Notes from the Lake

The official Blog of Lake Austin Spa Resort.

The summer season is an ideal time to focus on yourself inside and out, and there is nothing like spending it at a resort in Austin. In this society we know what everything costs but we don’t know the value of anything. We have to have the latest brand name bag, dress or watch because we just have to have it. We certainly don’t need it. We errantly make the assumption that because it is more expensive, because it costs more, it is worth more or has more value. People are constantly…

Several months ago, I was visiting with a guest who was on a girlfriend getaway at Lake Austin Spa Resort for some much deserved rest and relaxation. You see, she had just been through two of her three sons marriages. We talked of the planning, the pressure and the joy that surrounds such a special time and how you see the absolute best and absolute worst in people when that kind of event is underway—she definitely needed some stress relief activities. She went on to tell me that the…

Summer officially arrives this weekend and typically brings warmer temperatures to most parts of the country.

If you find yourself thinking about curtailing your outdoor activities, follow these suggestions for a safe season of fun.

Stay Hydrated:  If you will be outside in the heat for any length of time, your body will need additional fluids.  Carry a water bottle so you can sip from it frequently—a common guideline is to consume four to six ounces every 15-minutes. If you are…