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Video: The Case for Going on a Mind Trip

Video: The Case for Going on a Mind Trip

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 2, 2017 0

There’s a type of trip you can go on anytime you want. It doesn’t cost anything, and it’s guaranteed to spark your creativity and to give you all the refreshment afforded by a typical

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Let Your Mind Wander: Those “Travels” Are Good for You

Let Your Mind Wander: Those “Travels” Are Good for You

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 28, 2017 0

Mindfulness is a buzzword today. It refers to the notion that we should strive to keep our minds fully attending to and totally aware of what’s happening and what we’re doing on a moment-to-moment basis.

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Video: Emotional Overload on Encountering a Coastal Wolf

Video: Emotional Overload on Encountering a Coastal Wolf

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 8, 2016 7

Almost every single one of you has had that “nature moment”; the instant when an animal encounter or a sighting of a natural landscape or phenomenon takes your breath away. The power of those brief

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Finding the Sound of Silence in Glacier Bay National Park

Finding the Sound of Silence in Glacier Bay National Park

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2016 6

The quietest place you may ever experience is next to a little pond off the Forest Trail in Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. Hiking there just a couple of weeks ago, I found myself

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Shipwrecked in Myanmar—No Problem! | Olaf’s Corner

Shipwrecked in Myanmar—No Problem! | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver March 17, 2016 0

Myanmar’s tropical sun laughed from a happy blue sky, but the mood of our travel group was introverted to the point of being somber. This was fair enough, since we had just survived the

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Missing Winter: the Iditarod and the American Birkebeiner

Missing Winter: the Iditarod and the American Birkebeiner

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 8, 2016 1

In January 1925, the children of Nome, Alaska, were dying. They were suffering from diphtheria. The town’s only physician, Dr. Curtis Welch, feared the epidemic would spread throughout Nome’s population of 1,400. He set

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