Julia’s healthy eating tips

healthy eating tips by Julia, SIS Wellness Holidays

For us as a family in Germany, eating healthily used to mean ‘eating up’, whether in the school canteen (otherwise you weren’t allowed to get down from the table) or at home. Because, “only those who eat up ensure that the weather won’t be bad tomorrow” (yes, this saying really exists in Germany! 😊) Our […]

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10 Tips for a Healthy December

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December. It can be such a complicated month of fitting in all the things we want to do as well as all the things we need to do. When time is tight, the first thing to go is usually taking care of our health and ourselves. Sticking to a healthy diet can be complicated this […]

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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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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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1 juice day a week does wonders!

juicing

Do you ever feel tired and sluggish even with a good night’s sleep, and rely heavily on caffeine to get through your day? Maybe you’re chronically tired no matter what you do? I am, so what´s going on? I started looking on the internet and there it was, the “F.L.C. Syndrome” – feel like crap […]

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Feeling like crap? Give your body a break from junk with a detox cure!

Healthy eating, detox diet by SIS Wellness Holidays

Do you ever feel tired and sluggish even with a good night’s sleep, and rely heavily on caffeine to get through your day?  Maybe you’re chronically tired no matter what you do? I do… So I started looking on the internet, what can I do about this? And there it was, after reading a bit […]

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10 steps to get active, healthy and FIT!

SIS Wellness Holidays, exercise on the beach, stay fit, stay healthy, exercise routine

In order to get active, healthy, and lose weight, you need to be moving in some way every single day. You know this. But easier said than done, right? You probably also have a full schedule with lots of obligations and with no idea how to fit exercise in. Maybe you’ve tried before to exercise […]

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