Nurtured by Nature: How the Great Outdoors can Help us Find Ourselves

Throughout history individuals have ventured far and wide on spiritual or religious journeys to ‘step out’ of themselves and connect with something bigger.
What is it about the great outdoors that specifically helps us (re)discover ourselves?
Illustrated by Aryadevi Bhargavaraman Continue reading Nurtured by Nature: How the Great Outdoors can Help us Find Ourselves

Mind Over Munros: Journey of 282 Summits

The benefits of nature for our mental wellbeing are well founded. When it comes to the exploring the great outdoors, it’s tough to beat a hike to a mountain summit.

How about 282 of them?

We chat to David Lever – one of just 6000 ‘Munroists’ – who tells of his 52-year journey traversing spectacular landscapes and challenging environments, summiting all 282 Munros – Scottish mountains that each exceed 3000ft in height. Continue reading Mind Over Munros: Journey of 282 Summits

Dropping The Ball: The Profound Effect of Teaching Juggling

Back in the Summer of 2017, Itamar had no idea that the direction his life was going in would completely change.
While looking for jobs, he came across an ad for an elementary school juggling teacher, and after a few interviews he got the role.
The most surprising part? He had no experience in juggling whatsoever.
Here Itamar explains how this was not only the most fulfilling position he ever had, but how the act of juggling and the kids in class taught him more about his own life than he ever thought possible. Continue reading Dropping The Ball: The Profound Effect of Teaching Juggling