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3 Ways That Outdoor Play Affects Child Development

By Jessica Van Antwerp, Owner, Integral Travel It’s no secret that being outdoors in a natural and unpolluted environment boosts our serotonin levels and improves our mood. A walk through the park or bike ride through the forest can help…
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5 Reasons You Should Group Travel

by Jessica Van Antwerp, Owner Recent data has shown that people are traveling more this year than in recent years. As COVID calms down with vaccinations and boosters, most travel-starved people are making up for lost time. Group travel in…
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Benefits of Self-Massage

Healing physically will help you heal mentally. Whether dealing with sore muscles, tight headaches, or general body pain, massages may be a helpful path to recovery. Countless trips to the spa might not be feasible to your wallet, but don’t…
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Mind-Body Connection: 4 Ways to Care for Your Body Holistically

Taking charge of your health and wellness starts with understanding the mind-body connection. You may think that mental and physical health are exclusive, but rather they are deeply connected. Understanding both mental and physical health and…
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4 Wellness Practices to Relieve Summer Stress

Summer is officially here! Although there’s a lot to look forward to in the warmest season of the year, there are still many factors that can cause stress. With so much going on during the summer, it can be easy to neglect your wellbeing and…
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Less Stressed Life Podcast

This week on The Less Stressed Life Podcast, our owner & CEO Jessica Van Antwerp joins host Christa Biegler. In this episode, they discuss following “yes” signs, leading retreats, immune healing from nature, Qigong, energy exchange,…
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Maintaining Good Indoor Air Quality to Keep Your Family Healthy

by Scott Sanders, guest blogger www.cancerwell.org Most of us think of air pollution as something that happens outdoors, the accumulation of smog, factory smoke, and auto exhaust. But dangerous air can be found indoors as well. In fact, bad…
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How to Diagnose Fatigue for Parents of Special Needs Kids

By Gwen Payne, guest blogger www.invisiblemoms.com While caring for a special needs child, it’s possible to get overwhelmed by the work and get fatigued. Some cases of tiredness come from not getting enough sleep, lifestyle factors, and…
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Make Your Home a Stress-Free Zone

by Gabriel Patel, healthwellwise.com When it comes to strategies for reducing stress, improving your mental and emotional health, and getting your body moving, there are some tried-and-true tricks to embrace. It all starts with changing your…
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Finding Wellness Thru Travel & Eastern Massage Therapies

She’s on a quest to empower and heal. Her story will grab you by the qi. Check out this fantastic conversation between the owner & CEO of Integral Travel, Jessica Van Antwerp and the host of the BioOptimizers Awesome Health Podcast,…