End of Year Must-Reads

By Healing Lifestyles and Spas

We love to curl up with a good read. Nothing says welcome holiday season like your favorite cup of tea or green juice, cozy blankets and an inspirational book. We’ve gathered our fall favorites here. Check out what we are reading this holiday season.


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Perhaps you’re feeling a little tired. Bloated. Out of sorts. Whatever it is, you’ve come to the right place. Get ready to say good-bye to feeling meh and hello to feeling fabulous!

In Crazy Sexy Juice, wellness advocate and New York Times best-selling author Kris Carr teaches you everything you need to know about creating fresh, nutritious juices and smoothies, and creamy, indulgent nut and seed milks. With enough recipes to keep your juicer and blender humming through every season, she shows you how to fit them into your life, helping you make health deposits—instead of withdrawals! Cha-ching!

Read it here.






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Take a life-changing journey with a fashion insider through the neighborhoods of Paris—and become the most glamorous girl in town (without even trying). After spending much of her life mining the secrets of La Parisienne, Angie has discovered there are as many ways to be Parisian as there are arrondissements. Find out what Saint Germain women wear, where Canal Saint Martin girls shop and hang out with their friends, the décor tricks of the artistic ladies in Montmartre, and how to cook and entertain—as if you just rolled out of bed and onto the cobblestone streets of Le Marais

Read it here.






Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert

What leads to the willingness to take chances, live life to the fullest, and act on risky ideas? In this new book, the beloved author of Eat, Pray, Love and The Signature of All Things discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need to cultivate in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us. Whether you are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in your work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse your day with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.

Read it here.









Tiny Buddha’s 36Screen Shot 2015-11-04 at 2.24.03 PM5 Tiny Love Challenges, Lori Deschene

Here at Healing Lifestyles & Spas, we love the founder of the popular online community TinyBuddha.com, Lori Deschene. Her new book is a daily inspirational guide for happiness. It focuses on simple and creative challenges to help you actively spread love to those around you. This book cuts through the mental clutter and helps you seek joy in the moment. Author Lori Deschene’s approach is fun and inspirational. If you’re looking for a daily guide to happiness this year, this is the book for you.

Read it here.








Adventures For Your Soul: 21 Ways To Transform Your Habits And Reach Your Full Potential, Shannon Kaiser

We all have habits that hold us back. If there’s an area of your life that isn’t working as well as you’d like, then you need to change a belief and/or emotional habit in that area. This book, written by our very own wellness coach and travel writer, Shannon Kaiser, identifies the main emotional habits that hold us back and guides you through a joyful process to remove them. By focusing on how your life feels instead of how it looks on the outside, you can passionately experience your own adventures.

Read it here.







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Healing Lifestyles & Spas content focuses on integrating healing remedies, alternative medicine, natural living, spa wisdom, and nature into our lives, providing tools and inspiration to lead a more healthy and healing lifestyle. We all need to slow down, press pause, and nurture this absolute need to give back to ourselves. Remember to Live Mindfully, Eat Joyfully, Travel Consciously. Sign up and get your your daily dose of spa-living in an easy, bite-size tip, right in your inbox! We provide a wide range of experiences to enrich your mind, stretch your imagination, feed your psyche, move your body, and give you spa delights!


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