Everyone deserves rest and relaxation. I have been horrible at this for the last 3 years. So, this year I made a promise to myself and my husband that we would take time to slow down and recharge.

This week was the first week we fully fulfilled our promise to each other. For one week we went to a small island, lived in a small cabin with no internet, no cable, no phone and no news. It was glorious.

It was our own retreat, recharge, hippie weekend. We even looked the part (see below).

Where I was able to meditate daily I saw the sun come up and go down each day.

Our ‘Love Shack’ for the week:

Who are these hippies?

I meditate daily.

It is a huge part of my life. Being able to meditate in nature was so powerful!


Green Juice

There was a lot of Green Juice consumed! There were some we had made before hand and brought with us (you can find my favorite recipes here and here). There were others that I found at really neat restaurants.




It felt like we were alone on the end of the Earth. Breathtaking.

Everyone should get to read their favorite book in such a place.

My baby ‘B’ turned 5 while we were away! How adorable are these things?


Breathing it all in. Loving it all out.


I got to work in some really neat places! Yes, I still had to work for a few hours a day.

I even combed the beach for shells and rocks like I did when I was a child. I found this special shell. Angel wing? I think so.

It is so important to take time to fill yourself up with love, peace, joy and health. I wish this knowing for everyone.


Amy Layne is the Co-Owner of DAMY Health Online and Coach Specializing in Holistic Nutrition, Fitness, Self-Love, Inspiration and Living Your Best Life. She is the creator of the world famous DAMY Method and Bikini Body Programs. To see Amy’s Before and After Photos and DAMY Member Success Stories Click Here. For Amy’s complete story go

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