Shannon spent several years as a writer and editor at a public health agency in Washington, DC. Over the past 2 years, she spent a total of 8 months backpacking internationally and also got certified as a yoga teacher. She now lives in Brooklyn, New York. Find her on Instagram (@balanced__perspective) or her blog, www.balanced-perspective.com.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS