The key to surviving should season, let alone winter, is always having something to look forward to. It needn't be grand or expensive, but it should leave you feeling better - which is exactly what happens after soaking in thermal rich mineral water. Here's a look at the best Alberta hot springs to revive flagging spirits and sore muscles.
Who doesn't love the idea of chill-axing in a hot bath? Even better is taking a dip in the great outdoors - reaping all those health benefits thermal water provides. Because we all could use something to look forward to, here's a look at the best BC hot springs to soothe sore muscles.
The best thing anybody can do when travelling or visiting relatives is to carve out a little me time. Being away from home can be stressful and the more you take care of yourself, the better you'll be able to care for others. When you're next in Alberta's capital city, here's where to go for the best massage in Edmonton.
Once restrictions have lifted, hiking in Banff is a no brainer. Kayaking is another invigorating way to explore this epic National Park. If you're looking for something different to do that's close to Calgary this summer, check out these top spots for kayaking in Banff and Lake Louise. We've got rental information, too!
Even without the added stress of COVID-19, children today face a wide range of stressors that can be hard for them (and their caregivers) to deal with. I've always been curious about the use of essential oils for child anxiety, as a way to help them cope. Here's a look at the best essential oils to deal with stress, anxiety and sleepless nights, no matter your age.
I love being active outdoors, but if I'm being honest, I have zero upper body strength. Canoeing (and blow drying my hair!) exhausts me, but kayaking, well that's something I can get behind. We did a deep dive into the best kayaking spots in and around Calgary, Edmonton and the Kananaskis region, and have all the deets on how to score rentals, so you can be first out come summer.
Are you being like me and beating yourself up over projects not completed or even started? I had all these grand visions of everything I'd get done while being stuck at home during COVID-19. We're almost a month in and I have little to show for it, except a few additional pounds. Here's how I'm changing my mindset by lowering the bar and celebrating smaller, daily accomplishments.
Everyone is handling the uncertainness of COVID-19 differently, so I'm reaching out to others to get their perspective. Here's a look at how a college student is dealing with classes cancelled and being stuck at home with her parents.
How are you coping amid COVID-induced anxiety? I'm doing better thanks to talking to not one, not two, not three or four, but five licensed psychologists last week. It was for work, but a gal can glean personal insight from expert advice, can't she? In this post I'm sharing their advice in the hopes it helps you as much as it did me.