The following series of columns entitled 'Soil to Sky' are an examination of five different facets of environment, structure, and life that are instrumental to trees in our forests and landscapes. Trees are instrumental to our wellbeing, both ... READ MORE
This is the time many people are thinking about new ideas, things they want to change and resolutions to be made to make for a better year. Thoughts, actions, and knowledge matter when making healthy changes.
Here are some ideas to consider ... READ MORE
With school starting in-person this year during a global pandemic, youth are stressed, parents are stressed, and teachers are stressed. I think it is fair to say that just about everyone is stressed. Mindfulness tools can be a great way to unburden ... READ MORE
We have been hearing about mindfulness more within the past couple of years, but what does it really mean and how does it apply to 4-H?
Mindfulness by definition is a mental state of full awareness and full acceptance of the present moment. ... READ MORE
Guess what, guys? We made it! We have finally put 2020 behind us and are now looking forward to 2021. I, for one, am hopeful. I am expecting great things from this year.
Admittedly, I have not always had an optimistic outlook. I used to like ... READ MORE
During the holidays, we often find that sense of giving and the conviction to extend empathy and compassion to all of those around us. If anyone around us is hurting, we often lend a listening ear or even a shoulder to cry on. The holidays make ... READ MORE
A new book, The Routledge Companion to Mindfulness at Work, will be released in September 2020. It is described as “a comprehensive primary reference work for mindfulness (including creativity and flow) in the workplace, including business, ... READ MORE
Mindfulness, being alert and present in the moment is what can help in this. For the average person, photographers could be looked at as being mindful by using their senses. They look around them for the beauty through the lens of their camera. ... READ MORE
Its about being all around healthy
I know you've learned about exercising your body and I'm certain you've thought about how that translates to the garden. Now, what about your mind? Yes, your mind needs attention just as much as your physical ... READ MORE
Youth can practice mindfulness the same way as adults. However, hey, let's admit, not all of us have the same attention span. Sometimes it needs to be shorter and maybe even more engaging to trap your attention for a longer period of time. The ... READ MORE