Tag: Travel

February Explorations in the Highlands

A romantic weekend road trip to celebrate my 27th birthday in Fort William & Oban. I’m halfway through this semester and being the anxious person I am, all I wanted for my birthday was to get out of the city. I found a really good deal at Onich Hotel in Fort William, so my husband

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Life Lately: Winter in Scotland

This blog has fallen to the wayside lately because of full-time school, work and book writing. (Apologies.) So, I will try to round up everything that has happened since my last Life Lately and distill it into something readable… 😉 I wasn’t prepared to be plunged into the darkness of Scotland, even though I knew it

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Magnesium Baths for Anxiety & Wellbeing

Magnesium baths and/or epsom salt baths have been all the rage of late and I wanted to see what all the hype was about. So, I decided to experiment with magnesium chloride flake foot-baths for one week. I really wasn’t expecting much. But I have terrible anxiety and I’ll pretty much try anything. One week

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Vegan Adventures: Ireland in November

I will never spend enough time in Ireland. Not even if I move there. I don’t think I’ve ever been to a place that I have been so taken with before. Scotland is beautiful, but Ireland has my soul. This past week, my husband and I spent five days in this magical country for a

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How I Actually Manage My Anxiety

If you have ever felt the crippling feeling of doom and fear that a panic attack can bring, know you are not alone. I don’t know if it’s my genetics or our world, but I have (looking back) dealt with anxiety, to some degree, my entire life. I didn’t have a “real” panic attack until

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