When I'm really stressed out, I like to find a quiet area and meditate for a few minutes. There are so many different kinds of meditation you can do, but there's one in particular I love, and it's the same one I recommend to my clients.Read More
We’ve got good news for all your morning people out there: mornings are the best time of day to work out if you’re trying to get the most drastic physical results. For one, you’ll probably end up burning more calories when you work out first thing in the morning. You have more energy than if you have if you worked out at 7 p.m., so you’ll work harder and so more. Plus, whatever workout you do in the a.m. will rev up your metabolism for the day and help you burn more calories as you go about your normal routine. It will also put you in a fantastic mood (all those happy endorphins will course through your body) and encourage you to eat better and make healthier choices throughout the day.Read More
When you hear the term "wellness women’s retreat", you probably have an image in your head of a group of women sitting around a campfire holding hands.
Well, we do hang out around a campfire, but that’s not the whole picture!
We like to think of the NINE Retreat as an all-encompassing wellness program.
Writing down your thoughts on a daily basis feels cathartic and healing, and studies show that it’s not all in our heads. According to Harvard Health Publications, research has shown that writing down your authentic thoughts and emotions can reduce “stigma-related stress” and help you cope with your day-to-day life.Read More
At NINE retreats, we make it a priority to be outside and spend time in nature. Not only does it give us a break from technology and the day-to-day stresses of life, but there are some scientifically proven benefits of experiencing Mother Earth.Read More
One of the core mantras we teach at NINE retreats is “You can either be a victim or a creator.” How does this apply to wellness? Well, think about it this way. We're always creating excuses for ourselves when it comes to eating well, taking care of health, and exercising regularly. We tell ourselves we're too busy, work is too hectic, our family is asking too much of us, our friends need us, etc. But rather than falling prey to external circumstances and convincing ourselves that it's out of our control, NINE teachers encourage us to take control and create the life we want to live — not turn ourselves into the victim.Read More
Unconditional, non-judgmental, all-encompassing love — that's what a group of truly incredible friends can give you. At NINE, we make it our mission to connect you with like-minded women who are as interested in connection as you are. If you're feeling apprehensive about diving in deep with a group of strangers, we hear you! And if you're nervous about SHARING A ROOM, again, we hear you!Read More
If we’ve heard it once, we’re heard it a million times: the morning is the most important time of day to get yourself set up for success and start your day off on a good note. But let’s face it, not all of us are morning people. If you struggle to feel motivated in the a.m., you’re not alone. Here are a few tips to help you start off your day with a roaring start.Read More
Healthy boundaries can help you avoid resentment.
In relationships, clear boundaries are key to earning respect. You may stop feeling responsible for someone else's happiness, and more in tune with your own feelings and goals.Read More