• Self Care

    A Guide to Aromatherapy

    Wednesday, November 4, 2020 Written by

    Different smells elicit visceral experiences, like the scent of fresh homemade cookies being intrinsically connected to a sense of home. So what if there were scents that could mitigate stress? Or even help reduce physical pain? Alternative medicines can be beneficial to those who are struggling with mental health conditions such as stress and anxiety. […]

  • Self Care

    We Could All Use a Little Hygge Right Now

    Saturday, October 24, 2020 Written by

    According to Statista’s 2019 index, Denmark ranks as the second Happiest Country in the World followed closely with Norway in third, and Iceland for fourth. So what is it about these Northern European countries that have folks so giddy all the time?  Well, that’s a question that has been debated for years as this is […]

  • Bowl and Pitcher, Riverside State Park Hiking

    Fall Hikes in Eastern Washington

    Sunday, October 4, 2020 Written by

    Editor’s note: We encourage you to practice good physical distancing on the trail. Before you head out, confirm trails are open. Wildfire activity and COVID-19 are causing closures. Be welcoming of all people on the trail. As the fall season approaches Seattle with its wet weather and dreary clouds, consider crossing over the Cascade Mountain passes to […]

  • Hiking

    Paved and Groomed Trails for Accessible Hikes

    Sunday, September 27, 2020 Written by

    Editor’s note: We encourage you to practice good physical distancing on the trail. Before you head out, confirm trails are open. Wildfire activity and COVID-19 are causing closures. Be welcoming of all people on the trail. There’s so much more that goes into planning a hike besides how beautiful the views are. Luckily, resources are […]

  • Outdoor Adventures

    A Weekend of Waves and Drinks in Westport

    Thursday, September 24, 2020 Written by

    Stretching into the horizon, disappearing into hazy morning fog, we have the white sand beach entirely to ourselves. Cruising the coastal highway, the old Suzuki Samurai engine gently hums over the soothing sound of nearby rolling waves. We park the car, unload our boards from the back, and sip up our wetsuits while watching as […]

  • Inspiration

    Incredible Tours You Can Take From Home

    Friday, September 11, 2020 Written by

    As quarantine continues to slow the spread of COVID-19, it is easy to feel disconnected from the rest of the world. Luckily, that doesn’t have to be the case! Around the globe, various museums, amusement parks, zoos, theaters, and even NASA are offering free virtual experiences online. Dreaming of marveling at the timeless artwork in […]