Packing Tips for a Great Hike

Hiking fast isn’t necessarily about clocking your best time or the bragging rights, it’s about experiencing more goodness with friends and family. More alpine lakes, more craggy peaks, and more wildflowers. More high fives at the summit, more victory snacks, and more unexpected patches of wild blueberries.

Recommended Wellness Retreats for 2022

As we enter spring of 2022, many of you have asked for referrals of where to go for a wellness retreat.

It has been two years since the pandemic wreaked havoc on the travel industry and many businesses are still recovering and restructuring. New Life Hiking Spa does not currently have retreats planned for 2022.  There have been many changes as a result of the pandemic, including the sale and renovation of our host hotel.

Natural Ways to Refresh and Renew at Home

Pampering ourselves isn’t a luxury so much as a necessity to refresh and renew mind, body and spirit. Spas have been synonymous with pampering throughout the ages. “Every civilization around the...

Benefits of Essential Oils

Essential oils can help relax the body, reduce headaches, enhance massage therapy, and even help you sleep. There are many uses for these amazing oils, and they can help you on the path to wellness!...

5 Reasons to Start Gardening

No Green Thumb?  No problem!  Here are five reasons to start gardening today, anyway…

5 Benefits of a Wellness Retreat

It’s no surprise that spending time with Mother Nature, soaking up the sunlight, and breathing in the fresh air are all good for your health and well-being.

New Life Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers  1/2 yellow onion, diced 1 garlic clove, diced 2 tbsp finely diced carrot 4 oz tofu 1/2 cup cooked lentils 1/2 cup cooked quinoa Pinch fresh thyme and basil 1 tbsp grated Parmesan...

Hiking Outside Improves Your Health and Makes You Happier

We all know that working out on a regular basis can improve your heart health and allow for greater blood circulation, but did you know that where you work out can make a difference? You don’t have...

How Changing Your Thinking Changes Everything

For 40 years, Social Psychologist Ellen Langer has conducted pioneering research on the power of our minds to shape health and well-being. Langer’s work demonstrates that changing what we think and...

Take a Vacation From Social Media

5 REASONS TO DITCH SOCIAL MEDIA ON YOUR VACATION In the past decade, social media has become an integral part of modern life. For most, it has offered the chance to reconnect with old friends, stay...

Wellness

Packing Tips for a Great Hike

Packing Tips for a Great Hike

Hiking fast isn’t necessarily about clocking your best time or the bragging rights, it’s about experiencing more goodness with friends and family. More alpine lakes, more craggy peaks, and more wildflowers. More high fives at the summit, more victory snacks, and more unexpected patches of wild blueberries.

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Finding Inspiration with Janet Dunn

Finding Inspiration with Janet Dunn

Janet spends a lot of time hiking and walking in the woods. “The woods is where I hear God more clearly. I feel this is where I commune with God the best. I have learned to really listen to my soul in the quiet of the forest, sitting on my meditation pillow, or just being quiet with myself”, reflected Janet. She also believes that it is vitally important to have a tribe of people that listen, share, and pray together.

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Benefits of Essential Oils

Benefits of Essential Oils

Essential oils can help relax the body, reduce headaches, enhance massage therapy, and even help you sleep. There are many uses for these amazing oils, and they can help you on the path to wellness!...

read more

Spas & Retreats

Recommended Wellness Retreats for 2022

Recommended Wellness Retreats for 2022

As we enter spring of 2022, many of you have asked for referrals of where to go for a wellness retreat.

It has been two years since the pandemic wreaked havoc on the travel industry and many businesses are still recovering and restructuring. New Life Hiking Spa does not currently have retreats planned for 2022.  There have been many changes as a result of the pandemic, including the sale and renovation of our host hotel.

5 Benefits of a Wellness Retreat

5 Benefits of a Wellness Retreat

It’s no surprise that spending time with Mother Nature, soaking up the sunlight, and breathing in the fresh air are all good for your health and well-being.

Spa Properties Paving the Path to Guests’ Health

Spa Properties Paving the Path to Guests’ Health

Several years ago, writer Vicki Arkoff curated a list of the top five properties for “paving the path to guests’ health”.  New Life Hiking Spa was included on the list but has been closed since the start of Covid19, so we are sharing with you the four other properties...