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TRAVEL IS good FOR YOU

Joan Lunden Reveals Health Benefits ofTravel in New Series

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To shine a spotlight on the health benefits of travel, we’ve launched Your Health with Joan Lunden, a 12-part series produced by CBS Television Stations, featuring today’s top experts–exploring the many ways travel is good for your health and well-being.

From connecting with cultures to quality time with loved ones, sharpening your mind to solidifying your faith, travel enriches us mind, body, and being. We’ll post new episodes as they air, along with bonus material and inspiring content from travel and wellness experts.

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Ep. 3 Making Meaningful Connections

With Melissa Snape Wisniewski, Wellness Travel Expert

It’s people who truly bring our travels to life. Find out why connecting with locals benefits your health.

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Featured Destinations: Vietnam

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Ep. 2 Expand Your Palate, Extend Your Health

With Dr. Jill Carnahan, Functional Medicine Expert

Yes, you can eat healthy when you travel! Find out how to seek out healthy eating habits on your next trip and bring them into your everyday life once you’re home.

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Featured Destinations: Vietnam

On Our Blog: 10 Best Foods to Try in Tokyo

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Ep. 1 Group Travel: More than a Face in a Crowd

With John Tierney, New York Times Science Columnist

Who you travel with has a big impact on your health. Find out why you should consider traveling in a group to improve your well-being.

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On Our Blog: Reason to Go Guided

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Ep. 5 Give Your Brain a Workout

With John Tierney, New York Times Science Columnist

Looking to keep your mind sharp? Find out how you can exercise your brain on your next trip.

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Featured Destinations: Spain

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Ep. 6 Getting Back to Earth

With Dr. Jill Carnahan, Functional Medicine Expert

We tend to feel good when we take time to appreciate earth and nature. But, did you know it can have tangible effects on your health?

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On Our Blog: Green Travel Tips

Featured Destinations: Galapagos, Kenya

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Ep. 7 Active Travel: Don’t Just Sit There

With Melissa Snape Wisniewski, Wellness Travel Expert

Staying physically active when you travel doesn’t always mean jumping on a treadmill at dawn. This is how to see the world AND stay active.

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On Our Blog: Fitness Tips for Healthy Trips

Featured Destinations: Costa Rica, Florence

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Ep. 8 Mending Your Mind Through Travel

With John Tierney, New York Times Science Columnist

When do you see positive effects on your mental health— before, during, or after your trip? You may be surprised!

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On Our Blog: How Reflective Thinking Can Enhance Any Travel Experience

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Ep. 9 Journeys for the Soul

With Thomas Moore, Spirituality Author

300 million people seek spiritual journeys each year – why should you?

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Featured Destinations: Peru, England, United States

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Ep. 10 Shop Local, Travel Healthier

With Dr. Jill Carnahan, Functional Medicine Expert

Local markets offer so much more than healthy food (though that’s a big plus!). Find out why you should be shopping local markets when you travel.

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On Our Blog: Can’t Miss Outdoor Markets

Featured Destinations: France

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Ep. 11 Finding Your Roots

With John Tierney, New York Times Science Columnist

Ready to set out on an ancestry journey? Discover how traveling in search of your heritage can affect your health.

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Featured Destinations: Ireland

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Ep. 12 The Family that Travels Together, Grows Together

With Melissa Snape Wisniewski, Wellness Travel Expert

The right trip with your loved ones can improve your entire family’s well-being. Find out the best way to reap the health benefits of traveling with your family.

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On Our Blog: Family Travel Tips from Collette’s CEO

Featured Destinations: Iceland

ABOUT JOAN LUNDEN

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An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, and avid traveler, Joan Lunden is a recognized and trusted personality. Serving as the longest-running female host on early morning television, Lunden has reported from 26 countries, covered five Olympics and five presidents in her tenure on Good Morning America. She is a passionate health and wellness advocate and today serves as a special correspondent on the TODAY Show, hosts the CBS series Your Health, and seeks to inspire everyone to live a healthy lifestyle.

ABOUT THE EXPERTS

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John Tierney, New York Times Science Columnist:

A contributing columnist for the New York Times and a contributing editor to the City Journal, John Tierney is a science writer and public speaker. He is a frequent guest of CBS This Morning where he speaks about the health benefits of travel.

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Thomas Moore, Spirituality Author:

Author of 24 books on a range of spiritual topics, Thomas Moore is a psychotherapist with a Ph.D. in Religious Studies. He has appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday and seeks to bring spirituality, mythology, depth psychology and the arts into his work.

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Jill Carnahan MD,, Functional Medicine Expert:

Dr. Jill loves sharing her passion for health and healing with others. As a function medicine expert, she seeks to treat her patients in the least invasive way possible with diet, supplements, lifestyle changes or medication and looks for the underlying triggers of an illness, including nutritional or biochemical imbalances that make you feel ill.

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Melissa Snape Wisniewski, Wellness Travel Expert:

Melissa Wisniewski is a certified holistic health coach and experiential travel expert. In addition to her work as a travel strategist and health coach, she partners with a tribe of expert female travelers and wellness professionals to cover all aspects of wellness travel for women.

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