Relaxation 2018-05-29T12:15:50+00:00


Switzerland: Bürgenstock Hotel & Spa, Lake Lucerne

The Bürgenstock is a legendary Swiss resort perched high on a cliff 500m above Lake Lucerne. There are four hotels, but we’re here to review the newest two: the Bürgenstock and its Alpine Spa are dramatically modern, while the Waldhotel wellbeing centre is a nine-storey eco lodge designed by award-winning Italian architect Matteo Thun. [...]

May 31st, 2018|

5 Ways to De-stress Your Teen (and You)

As we come up to exams, we all want our teens to breeze through this difficult period as easily as possible. But schools – and some parents - often put unbearable pressure on our children to do well in exams, creating extra stress (rather than support), anxiety about the future [...]

May 28th, 2018|

7 Very Important Reasons To Take A Nap Right Now

Sleep is very, very good. And while it’s essential to get a solid seven to nine hours per night, when you occasionally miss the mark, a nap can help a great deal. Hey, it’s still a good idea even if you do get enough sleep. There’s really no excuse not to nap — [...]

May 20th, 2018|

6 Easy Ways To Instantly Improve The Mood Of Your Home

You’ve probably noticed that when you walk into certain rooms, it can make you instantly happy. Perhaps the room is bright and cheery, or it’s filled with decor that brings back cherished memories. Just like surrounding yourself with positive people can help keep you in a good mood, your surroundings [...]

May 17th, 2018|

What is a Retreat?

Some people are put off by the word ‘retreat’, assuming it means a strict and rather joyless regime. However, today’s retreats are generally more pleasurable, less outlandishly expensive and more tailored to the consumer -- you don’t have to do sunrise yoga every morning if you don’t want to: it’s your time. [...]

May 13th, 2018|