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Mindfulness in the Youth Garden

I was up unusually early this sunny Saturday morning, having invited myself on a field trip with my daughter, who was meeting my sister for a garden tour. There was a time years ago when I was always up and out of the house early on Saturday mornings. My husband...

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14 Ways to Take Your Mindfulness Practice Outside

Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it. -Mary Oliver, poet   The beloved Mary Oliver wrote volumes of poems and prose that reflect her intentional and mindful engagement with the living earth. In her poem, Sometimes, she...

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Transformed by Nature

I found myself chasing butterflies at the Cole Road Prairie one afternoon.  While my goal was to capture images for a new website, the result was actually much more.  I truly felt transformed by my experience in nature. When first arriving at the prairie, my mind...