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John Cody Hardin (USMC) is the Co-founder & Executive Director of The Warrior's Keep.  The Warrior’s Keep is a 501(C)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization whose mission is to unite, empower and enhance the quality of life for veterans with the use of Outdoor Therapy. We at The Warrior's Keep believe that sometimes the best medicine is nature's medicine. Our programs provide Veterans with free access to outdoor activities, designed to educate and assist with the difficulties of reintegrating back to civilian life. Website: https://www.thewarriorskeep.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewarriorskeep/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewarriorskeep/ Listen here or anywhere you listen to podcasts:          ...

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One question I get often is how to raise little explorers. How do I continue the adventure lifestyle with kids? How do I get my kids to enjoy being outside?  Spending regular time outside is crucial to the well being of your kids AND yourself. Spending an hour a day outside helps kids (and you) have improved immune system, fitness, agility, concentration, moods, problem solving skills, and overall health. It helps with imagination, appreciation for nature, patience, etc. There really is no negative effects to spending SAFE time outside (wear sunscreen, bug spray and don't eat plants) I quickly broke this...

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Kristina Holleman and her husband RW bought a hundred-acre farm in Greenville, Texas in 2004, looking for some space, a slower pace, and a simpler way of life for their growing family. It took a few years to realize that the farm could be used for more than a giant playground for the kids.  In an attempt to supply cleaner and more wholesome food for their family, they started raising chicken, eggs, pork,  and beef, milking the family Jersey cow, and growing lots of fresh produce. They learned and grew through the adventures, disasters, and rewarding moments. The journey has...

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I'm so excited to introduce Jessica as our newest (and really our first) ExploreMore Landloper! Jessica really understands the importance of being outside, exploring and just having fun. She will be leading some Hike, Yoga and Brews here in DFW for ExploreMore. She also is an avid trail runner so maybe some trail running clinics and Trail running 5Ks are in our future 😉. When asked "Why are the Outdoors Important to You?" Jessy said "Community is one piece of it. The other is it’s a way to find yourself. It’s coming out of the normal day to day life and realizing who...

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forest bathing, podcast -

A few weeks ago I had a wonderful conversation with Kelly who is in school to be a therapist in California. She shares about Forest Bathing and what it is like to use nature to help her work with people and specifically children in her school where she works.  Books Kelly recommends:  Forest Bathing by Dr Qing Li  Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv   Follow Kelly and her work @thystle__ (https://www.instagram.com/thystle__/)

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