Why the World needs More Wellness

By Stephanie Shiu   2020 needs no introduction… The global pandemic was pivotal in many ways: some challenging, others were silver linings. Hospitality was among the industries hit hardest, but it also helped to raise awareness of the need for holistic, preventative well-being — and living with purpose, meaning and creativity. Rather than embracing the […]

Meaning, Happiness and Purpose

By Aaran Sohl   At TIA we’ve adopted a wellness framework based on knowing that two of the most important things in life are connecting to inner truth and stillness, and self-expression to make a positive impact on the world. To help guests find meaning in life, we draw inspiration from The Power of Meaning […]

Art Therapy

By Nguyen Huong Linh   What is Art Therapy?   A simple way to understand art therapy is that it is a professional field that combines art and psychotherapy in order to support one’s mental wellness and overall well-being. According to the American Art Therapy Association, “Art therapy is an integrative mental health and human […]

Raw Foods: Love at First Bite

By Aryana Teja Solh   Raw living foods or ‘sunfoods’ include all fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds in their fresh, unprocessed state. The benefits of the raw lifestyle abound: mental clarity, increased energy, weight-loss, better digestion, greater immunity, glowing skin and more.  Yes, it even makes washing dishes easier! Yet perhaps the most astonishing thing […]