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This is simply a beginners guide to consuming less trash. Obviously there are MANY places to start and it can seem overwhelming which is why I put together this 5 step plan to help people start changing their habits. Before the pandemic, The EPA  reported that the average American person will produce about 5.91 pounds of trash daily. About 1.51 pounds were recycled; 4.40 pounds was the rough average daily waste per person. With COVID 19, Americans, as well as the rest of the world; has increased our use of single use items tremendously. While nature has started rebounding and the air and...

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Jessy Coleman has been leading Hike, Yoga and Brews with ExploreMore for a few months and has been killing it! She is also an avid trail runner, licensed therapist, yoga instructor, wife to Kelli and mother Aiden and Eden. She also just launched a meditation through the Insight Timer app. I hope you enjoy this interview and if you are in the DFW area, don't forget to check out one of Jessica's hikes.  To follow along on her yoga journey, you can also check out her Instagram.   

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Hi Explorers! One question I get often is what food do I pack for backpacking and how much. Well we recently guided a 3 day/2 night trip in Arkansas and this is what we took for 6 people. (see our trip calendar here to see what trips we have coming up) Let me know what you think and if you have any questions. Also, I would love to hear what YOU take backpacking. Give me your recommendations in the comments! Also download our full Backpacking Food Guide for a weekend trip here.   

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The other day I heard someone say "I grew up in California and moved here a few years ago. There is just nothing to do here" and while I totally know where she is coming from and I have said this myself countless times about DFW, I have made it my mission to explore this metroplex and prove you can enjoy the outdoors even in DFW. Plus with the current pandemic, we are encouraged more and more to stay close to home. You can stay close to home and still enjoy unique outdoor spaces and have adventures! So I did...

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After a long day, I went for a short hike at a local park. This wasn't a crazy wilderness experience but really just some time outside in nature. I do this often and I always feel refreshed afterwards even if I'm only out there for 5 minutes. These are some thoughts I had while on my hike. I hope they resonate with you ❤  Pause app Mindfulness in Movement Podcast by Alycia Mantooth Listen Below  

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