Wild Swimming for Beginners

19 Sep 2019

Wild Swimming for Beginners

Swimming in remote waters and open oceans is wildly popular right now. If new to the notion, where to start? With our tips you’ll soon be wild swimming like a pro and the great thing is, you’re already wearing the right outfit (beneath your clothes). When ready, take a breath and dive in to our […]

10 Incredible Things About Trees

19 Sep 2019

10 Incredible Things About Trees

Trees are the lifeblood of our planet in countless weird and wonderful ways. From their connection to chocolate and their health-giving goodness to the oldest, newest, tallest and weirdest trees on earth, these quirky facts will make you want to get to some greenery, fast.  Trees Love Chocolate Ok that’s not strictly true. But they […]

Top 10 Wellbeing Books of 2019

13 Aug 2019

Top 10 Wellbeing Books of 2019

These top ten wellbeing books will help you design and live your best life. From meditation and minimalism to mindful cooking and, yup, sparking joy, cherry pick the tips that work for you. Leave the stress, clutter and bad habits behind and make room for more happiness. Zen: The Art of Simple Living by Shunmyo […]

The World’s Wildest Adventurers

13 Aug 2019

The World’s Wildest Adventurers

Our planet is full of wild, crazy and extreme athletes and explorers who leave us in awe. Oblivious to fear and danger, these adventurers pull off epic world firsts and insane feats of endurance. Meet the bold adventurers (from athletes and authors to celebs and surfers) we want around our next campfire.     Record-setting […]

Top 10 Wellbeing Podcasts

1 Aug 2019

Top 10 Wellbeing Podcasts

Wellbeing is such a tiny word for such a huge, all-encompassing notion. In this selection of our favourite wellbeing podcasts, we cast the inspiration net wide to capture wise words on health, fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, creativity, happiness, courage and inspiration. Hilarious Humanitarians Therapy without the velvet couch, this podcast is fronted by psychotherapists and mental […]

Top 10 Plant-Based Gurus on Instagram

1 Aug 2019

Top 10 Plant-Based Gurus on Instagram

Veganism is so on-trend it hurts. It helps that plant-based diets are delicious, ethical and good for your health (and the planet), too. If you’re hungry already, prepare to crave some seriously colourful calories by the end of this tour through Instagram’s good food gurus. @ohsheglows  View this post on Instagram Peace out summer ✌️ […]

Lakes with Legends

1 Aug 2019

Lakes with Legends

Temptingly deep and darkly dangerous, lakes attract legends like they were going out of fashion. Some have multiple creation myths from mystical creatures and meteor strikes to raging gods and vengeful goblins. Refresh your imagination and dip your toes in the waters of wonder with these lake legends from around the world. Loch Ness, Scottish […]

Amazing Treehouses You’ll Want to Move Into

23 Jul 2019

Amazing Treehouses You’ll Want to Move Into

Once reserved for child’s play in the garden, treehouse living for grownups is back with a verdant vengeance. Remote cabins, suspended pods, hexagonal-glass roofed curiosities – ‘treepreneurs’ and artisans around the world are busy creating their high-altitude escapes. These favourites will have you booking your next mini-break (or penning your Downsizing Manifesto) in no time. […]

5 TED Talks on Success (and Failure!)

23 Jul 2019

5 TED Talks on Success (and Failure!)

Success? Most of us crave that in some way. Failure? Fewer of us set out with that as the goal. But are we striving for the right things and must we learn from our failures to hit our ultimate targets? This diverse handful of TED Talks fills in some blanks, from the man who sought […]

Everything You Need to Know About…Forest Bathing

17 Jul 2019

Everything You Need to Know About…Forest Bathing

What is Forest Bathing? Forest bathing as we know it today originated in Japan in the 1980s. It was called shinrin-yoku, a notion that loosely translates as ‘taking in the forest atmosphere’ or ‘bathing in nature’. For years people have sought peace, comfort and a sense of tranquillity by being outdoors. In that sense, forest […]