I love reading about the exciting travel adventures of brave bloggers who travel solo. Although, I travel solo for work conferences and meetings. I’m just not ready to have a solo travel experience where I have to explore a new or foreign place on my own. So, instead of a solo adventure, I tested the water with a “solo-ish” staycation. We will talk about the “solo-ish” part in a future blog post. I chose the Westin Fort Lauderdale for my staycation. And it did not disappoint! Continue reading
Did you know that dancing is a stress reliever? Dancing is actually a great cardiovascular workout, it releases the same feel-good endorphins as traditional exercising. And it’s fun! In fact, dancing has been scientifically proven to help reduce both anxiety and stress levels. According to Psychologytoday.com, “in a study at the University of Derby, depressed patients given salsa dancing lessons improved their moods significantly by the end of the nine-week, hip-swiveling therapy.”
The best part is you don’t need a formal dance class to experience the feel-good benefits of dancing. You can dance by yourself behind a closed-door and dance yourself happy. If you’re a fan of Shonda Rhimes and ABC’s Thursday night lineup “TGIT” then you already know that when life gets tough; sometimes you just have to “Dance it Out”! Shonda often writes scenes where her main characters “Dance Out” their woes to a funky beat!