The freshness of a new chapter can be inspiring and a reminder of hope. We also can remember that just as the seasons change, the sun rises each morning, and as we take each breath we also have the

2020 Intention Setting with Support from the Universe


Happy New Year! With a fresh start to a new year comes a chance to wipe the slate clean and for personal ideals to be acknowledged and possibly realized. It is wonderful when they are, although if we are honest, sometimes resolutions are commonly forgotten — sometimes almost as soon as we are getting used to writing the new years digits on forms. Yet in the coming year of 2020,

Giving Back: Reflections of Service in 2019


The decision to serve, especially while traveling abroad, is an honorable and noble choice that we celebrate with our participants. Integrating service programs (“Karma Yoga”) into our wellness retreats is at the foundation of our company’s mission and vision. At the core of True Nature’s values is an emphasis on community service. True Nature Travels sprouted out of the CREER Service Organization, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing sustainable solutions for

The Gift of Travel


Traveling takes time, planning, and often some expenses, but always gives back so much more. It allows you to get out of your normal routine, go see something new or discover the completely unknown. Whether it is an afternoon hike in the well-trodden woods near home or a week in a new and exciting part of the world, I find that travel continues to give gifts long after the journey

Why Gratitude is Important and how to Practice it


Gratitude is something that is sorely lacking today. Too many people feel they are entitled to what they have, and even a simple “thank you” is too much to ask from them. A lot of the stress we feel about our lives can be traced to feel entitled to the “nice things” that others have. Still, I believe that if you learn how to practice gratitude, you can shift your focus—and

How to Organize an International Wellness Trip

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Nowadays, people resort to going on vacation solely to run away from the hard-working and tedious lives they are leading. However, many tend to return from holiday feeling even more drained. Organizing and going on a wellness trip where you can enliven all your senses, have long and relaxing spa days, meditate, and do yoga will enable you to find a greater purpose beyond tourism. While there are many resorts

Yoga for balancing the chakras

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The yoga chakras are the energy channels in the body through which the prana (our life force) flows. Although there are various different ones, there are 7 most commonly known. These are the root chakra, the sacral chakra, solar plexus, heart chakra, throat chakra, third eye and the crown chakra.   When the yoga chakras are activated and in balance, the prana flows freely and the physical, mental and emotional bodies

Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Bees


Bees are known for their role in pollination and producing honey and beeswax. These insects are a monophyletic lineage within the superfamily Apoidea and are presently considered a clade, called Anthophila. Did you get all that? You might have a pretty good idea about the importance of bees, but imaging saying that sentence to a child. They would look at you like you’re describing your 401K or tax filing procedures.

Enjoy Life. Offline.


In our modern age, it has become the norm to spend hours on our smartphones each day, thus exposing us to potentially harmful blue light and radio frequency energy. Overuse of digital screens can lead to eye strain, difficulty focusing, dry and irritated eyes, headaches and even anxiety and depression. At True Nature, our team is always on the lookout for ways to remain present and healthy regardless of the

A Few Things You Should Know About Karma…Psst! It Probably Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means


  Karma. The west has twisted this Sanskrit concept into a pop culture excuse for… well, everything. Let’s fix that, shall we? Action The word karma simply means “action,” and from the classical yoga perspective, actions are vitally important. In fact, karma offers one of few paths to self-realization. Karma yoga understands that actions have consequences, so what we do matters. Therefore, karma yogis practice acting with intention. This isn’t

Yoga Sea + Soulscape with Christa Mastrangelo Joyce

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True Nature was able to spend some time getting to know Yoga Teacher and Retreat Leader, Christa Mastrangelo Joyce. Take a glimpse into her upcoming retreat in Greece.   TN: How does the idea of “Yoga Sea + Soulscape” play into your upcoming Yoga Retreat, and what themes do you see coming up throughout the journey? C: A “soulscape” is the notion of a landscape of the soul. The sea