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find inner peace in nature

How I Find Inner Peace In Nature

For many, meditation and prayer is a route to finding inner peace. For others, sitting quietly in a room devoid of distractions is the best way to achieve this state. I find inner peace in nature. I have a high-stress job in public relations – it’s rated as one of the most stressful jobs in the annual “most stressful jobs” ...

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Proper Hiking Boots For Women: A Must-Have On Trails

I’ve seen this situation many times over and cringe every time I do.  A young woman, stylishly dressed in the season’s latest jeans, shorts, top etc. Instead of ankle-supporting hiking boots or at least hiking shoes with treads, on her feet are flimsy flip flops. It’s a hiking disaster waiting to happen, particularly when the trail is muddy, rocky or ...

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Hilton Falls Conservation Area in Winter

Hilton Falls Conservation Area in Winter

Hilton Falls Conservation Area in winter is a magical place – snow-covered, still and for the most part very quiet. At the beginning of January 2010, Frank and I had our first hiking date on a chilly, sunny and snowy day at Hilton Falls Conservation Area near Milton, Ontario. We fondly remember me ensuring his ears were warm by pulling ...

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