Tweens and Teens Need More Outdoor Time: Tips on how to make this happen

You have probably heard about the dozens of benefits time outside provides, including improved physical health, calmer moods, better eyesight, expanding one's worldview, and many more. But one age group is having a harder time getting outside than any other and this is the tween and teen years. This is partly because of their age... Continue Reading →

How To Be Mindful When Reading

Do you ever find yourself sitting down to read, with every intention to focus but you find yourself re-reading the same few sentences over and over again? This happens to me far too often. But I'm getting better and you can too. Photo by Sam Lion on Pexels.com I am a big believer in the... Continue Reading →

Outdoor Mindfulness Tips for Kids

With nicer weather upon us, we have more opportunities to get the kids outside which is a breeding ground for natural mindfulness. Mindfulness, especially outside, has been shown to reduce stress, increase concentration, and improve our overall well-being. How can you encourage mindfulness in nature with your children? Here are 7 quick tips for simple... Continue Reading →

4 Mindful Breathing Exercises for Stress Relief

Breathing exercises are one of the most effective natural stress relief tools. Studies have shown that controlled breathing reduces stress hormones, relaxes muscles, calms the mind and improves overall health. Photo by VisionPic .net on Pexels.com These exercises influence both physiological factors (by stimulating the parasympathetic nervous system) and psychological factors (by taking attention away from... Continue Reading →

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