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Meeting & walking with a stranger

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I recently offered some free supported walks for people struggling during lockdown – the response was huge. Now for me this is relatively easy – its kinda what I’ve done for a living for over a decade – but a lot of lovely people reached out to ask how they could do the same. Which […]

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Coping Strategies for Lockdown

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The announcement of a second lockdown for parts of the UK has led to many people getting in touch with us concerned about how they’ll cope – so below are some simple tips to help you get through the next few weeks. 1. Acceptance I know it might be difficult – but the covid measures […]

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Sources of Support & Advice

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We all need help from time to time – and sometimes that help might be specific advice, it might be technical knowleldge or it might just be someone to listen & tell us we’re not alone. We’ve put this list together of organisations and sources of information that we know work – there are literally […]

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Online Learning Resources

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This list is always going to be an ongoing project – and from time to time we’ll review and update it – if you’ve suggestions of your own then we’d love to hear them – please put them in the comments at the end of this post and we’ll review and where applicable add them. […]

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Get Outside to boost your Mental Health

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updated for lockdown! Study after study shows that time spent outdoors is not only beneficial for our physical health but is also great for our Mental Health – a double win! The interesting thing about most of this research is that it’s not big dramatic challenges like scaling a mountain or running a marathon that […]

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Our Covid-19 Measures

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We fully appreciate that you might well have some concerns about attending a course potentially with strangers in a new-to-you location. So we thought we’d let you know what measures we’re taking to help keep everyone safe during this challenging times. In line with UK Govt. measures announced Oct 12th: We will be basing our […]

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Starting a conversation; saving a life

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This post originally appeared on our sister site Mountain Services but it’s very relevant here and gives a little insight into our Lead Instructor Kelvyn James ‘other’ life. Last year there were 6859 preventable deaths in the UK & Republic of Ireland. 6859. Let that sink in for a moment. 6859. I’m talking about suicide […]

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What is Walk and Talk therapy?

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“Walk & Talk?” what’s that all about then…. One of the questions I get asked most often by friends, existing and prospective clients. I do A LOT of walking – and sometimes I’ll do a lot of talking if I’m leading an engagement or training session. But increasingly over the last few years I’ve started […]

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Do a good deed….

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Saturday October 12th is the date for this year’s Real 3 Peaks event. If you’re not familiar with this – it’s the UK’s largest organised littler collection for mountains, and it’s now in its 7th year. It’s a free day out in the hills helping keep them beautiful….. Giving Back is one of the NHS’s […]