What is Wellness

What is Wellness?


Wellness – [noun] the state of being healthy. A word we hear more and more these days. So much so the industry is estimate to be worth $3.7 trillion (!) but what is wellness? What does it really mean? The dictionary defines it as the state of being healthy. Being healthy has traditionally been seen as free from illness but…

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Wellness Travel

Welcome!


Hi! I’m Sarah and welcome to A Well Travelled Beauty! The main focus of my blog is to share my knowledge I have gathered over the past fifteen years working in the spa industry along with my travel adventures and a quest to live a more sustainable and balanced life. While I hope this blog will encourage you to make…

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Kenya

Volunteering in Kenya – part 1.


 What have I done??? A new way of life!   “Sitting in my mosquito net covered bed, in a room, I share with 7 other girls, with sweat dripping down my face, I still don’t really know what possessed me. I think I focused too much on the end of it and forgot that I would have to actually go…

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The Benefits of Massage


Massage doesn’t just feel good it is good! Usually booked to help with muscle pain, scientific research has shown there are numerous benefits of massage.   Benefits of massage include.   Stress reduction. When the body is under stress it creates unhealthy levels of the stress hormone, cortisol. Too much cortisol can cause many problems including weight gain, digestive problems,…

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spa day

How to make the most of your spa day!


  Ah a spa day, one of the rare things that is a treat and is actually good for you!  What was once seen as an ultimate indulgence for a few has become a popular way to chill out with friends, celebrate a special event or just get some precious time to yourself. So whether you’re a spa veteran or a…

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workplace wellness

Workplace Wellness


  How is your workplace wellness? Today is World Mental Health Day, and this year is a landmark anniversary. First held in 1992, today is the 25th day dedicated to raising awareness of mental health issues, and to fighting the still-associated stigma. This years World Mental Health Day is focusing on mental health in the work place. Workplace wellness is…

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