Being Outdoors For a Fast Medical Recovery

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There are many reasons why being outdoors for a fast medical recovery actually works.

By Mia Johnson

There are numerous reasons and benefits of being out on the open, especially somewhere where the air is clean and the weather and temperature is just right. From time to time we all need to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and from a stressful working environment, however, when you need to recover after surgery, there is no better way than heading outdoors. Camping and generally being read more

Prevent baby overheating when camping

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Prevent baby overheating when camping

By Allison Barfield

Finally, you’ve found an awesome weekend to take your family camping. You won’t have to worry about keeping your baby warm because the sun is out and shining to heat everything up. But keep in mind, that even with mild heat during the spring and summer your baby could get too hot.

Now, this isn’t meant to raise an alarm and you don’t have to wait until your baby is older to go camping. Just pay a little extra attention to your child read more

Taking timeout during recovery

5 Must-Have Hygiene Essentials for Camping

Taking timeout during recovery is so important to the healing process

By Michelle Peterson

When you’re in the process of recovering from an addiction, the more you can focus on treatment and avoid stressors and triggers, the better off you’ll be. With that in mind, taking a camping sabbatical can help to ensure your success. Here’s some practical advice for taking time for yourself so you can make positive changes.

Time to Regroup

Are you considering getting away from it all so you can regroup? Taking read more

Go for a Budget-Friendly Weekend Jaunt

Go for a Budget-Friendly Weekend Jaunt and feel so much better for it.

By Michelle Peterson

While indoor entertainment can help you decrease your stress levels and relax after a hard day at work, there are few things better for you than being outdoors. The combination of natural light, fresh air, and physical activity make outdoor experiences a great way to spend your weekend while keeping yourself healthy. If you’re interested in going on a weekend trip, look no further – here are some read more

Dear Natalie: Try No Bugs Insect Repellant Products

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By Natalie McCarthy

Dear Natalie,

I love spending time outdoors, but I don’t love insects. I’ve considered dropping an insecticide bomb on my entire region, but I heard that was a criminal offense. Do you have any ideas?


Bitten and Itchy


Dear B & I,

It’s so strange how local governments generally frown upon the use of wide-scale chemical insect repellants. Oh, it’s fine when they do it, but when read more

Best Mosquito Repelling Plants

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By Jessica Santos

Nothing ruins a camping trip like mosquitoes. Their buzzing is a nuisance and those itchy little bites can drive you crazy. Most campers plan ahead for this by bringing a bug repellant spray or sticking close to the fire at dusk, but sometimes it’s not enough. If you’re concerned about the chemicals lurking in bug spray or want protection while on the move, there are natural alternatives for keeping the mosquitoes at bay.

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The Very Real Benefits of Camping

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By Scarlet Gratton

The Very Real Benefits of Camping That Shouldn’t Be Overlooked

Although you probably love your convenient coffeemaker, blow dryer, and Netflix, ridding yourself of all modern comforts and technology will provide you with an escape from the daily grind of life – something that we all truly need once in a while.

Besides going on an adventure and having fun, losing yourself in nature has very real health benefits. Below are only a few reasons why you should skip a fancy holiday this season and go camping instead.

Your stress, depression, and anxiety levels significantly decrease

Research has shown that read more

Sober Vacation Planning Advice

By Michelle Peterson

Sober Vacation Planning Advice for People in Addiction Recovery

Vacation can be a great way to promote recovery, but it can also add undue stress and temptation to your fight against addiction. This is why it’s important to plan your vacation carefully. In order to benefit from your holiday, you must take steps to reduce stress and avoid places where you’ll be tempted by substances. Here’s how to plan the perfect sober vacation so you can come home feeling rejuvenated and ready to face your new and improved life.

Consider Joining a Specialized Retreat

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8 Health Benefits Hiking for you

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By Elizabeth Wambui Mathu

The next time you hear a friend invite you for a hike, acknowledge them for bearing in mind your health!

Hiking is a precious activity with great gratification that we do for fun, but do you know that it has numerous health benefits? We do hiking for several reasons, including checking out blogs but at the end of it all, it contributes to a healthy lifestyle. It adds to tremendous mental and physical well-being.

Here are some of the health benefits hiking:

Weight Loss

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