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When things do not work around my house, I try to remember that I should power down and try again. Whether it is my phone, my laptop or even my car, this has helped me solve so many issues. I love this quote from Anne Lammott, “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”

Have you been searching for a place where your family can disconnect to reconnect? I highly recommend a beach destination for your next detox. Here are some photos from where I recently stayed at Malolo Island Resort in Fiji to help you get inspired to find your place to personally power down.

Children love to be in the kids club with other little ones their same age on cruise ships, beach resorts and at Tia’s Treehouse. In the islands, they often learn words of the local language, culture and event to dance!

Children at Tia’s Treehouse for Meke (dance) performance.
Photo courtesy of Malolo Island Resort.

You may want to find a place that has a nanny service so even your youngest children can be looked after while you are relaxing or choosing an active activity like scuba diving or snorkeling.

Snorkeling with your partner!
Photo courtesy of Malolo Island Resorts

Maybe you will rediscover your love of paddle-boarding, kayaking or find time for a relaxing massage!

Photo at Leilani’s outdoor Spa at Malolo Island Resort

For many of us, social media, the internet and email has invaded all the corners of our minds to the point where it feels impossible to clear a space for ourselves and our families. Often, when we go to a new place, we can shift perspective and start again.

Video: Where to stay in Fiji

Pick a next holiday where you can unplug so that you can return renewed and ready for the new decade!

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Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a television host, travel journalist as well as a passionate artist, educator and writer who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed on cruise ships for seven years on the high seas and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blog and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one million views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 150,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. She has been a finalist for six Southern California Journalism Awards in the past three years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and challenges. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip. http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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