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Cultivating Mindfulness With Arts and Crafts

Cultivating Mindfulness With Arts and Crafts

Every one of us has the ability to be fully present to what we are doing, and in doing so, we become islands of calm in a crazy world. Known as mindfulness, the practise must be cultivated – and an excellent way of doing so is through arts and crafts.

How To Get Into Gardening

How To Get Into Gardening

Gardening is a pastime enjoyed by hundreds of millions of people around the world. It is a relaxing hobby that offers great rewards for those that are patient and take the time to grow the kind of garden that they want. It can be a difficult hobby to get started in, but luckily there are a few basics steps that every beginner gardener should follow that will give them a good idea of how to start and how to build…

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Great Zero-Waste Hobbies to Try Today

Great Zero-Waste Hobbies to Try Today

If you are interested in living a zero-waste lifestyle, you should know that it will extend to all areas of your life eventually. This includes your shopping habits, your diet, your social life, and even your hobbies, if you are diligent enough about it! If you’re looking to enjoy a fun hobby while also keeping your waste and environmental impact to a minimum, here are 5 fantastic pastimes to try out. The planet will thank you for it!

6 Offbeat Recreational Ideas

6 Offbeat Recreational Ideas

If you’re looking for ways to have fun and get fit, but the usual jogging, cycling or gym doesn’t appeal to you, fear not. There are several other recreational activities that will give you a great work out, and are loads of fun too. 1. Plogging Plogging is jogging with a difference, and its not only more fun, its better for the environment too. Derived from the Swedish words plocka upp, plogging involves jogging and picking up litter at the…

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Types of Recreational Activities

Types of Recreational Activities

Types of Recreational Activities All of us at some time or another may find ourselves stuck in our daily routines and it is important that we take the time to revitalise our minds and our bodies and take time out to enjoy some recreation.  There are many activities, both indoor and outdoor that you can enjoy.

Getting Back In Touch With Nature

Getting Back In Touch With Nature

Getting Back In Touch With Nature There is simply no arguing that there is something deeply calming, satisfying, and soothing about spending time in nature. It can feel like returning to visit an old friend again after years apart, with just a week in the outdoors often leaving you wondering why you ever decided to abandon it in the first place. But just being in nature is one thing, and truly reconnecting with it something else entirely. There is a…

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The Science Behind Why Nature is Relaxing

The Science Behind Why Nature is Relaxing

The Science Behind Why Nature is Relaxing We are all familiar with the intense feeling of calm which washes over us when we get out of the city and into nature. You may have previously thought that it’s all in your head, but the truth is that spending time in the great outdoors has been scientifically proven to improve quality of life. Not only will you get exercise, but you’ll also get to enjoy lower stress levels and a rejuvenation…

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