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How Being Immersed in Nature Benefits Your Wellbeing

Our connection with nature has gotten weaker in the past few decades as our lifestyles have become more urban and technology driven. We are very aware of the threats to the natural environment endangered species, yet we can’t tell the species of local flowers, we aren’t able to distinguish St.

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Daria & Heine Rasmussen, Bliss & Stars founders
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One Year of Life in Wilderness

One year ago, we moved to the place of our dreams. A farm off the beaten track in the African bush where time is measured by the position of the sun and the only reminder of civilisation is the odd jet stripe when a lonely aeroplane is crossing the big

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astronomy
Bliss & Stars

The Loss of Darkness

Imagine losing the ability to dream. It’s a scary thought because it is already happening and impacting large parts of the global population. This imminent threat doesn’t lurk in the darkness as it’s light itself causing the problem. I’m talking about light pollution and the loss of the natural night

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mindfulness
Bliss & Stars

Beginner’s Guide To Mindfulness Meditation (Part One)

WHAT IS MEDITATION? What comes to mind when you think of meditation? Do you imagine someone sitting in full lotus in an Indian ashram, experiencing insights and visions while chanting Om? Or do you see someone sitting quietly and immobile at a monastery, surrounded by austerity and men in robes?

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astronomy
Bliss & Stars

We Are All Travelers

“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.” H.C. Andersen And indeed, we are all travelers. We tend to forget earth is a massive spaceship traveling through space. We do not notice

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