It's that time of year again; the leaves are about to change, the kids are going back to school and a chill is right around the corner. While fall is one of our favorite times of the year here at My World Registry, it can be hectic and stressful. Before old man winter arrives on your doorstep, take a moment to pamper yourself and get relaxed. Here are FIVE untraditional spa experiences to prepare yourself for the craziness of fall. 1. Reiki Reiki is an ancient healing method. A reiki therapist specializes in channeling his or her own positive energy into you. It's also known as energy healing. Picture yourself laying down, with your eyes closed, and healing music playing in the background. Your reiki specialist will either hover their hands just over your body or some will actually lay their palms on you. Fans of reiki say that they feel deep relaxation. 2. Next level facial [...]
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You don't have to be "artistic" to get your hands dirty and create something. It's the perfect weather to get outside and make something big like a birdbath or nature path, or, stay inside in the air conditioning and get your D.I.Y. on. Here are 5 ways you can get crafty. 1. Make a birdbath Why not make something that you enjoy building and that other living creatures enjoy all summer long? The opportunities to create an original and unique birdbath are endless. Old trash can lids, satellite dishes, and more can be re-purposed for this project. One easy way to do this with kids is to flip a terracotta planter upside down to serve as the base of the birdbath. Then, glue the drainage dish, right side up to the top, fill with water and boom! You have yourself a tiny birdbath. 2. Make something delicious Get your hands dirty in the [...]
<h4><span style="color: #000000">You don't have to be "artistic" to get your hands dirty and create something. It's the perfect weather to get outside and make something big like a birdbath or nature path, or, stay inside in the air conditioning and get your D.I.Y. on. Here are 5 ways you can get crafty. </span></h4><div><span style="color: #000000"> </span></div><div><span style="color: #000000"><b>1. Make a birdbath</b> </span></div><div><span style="color: #000000"> </span></div><div><span style="color: #000000">Why not make something that you enjoy building and that other living creatures enjoy all summer long? The opportunities to create an original and unique birdbath are endless. Old trash can lids, satellite dishes, and more can be re-purposed for this project. One easy way to do this with kids is to flip a terracotta planter upside down to serve as the base of the birdbath. Then, glue the drainage dish, right side up to the top, fill with water and boom! You have yourself a tiny birdbath. </span></div><div></div><div><b>2. Make something [...]
Nature is always wise so let’s tune into to Summer vibes! The days are longer and the nights are warmer. That means it’s time to get outside and enjoy it while you can. Whether you’re an adventure junkie, or you just want to sit and enjoy the sunshine, and whether you have money to spend or just time and an open mind, we’ve got you covered with FIVE great ways you can get outside this summer and soak up nature’s goodness. WHITE WATER RAFTING On those days when the sun feels white hot, you should hit the white water and cool down. White water rafting with a seasoned guide isn’t free but if you like a little adrenaline coursing through your veins, it will be worth it. Sign up for an adventure by yourself and make some new friends. You’ll quickly bond over your efforts trying to stay in the raft! If you [...]
Spring is the season where your world breaks through its winter layer ready to begin again - a new year of growth, a new chance to start over. No matter how many springs you've been through, take a hint from Mother Nature, and use it as a time to motivate and refocus on your journey. Is there anything you want in your life? The time is (always) now! Here are some ways to reset your spirits as the weather gets warmer and the days last longer: Healing with Soul-exploration Getting to know yourself without distractions or ‘noise’ and taking ownership of your life is the key to personal growth, change, and evolution, which leads to ultimate freedom of life. Exploration doesn't yield answers when you do it externally. Instead, explore your true source. It's called soul-exploration. You can always dive deep into it fearlessly, with Michael Glicker’s "Your Life, Your Choice, and energy healing and clearing session." As Michael puts it simply, "we feel great when our energy is light and flows easily." Why wait [...]
The right side of your brain is responsible for art and music awareness, creativity, intuition, imagination and more. It's the side of us that delights in expressiveness. How do you express yourself and engage your creative side? We have some ideas to get you going. Write a children's book Have you ever considered writing a book? What's more right-brained than getting creative with words? Tap into your childlike wonder and creativity, too, by trying to write a children's book! Start small. A children's book can be as short as a few pages. Start with an important lesson you think kids should learn. Next, think of a fun way to tell a story that teaches that lesson. The best part about writing for kids is that there are fewer rules. Dogs can talk, horses can fly and the worlds are endless! Don't get hung up on making it perfect, just get words on paper. You'll be [...]
Spring is right around the corner and in the spirit of the season of renewal, it's time to get it together! We all want to be our best selves but sometimes, life gets overwhelming and our goals get lost in the shuffle. The first step is identifying what you want to work on and more importantly HOW. Not sure? We have five ideas to get you thinking about being your best self this spring. 1. Reclaim passion, heart, and connectionIf you're not quite feeling like yourself, there's nothing better than spending time with animals, especially horses. In fact, horses have been used in therapeutic settings since ancient Greece. We can learn a lot about trust, living in the moment and unapologetically being ourselves from four-legged friends. The My World Registry Discovery With Horses experience promises that you will "learn to let go of limiting beliefs, old survival patterns and lingering fears that have blocked you from living [...]
GET BONDED! Deep connections make life sweeter: 6 ways to bond with your partner, family and friends
It may come as no surprise to you but bonding through shared experiences fastens us together and helps create an environment in which we can all grow closer. Whether you want to create a shared memory with your child, your partner or even your parents, the best way to get bonded, is to get out and do something. Here are FIVE ways to unite with the ones you love: Get creative in the kitchenWe all get into routines, especially when it comes to cooking. When you (or maybe your partner) has had enough of your go-to recipes, sign up for a cooking class together. "It's not about being perfect, only perfect for each other," My World Marketplace cooking guru, Wendee Daniels, says. "It's about doing your best with what you have! Cooking together is for tuning to your intuition and listening to your body's needs daily. When you do it together, all the more fun!" Read [...]
GET BALANCED: Operate at optimal health – mind, body and spirit: Five experiences to honor your body, soothe your mind and nourish your spirit
We all want to start the New Year off on the right foot. After all that holiday excitement and let’s face it, stress, it can be necessary to take a little “you” time and rebalance before being your best self in 2019. We know you probably have some lofty goals this year, from 52 book challenges to learning new languages to visiting a country you’ve only ever dreamed of. We’ve collected 5 ways for you to get your mind, body, and spirit right before jumping into the great unknown. Start with the options that make you smile first or bigger!Get MovingOur bodies crave movement and stimulation. Find a yoga studio near you and work your mind and body while you work up a sweat. There’s no better exercise to rebalance than yoga. Why? Because the effects on your mind, body and emotional state tend to linger for days after your practice! Between deep breaths and muscle lengthening stretches, [...]
The U.S. is packed with adventures that will broaden your horizons, lift your spirits and teach you invaluable lessons. From the West Coast to the East we've got you covered. Northeast: The Hudson River Valley, New YorkWhen you think of New York, bright lights and the big city might flash before your eyes but there's a lot more to New York state than a bustling city. Think mountains, orchards, and the mighty Hudson River. New York is riddled with history. In fact, it's the state to head to, to learn about the vast network that made up the Underground Railroad. From the city to the farm, there are dozens of secret stops from churches to shops to homes. Stop in Peru, New York for a look at one of those stops on the Underground Railroad. Plus, while you're there you can walk through the museum to learn a thing or two. While you're in the area, [...]