5 Top Things to do in Lake Tahoe During Winter

Not too far from it’s sandy beaches and crystal clear water that can be so refreshing in the summer, Lake Tahoe offers a huge variety of winter activities and sights to indulge in. Plus, the snowcapped mountains, misty horizons and forests that look like they’re straight out of a fairytale means that you’re constantly surrounded by the most magnificent frosty beauty at every turn.

So, ready to pack your winter gear and get going? Here are some ways to get the most of you winter trip at Lake Tahoe!

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How Reading Fiction Will Change You

It’s common to see reading fiction as frivolous, especially when compared to reading nonfiction. Articles, news and essays give you hard facts, real events and applicable knowledge. Fiction is, well, fiction. It’s make-believe. Entertainment.

But that doesn’t explain the post-novel insights I’m so often overcome by that leave me mulling over a story for days. The realisation of how things that seems black and white now were not always that way, after reading about Nazi Germany in The Women in the Castle, the awe of early methods of child-bearing after reading birthing scenes from The Red Tent, the understanding of how trauma can push a virtuous person to depravity in The Map of Love.

I finally realised that fiction is not an escape from reality. It is the most immersive way to truly understand reality. Read on to find out how…

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5 Mindful Exercises to Get Out of a Funk and Harness Your Ultimate Potential

We all need a little pick me up sometimes. Our self-esteem can plummet with a single word, we run out of inspiration, we tire ourselves out or get lost in the whirlwind that is life. The important thing, however, is that when life throws you down a pit, you have a harness, some rope and the courage to see the sunshine again! Here are five exercises to help you pick yourself up again and unleash potential within!

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The Secret to Unleashing Your Creative Genius

Creativity. We don't always know how it manifests in us, though deep down, it's a romantic notion that we all like to think applies to us. Most of the time the thought of actually doing anything creative can be so overwhelming that it feels content to just think about it.

The truth is YOU have immense creative potential. Your creativity can not only uncover your deepest strengths, but also help you find fulfilment everyday.

The question then arises; how do you unlock your creativity?

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