A Girl’s Gotta Spa!® was founded on the principal that we all need a little pampering.
As I mentioned in this 2011 interview in SHAPE Magazine, “I created A Girl’s Gotta Spa! as an outlet for myself and as a way to say it’s OK to take time for yourself no matter how busy you are—in fact, it’s imperative.” Relaxing, decompressing from stressors, taking time to feel good about yourself…they are all equally important for your mental health, not to mention your overall health.
So on this National Relaxation Day, how do you unwind? Do you take mini breaks throughout the day to take in the beauty around you? Is it a bubble bath at the end of a long day? Or is it an indulgent spa treatment at the end of a long, tiring work week?
Here are a few suggestions to check out that may spark the way you relax: Read more
No matter the time of year, I am always a sucker for scented candles. In the summer I do like to go a bit lighter with the scents and try to avoid anything that reminds me too much of baked goods…not the case in fall and winter. So far this summer, my scented candle of choice has been Thymes Lemon Geranium Candle.
The candle is made with high-quality food-grade paraffin and burns for approximately 40 fragrant hours. The light, fresh, lemony/herbal scent is perfect for summer and is never too overpowering, even during the summer months. Another awesome plus is that the candle jar features a very pretty decorative design and really adds that extra something to any space. This candle would also make a great hostess gift as it comes in a cute cloth bag (that I have been using to store my jewelry). Read more