Valentina Alison is an upstate California-based freelance part-time journalist and marketing and social media specialist. She has freelanced for several publications, including Times and ThrievSocieity. She graduated with her Master's in Journalism from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2016.
“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