Tara Stiles - founder of Strala Yoga.

Sway With Ease

Strala yoga feels like a moving meditation and brings on stronger mind and body connection. Apparently yoga can be stressful when done wrongly. Every time you force yourself into a pose, you release cortisol, a stress hormone instead of relaxing. Strala yoga aims to change all that with its gentle yet effective classes, which teaches […]

Dazzling blue ocean as far as the eyes can see

Lush Island Living

Slow down and rediscover each other on the relaxing The Sun Siyam Iru Fushi in Maldives. As I am writing this, I am simultaneously texting my husband about dinner plans, eating my salad and checking emails. I brisk walk everywhere I go and am used to juggling five different projects at one time. For someone […]


Nature Calls

Living in a concrete jungle like Singapore with deadlines and to-do lists aplenty, a resort like The Datai in Langkawi may be exactly what the doctor ordered for your frazzled soul. Nestled in 10 million-year-old rainforest and overlooking the Datai Bay, awarded by National Geographic as one of the top 10 beaches in the world, the […]

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Right Here, Right Now

Ensconce yourself in the gorgeous Alila Villas Uluwatu and you may not want to leave – ever. “Ibu, your treatment is finished,” my therapist whispered into my ear, stirring me from a gentle slumber. I had just completed an utterly pampering hot stones massage, body scrub, body wrap and avocado coconut hair treatment at Alila […]