New Year’s Eve Rituals To Celebrate With More Meaning

New Year’s Eve is one of the most powerful opportunities to re-focus and begin creating and setting meaningful intentions for the year ahead. And what better way than with a few New Year’s Eve rituals? In the past, this time of year was all about attending...

Why You Should Embrace Being An Empath

For a while, I avoided relationships like the plague. I was the queen of not going further than three dates and being totally happy with summer flings or hook ups abroad. It wasn’t a façade, either. For a while, I was genuinely happy living my life this way – and...

Overcoming Post-Travel Depression: Make The Most of Coming Home

For many people, coming home can be harder than it was to leave. You’ve spent the last little while on the adventure of a lifetime, yet you come back to a place where it feels like time has stood still and you can’t help but shake that post-travel...

“HEALTH IS A STATE OF BODY. WELLNESS IS A STATE OF BEING,” – J. STANFORD.

An Open Letter To The Man I Met Abroad

It hits at the most unexpected times. It’s not written in stone and it can sneak up on you when you’re least expecting it. We all know the feeling: the undeniable tightening of the chest, the butterflies soaring in your stomach and the endless need to hear...

Stillness.

Stillness. The silence that engulfs the air, making it feel thick. The pauses between words, that beautiful calm filled only with the beating of hearts. I love the sound of silence, the stillness of a lazy morning or the setting of the sun. It feeds the energy in my...

Perfect Fit Protein: Protein Powder Perfect for Travel!

As a vegetarian, I try my best to get my protein in other ways like through beans, nuts, vegetables, and protein powder! I’ve tried all sorts of protein powders for my smoothies. Okay, so mostly whey protein and soy protein powders. Some people love them, but I...

Beauty Treatments Abroad Part 2: Eyebrow Threading in Vietnam

  Eyebrow threading It’s not the scariest beauty treatment to try out by any means. Especially in Asia, I could have ventured out and done something seriously strange. But I didn’t. It’s not an unusual term for most women but it was new to me. I had heard horror...

Beauty Treatments Abroad, Part One

I love beauty treatments. Massages, pedicures, manicures, facials, tanning, you name it. At home, the most anxiety I get when it comes to beauty treatments is when I go to the hairdresser. I get completely ridiculous and paranoid that it will be way too short, the...

Yummy Pea Salad, Perfect for Summertime!

I know this isn’t a food blog. I can’t cook or bake enough things to be able to have a food blog, not that I would really want to anyways. Instead, I enjoy going through the many adorable food blogs that other people so conveniently write for people like...

The key to a healthy lifestyle is loving yourself as you are NOW so that you can grow into where and what you want to be in your future. At JTB we are building a community of strong individuals on a journey of self-love and positivity.