Month: May 2024

Outdoor education is a must have

Outdoor education is a must-have in today’s society for a multitude of reasons. The transformative power of nature and the outdoors cannot be understated, and the benefits it brings to individuals, especially young people, are immense. In this article we will explore why outdoor education is essential and why it should be a priority in…

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Mindset mastery in sports

Mindset mastery in sports is a crucial aspect of athletic performance that often goes unnoticed. In episode 123 of the Access to Inspiration podcast, host Sue interviewed Danielle McDonough, a former professional ice hockey player turned mindset coach, to delve into the importance of mindset in sports and how it can impact an athlete’s performance….

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Feeling Stressed? Step 4: Talk It Out

During Mental Health Awareness Month Kevin Chapman from the Physical Intelligence Institute, who was guest on episode 108 of the Access to Inspiration podcast shares five steps to reduce stress. Verbalising stressors takes the charge out of them. Getting advice helps us process and learn from what is happening. Having ‘courageous conversations’ when the time is…

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Feeling Stressed? Step 3: Focus on Fitness

During Mental Health Awareness Month Kevin Chapman from the Physical Intelligence Institute, who was guest on episode 108 of the Access to Inspiration podcast, shares five steps to reduce stress. When we recover from physical exertion, acetylcholine, (para-sympathetic nervous system chemical) is released. The para-sympathetic nervous system enables us to recover quickly from emotional and…

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Sustainable forestry is vital

Sustainable forestry is vital for the health of our planet and the well-being of future generations. In a world where deforestation is rampant and natural resources are being depleted at an alarming rate, it is crucial that we prioritize sustainable practices in the forestry industry to ensure the longevity of our forests and the ecosystems…

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Feeling Stressed? Step 2: Manage Your Breath

During Mental Health Awareness Month, Kevin Chapman from the Physical Intelligence Institute, who was guest on episode 108 of the Access to Inspiration podcast, shares five steps to reduce stress. We breathe in and out 25,000 times a day in an orchestrated miracle of diaphragm, ribs, lungs and abdominal muscles without giving it a thought….

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Embracing Change and Valuing Education

Change is an inevitable part of life. It is something that we all experience, whether we like it or not. However, how we embrace change can greatly impact our personal growth and success. In the podcast episode 121 “Embracing change and tradition in Norwegian farming,” Sue Stockdale introduces us to Arild and Gyrid, two individuals…

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Feeling Stressed? Step 1: Ground Yourself

During Mental Health Awareness Month, Kevin Chapman from the Physical Intelligence Institute who was guest on episode 108 of the Access to Inspiration podcast, shares five steps to reduce stress. Busy schedules packed with important commitments, critical decisions, an ongoing effort to try to achieve everything, all while being a super student, partner, parent, or…

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