All posts tagged: new york times bestseller

Blue Mind. Our Deep Connection to Water

Photo Credit: Erich Schlegel Water plays an integral role in our daily lives— it’s essential for our survival. It is evident that we all have a deep connection to water, perhaps more than we realize. Many people talk about getting their daily dose of “vitamin sea” and that aligns with New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols’s book Blue Mind that explores our relationship with water and the positive healing benefits we gain both on a cognitive and emotional level.   We require water for our survival, but we also have an underlying dependency on water for recreational use as a pathway to acquiring its positive benefits. In particular, our oceans offer us a place of sanctuary and can help restore and rejuvenate us from stress. It is amazing how by just spending time in the ocean, it has the ability to allow an anxious day to easily slip away. Water, whether it is a lake, river, waterfall or the ocean it has a diversity of positive impacts on us. Memories tied to experiences with …

Spring Fever: Great Beach Reads

I’ve got spring fever to read great books! Over the weekend, I teamed up with Toronto blogger Tiffany, the lady behind the blog My Happy Coincidence and we co-wrote a list of great spring, summer and beach reads! Sneak Peek: One of my favorite books this year was, Pain, Parties, Work by Elizabeth Winder. Curious to know what books made the list? Please head on over to the My Happy Coincidence blog, and read the full story, click here. Summer Reads: Eco Tips Love reading and being environmentally friendly? Here are a two tips. 1. Book Swap If you must have a tangible book in your hand, as opposed to downloading an iBook or digital copy of one of the latest New York Bestsellers onto your iPad, Nook or Kindle, consider sharing the book when you are done, with friends and family.  Perhaps they have a book you would like to read? Why not trade books? 2. Traveling Books & Stories A post written long ago, but still true today.  I great way to stay on trend …