The 5 best Mindful Places in Spain

New Life Portugal Retreat for burnout, coaching, mindfulness by SIS Wellness Holidays

Many of my friends went (and still go) on vacation in the classic hotel with all-inclusive catering, because you cover all the costs there and theoretically there are no more expensive surprises to come…LOL, but you can quickly have a few more kilos on the ribs. My parents were more of a sporty type of […]

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My experience with Mindfulness at La Crisalida Retreat

Mindfulness workshop at La Crisalida Retreat by SIS Wellness Holidays

The first time I heard about Mindfulness was a few years ago, when I started reading Wellness magazines. I thought that it sounded interesting and that it was something I should do more often but as always, once you close the magazine, you forget about it. When visiting La Crisalida Retreat, in Spain, near Alicante, I […]

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Mindfulness; how does it work?

mindfulness by SIS Wellness Holidays Spain

Nobody wants to think about difficult or worrying things, but trying to get rid of upsetting thoughts can often make you think about them even more. By listening for bird chirps or concentrating on the taste of your coffee or smelling the smell of fresh air, you’re bringing your attention to the present moment.  Mindfulness […]

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Mind full or mindful?

Mindfulness tips and tricks by SIS Wellness Holidays, Spain

Why are we always thinking so much? ¨What should I have for dinner, what shall I wear, do I still like my job, why did he/she say that, do I earn enough money, where should I go on my next holiday, what time do I have to be at the dentist, I shouldn´t forget to […]

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You are meant to thrive, not just survive!

Achieving and improving wellness by SIS Wellness Holidays in Spain and Portugal

Do you feel well? Are you experiencing wellness? What does ¨wellness¨ mean anyway? I found the following description and thought it kind of covers it: ¨Wellness is the act of practicing healthy habits on a daily basis to attain better physical and mental health outcomes, so that instead of just surviving, you’re thriving.¨ I guess we […]

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Three yoga exercises to relieve back, neck and shoulder pain

Yoga Holidays in Spain, SHA Wellness Clinic, SIS Wellness Holidays

Spending many hours in front of a computer screen, a sedentary lifestyle, age, smoking and being overweight are the main causes of back pain. In addition, it seems that all the stress and tension of everyday life tends to accumulate in the neck and shoulders, causing everything from muscle stiffness to contractures. And this makes […]

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DON´T WORRY, BE HAPPY! HAPPINESS EXPLAINED ;-)

what is happiness by SIS Wellness Holidays

How often have you said, “I just want to be happy”? How often have you said to someone else, “I just want you to be happy”? Have you ever really thought about what happiness means? What, exactly, is this happiness we are wishing for? I feel happy when I am at the beach with the […]

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My personal evaluation of 2020, let these tips help to create yours!

mindfulness by SIS Wellness Holidays

Despite it being the year that no one was expecting, we can all learn a lot from 2020. The end of the year, and especially this challenging year, is always a good moment to pause and consider what has been lost, gained and discovered thus far – and where to go from here.  It is important to […]

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6 extraordinary life lessons to remember when this is over

Extraordinary life lessons after lock down by SIS Wellness Holidays, Spa in Spain

Three months after we have been suddenly locked into our houses due to the corona virus, we slowly enter a time when more is allowed again. And as nice as that is, it also feels strange and a bit scary; because this period of restricted freedom has not been bad or annoying at all points. […]

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The second phase; Inner Compass – by Aleid Warmelink

Online life coaching retreats at Sharanam Retreat by SIS Spa in Spain

The SISters asked me to write something for these times where the coronavirus dominates the world. There is already a lot of advice for health and movement, so let me look into the next phase after the initial shock. Now our deeper frustrations and our deeper love can surface.  In our work I am often […]

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