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Journal Your Way to Wellness

Posted on: January 30th, 2019 by Elysiann Bishop

journalHave you ever kept a journal? While the practice may bring to mind your teenage years of keeping a drama-filled diary, it turns out that the practice may offer real health and wellness perks. Read on to learn more about how journal writing can benefit you, and how to get started.                                         Journal Writing Benefits                                                       Elevated mental wellbeing: Research from Advances of Psychiatric Treatment indicates that writing about a stressful or emotional event can improve wellbeing. Experts agree that in conjunction with professional help, journaling may help patients to better cope with anxiety and depression.


Ramping Up for A Wellness Retreat

Posted on: May 23rd, 2018 by Elysiann Bishop

052318b-01Why should spring cleaning be limited to your home? A wellness getaway can be the perfect way to cleanse and rejuvenate your body. From fitness, nutrition, or skincare focused facilities to those that can help you give up caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, and sugar, there’s a wellness retreat for everyone – tools like Spafinder can help you find the perfect destination for your needs.

While a wellness-focused vacation has undeniable benefits, going into one unprepared can lead to challenges ranging from sugar-withdrawal headaches and exercise exhaustion to anxiety over disconnection from electronics. In the weeks leading up to your vacation, implement these strategies so that you can get the most out of your wellness experience. (more…)

7 Gifts that Promote Health and Wellness

Posted on: December 6th, 2017 by Elysiann Bishop

gifts for wellnessThis time of year, it can be challenging to stay on a path of wellness, so why not give gifts that encourage friends and loved ones to maintain a healthy spirit? We’re not talking about circa-1980 aerobics videos here – health-promoting gifts come in all kinds of appealing shapes and sizes. Options abound, and we’re sharing just a handful of our favorites here:

Essential Oils and Diffuser: Give the gift of a heavenly-smelling house, with the relaxing benefits of aromatherapy as well. Pair a diffuser with a festively scented oil blend for a gift that will be enjoyed year round.


Yoga On The Go

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by Elysiann Bishop

Yoga on the goIf you’re on the move this summer, you might be struggling with working fitness into your days. Vacations are a particularly challenging time to squeeze in exercise. That’s where yoga can be a powerful tool for wellness. Don’t assume that a formal, hour-long yoga class is required for health benefits – even a single pose here and there can make a big difference in your physical and mental fitness.                                                                                                       It’s true that some forms of yoga require special equipment, but it’s also a fact that you can practice anytime, anywhere, and with no provisions at all. If you want a bit of instruction from the comfort of your hotel room, try one of the countless great yoga tutorials available on YouTube – (more…)

Ice Cream and Your Health: Friend or Foe?

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by Elysiann Bishop

Ice Cream: Friend or Foe? These long summer days, nothing hits the spot like a cool, creamy scoop of ice cream. July is National Ice Cream Month in the U.S., while Sunday, July 17 marks National Ice Cream Day. While you may love nothing more than to indulge in this nostalgic summertime treat, your healthy conscience may be telling you to abstain.

We’re here to tell you that you can have your cake (or in this case, ice cream) and eat it, too. That’s right! In moderation, a serving of ice cream here and there can be a part of a healthy lifestyle – and it might even give your health a boost. Here’s how:


Wellness WINEdown

Posted on: May 15th, 2013 by Elysiann Bishop


Kick-off summer with this fun poolside event in celebration of Hotel Palomar Dallas‘ new wellness offerings, benefiting Attitudes and Attire. Enjoy beauty & wellness themed activities, fun giveaways from Actifirm, Exhale, Central 214 & more!

  • Sustainable wine, lite bites by Central 214’s Chef Graham Dodds & refreshing low-cal cocktails by head bartender Amber West, featuring Lillet & Hendrick’s Gin
  • Hand demonstrations with Actifirm’s natural skincare products
  • Extreme yoga demos from Exhale Mind Body Spa, plus free Core Fusion Class for participants
  • Luxe raffle prizes like a wellness package stay at Hotel Palomar, a Villy Customs bike, Kimpton yoga mats, and more
  • Summer and resort wear fashions from Uptown Consignment

Please bring a minimum $20 donation or gently used handbag for Attitudes & Attire

Complimentary Valet Parking