https://youtu.be/rfiHcdEcHTo Another short lockdown vlog where I pretend to go fishing but in reality just make an excuse to get outside and get some fresh air. If you enjoy these short videos then please leave me a comment and share the video with your friends!
Episode 56: New Wave Adventure Therapy with Philip Stallard
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1WilF961KDDqvJxOyqkwcJ?si=7AFzkTsNR4WWFAvEITGv3A&dl_branch=1 The benefits of being outdoors for mental health and wellbeing have been discussed on this podcast many times. Each time you, my listeners, have expressed a great interest in this subject. So, today, we are back at it with Philip Stallard, who is a Director and Adventure Therapist at New Wave Adventure Therapy which … Continue reading Episode 56: New Wave Adventure Therapy with Philip Stallard
Episode 30: Digital Detox with Orla Dempsey
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7eZDUsFDsrSrpwDUlH5C77?si=Qlk-bBfOR3egmxPw0JyWog&dl_branch=1 I have talked about the importance of the outdoors for mental health and wellbeing on many occasions. This blog post comes to mind as well as podcast episodes 10 and 25. I am still blown away by the interest and feedback on the subject. In this episode we return to the topic. My guest, … Continue reading Episode 30: Digital Detox with Orla Dempsey
Episode 25: Mental Health and the Outdoors with Gráinne Clancy
https://open.spotify.com/episode/20Ejfd7AGoABDmfSZzuXUc?si=Xd2nxRUfRvyUHAxnFJjDwQ&dl_branch=1 Gráinne Clancy is a counsellor, psychotherapist and owner of Clancy Care Counselling. Gráinne has vast experience working with people who are going through hard times in their lives. So, I was delighted to have the opportunity to talk with her about how being in the outdoors benefits mental health. You can think of our … Continue reading Episode 25: Mental Health and the Outdoors with Gráinne Clancy
Benefits of the outdoors
This article was posted earlier this year as a guest entry on the DigiGranBiz travel blog. Unfortunately the aforementioned blog no longer exists, so I decided to publish a slightly refreshed version of the original text here on Tommy’s Outdoors website. Taking on outdoor activities is like a cure for the damaging, sedentary lifestyle … Continue reading Benefits of the outdoors
Episode 10: Waterford Greenway and wellbeing with Bernadette Phillips
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7fgixuAKdll1miJDFBp3k6?si=i2xYXihzTdak-YxFkE5eig&dl_branch=1 In this episode, I visited sunny Waterford to meet Bernadette Phillips, sociologist, motivational speaker, radio broadcaster and the founder of New Insights For Change, to talk about Waterford Greenway. As it turned out, the greenway was only a background to a great conversation about the profound importance of the outdoors and connecting with nature.