Tag: Mental Health

Whanau time at Dundle Hill ๐Ÿž

During these July winter school holidays, our whanau and friends got together at Dundle Hill – A cabin perched on top of a hill 10 minutes from Waitomo (Dundle Hill is a private farm walk – check out theirย website for details and to book).… Continue Reading “Whanau time at Dundle Hill ๐Ÿž”

Nothing much ๐Ÿ˜

I wasn’t going to write a post this week. I’ve gone back to studying this year and for the last month I haven’t really had the time to go out and do much adventuring. So as uninspiring as that is, I got to thinking… Continue Reading “Nothing much ๐Ÿ˜”

Enjoying the journey not just the destination

The theme these past school holidays seemed to be – Enjoy the journey ๐Ÿž I feel like I always try to enjoy the journey and be present in the moment. But sometimes the realisation that you aren’t actually present slaps you in the face… Continue Reading “Enjoying the journey not just the destination”

Slow adventuring

Doesn’t that sound appealing! I read a book recently by Penny Watson called Slow Travel which showcased wonderful places in the world to slow travel, the benefits of connecting with people and nature, stories from other slow travelers, companies that offer slow travel experiences… Continue Reading “Slow adventuring”

How hiking builds resilience in kids

What does it mean to be resilient? Resilience is the capacity to adapt well in the face of adversity, trauma or stressful situations, it is basically the ability to “bounce back” from difficult experiences. Strength/Toughness ๐Ÿ’ชย (both physically and mentally). I’ve always believed that bush… Continue Reading “How hiking builds resilience in kids”

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