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A reason to travel with kids

Some parents say that travelling with kids is not worthwhile. "They won’t remember it," these people say. "It’s a waste of money." Is that true?

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Why the internet is making us all f*@%ing insane

You open your computer to start your workday. You've got a lot on your to-do list, but you decide to take one cheeky peek at Facebook. And then this happens:

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The Importance of Travelling Alone

Would you go camping on your own for a month? Travelling with a partner or friend can be a great way to deepen a relationship, but there is incredible value in flying solo too…

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Dads are pretty special

I found these drawings when my family was cleaning out my dad's office. They're probably from when I was five or six years old. Dads are pretty special people, aren't they?

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Life, death and whales

I lost my dad last night. He has battled cancer for three years. We were all in the room when he passed away : his six girls and my mum, plus many of his grandkids too. I can tell you that there was a whole lot of love packed into that little room. It was sad and beautiful all at once.

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How a tiny dog helped me overcome a big fear

Who knew an animal the size of a loaf of bread could teach a person to overcome fear?

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Spiders, Farts, Torture, and Enlightenment

What happens when you spend ten days in a silent meditation retreat? This…

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One of the most precious places on earth

Discovering one of the most rare and valuable wildernesses an hour south of home…

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Spiritual Boot Camp

An intensive Vipassana meditation retreat promises to help you “see things as they really are.” But will it be worth ten days of torture?

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Getting out of a pickle

I've spent most of my life working hard towards one goal after another, but then I experienced a major burnout…

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