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It seems like every day I visit Instagram the masses are posting about some national holiday I’ve never heard of. And I feel late. So even though its half way through the year I decided to look up all the national holidays so that I can participate in my favorites for the rest of the year. I compiled this list of the most “Instagramable” (in my opinion) national holidays, this way we all can take part in the holiday fun! And you don’t have to search through the database like I did. Please note: this list does not include national holidays that do not fall on a specific date each year like Mother’s Day, Mardi Gras, and Thanksgiving.
Is there a national holiday that you think we need to indoctrinate?Leave you ideas in the comment section.
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! (more…)
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!