Walking In The Woods Is Good For The Body And Soul

I love walking in the woods, hiking with friends, family, or by myself.  For years, my now teenagers have spent summers in the woods at camp for weeks at a time, and later in the Adirondacks with dear friends, hiking and maintaining the trails they love so much.  This year, my oldest son, along with two best friends, will hike a 130+ mile trail in the Adirondacks. There’s no doubt that a walk in the woods makes you feel good. It might be the fresh air, the sunshine filtering through the trees, or maybe the majestic glimpses of nature. Then Continue Reading

How to Practice Kindness and Generosity Through Simple Gestures

As John Lennon said – “All you need is love.” We can all agree that given the events currently unfolding in the world – we can all use a little more love, kindness and generosity in our lives. These past few months have been traumatic for all of us with the amount of hate and violence we have witnessed. It seems that the world has forgotten that your love for someone else is not contingent upon whether they love you or not. How can we be mindful of bringing back the love, kindness and generosity which we all crave? The Continue Reading