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5 Yoga Poses to Take on the Trail

I recently wrote a guest post for Hike Like a Woman called 5 Yoga Poses to Take on the Trail. Here’s a tiny excerpt: Want to hike further, recover faster, and breathe deeper? Yes, please!  Then you might want to add a regular yoga practice to your weekly routine.  Ideally you should practice yoga 20-30 minutes,

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Keeping Kids Connected to Nature

  Earlier this week I organized a family hike for my son’s outdoor club at school.  The day was beautiful and the kids energy was high. Before we even started the hike the kids were off and running (we had children ranging from 2 to 7 years old) but I managed to wrangle their attention for

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How well do you know a tree?

  How well do you know a tree?  We see trees every day, maybe as we look out our window, or walk to our car, or even when we walk in the woods, but do we really see them?  The other day I tried this practice I found in the book, Awake in the Wild by

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Transitioning to Fall

It’s almost sweater/hoodie season!  We’re about a week away from fall, and I couldn’t be happier.  This is my season.  Summer is great for many reasons, long days and beautiful flowers, but I thrive in fall with its bright blue cloudless skies, changing leaves, cool nights, and not too hot days.  And after last Saturday

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The River Poem, cultivating presence.

The other day I was walking around Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and it was the last day of River of Words Poetry Trail, beautiful poems inspired by nature and written by local children are posted around the marsh.  They were all really good, but one poem in particular stood out for me, The River Poem, by Ava,

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