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Mindful Moments: 3 Small Challenges to Help You Practice Being in the Present

In honor of World Mental Health Day today, here are a few simple mindfulness practices you can try if you have less than 30 minutes to spare. Try one or all of these mindful moments challenges during a… Read More

10 Simple, Easy Self-Care Suggestions for Mental and Physical Wellness

It’s World Mental Health Day on October 10th, so all week I’ll be posting tips, resources, and challenges related to boosting wellbeing. To begin with, here are 10 simple, easy self-care suggestions that also happen to be budget-friendly…. Read More

Nature News: Climate Change-Resistant Coral Reefs, Passive Plastic Pickup, and the Restoration of Endangered Rainforest

Reading or watching the news can often be a depressing experience; that’s why I believe it’s important to be reminded as often as possible of some of the positive things going on in the world at large. It… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ September 10, 2018

Good morning, all – and happy Monday Mindfulness once again, following a brief pause. I’ve recently returned to work as an adventurous activities group leader after having a bit of the summer off. My mind has been a… Read More

Adventures in the Algarve, Portugal ~ Part 3

Hello again, and welcome to the last installment of my scribblings about a recent visit to Portugal’s sun- and surf-filled south, the Algarve. If you’re new to the site and happened to miss Part 1 and Part 2,… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ August 20, 2018

Happy Monday, all. I hope everyone has a really satisfying week ahead, filled with good times and good things. Here’s some more Monday Mindfulness for us all. Having recently come back from a week away, I felt inspired… Read More

Adventures in the Algarve, Portugal ~ Part 1

Olรก, y’all! My partner Nick and I recently returned to our neck of the woods after a week away exploring the Algarve, Portugal‘s southern most region. It was a fantastic adventure, and I’d like to share a bit… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ June 11, 2018

Greetings, fellow explorers of landscapes both external and internal. Today, our little bit of mindfulness comes from British explorer and most-fancy-name-haver Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes. Most know him more simply as Ranulph Fiennes, however. The former British Army officer, avid… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ June 4, 2018

I know I said it would be unlikely that I’d share anything whilst visiting home, but – surprise! My Texas wanderings have inspired me, so here’s your Monday Mindfulness post for the week ahead. This entry comes to… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ May 21, 2018

Hello, lovely people. Monday Mindfulness is back! Here’s hoping you have a week filled with contentment, joy, and fulfillment.ย  I’ll be traveling back ‘across the pond’ this Saturday and will be Stateside for about a week and a… Read More

A Birthday Fundraiser in Support of the Woodland Trust

No Monday Mindfulness post this week. It will return shortly, however – I promise! I continue to be in awe of this Spring here in West Yorkshire. With only perhaps 2 or 3 days excepted, it has been… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ May 7, 2018

For this week’s Monday Mindfulness musing, let’s go to naturalist and America’s 26th president, Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt. For a bit more on his life, visit here.