Lily Smallidge

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Kids who play more outdoors may be less likely to have problems with peers

Kids who spend more time outdoors seem to gain a boost in their peer relations, according to a new report from Statistics Canada.<p>On Wednesday, the …

North Dakota

10 Best Things to Do in Crested Butte in the Summer

01 of 10<p>Watch the Sun Set From the Sky<p>Even after the ski slopes close down, the mountain doesn’t. Throughout the summer, you can take a chairlift …

Skiing

WTB/Team Semper Fi Mountain Bike Camp

5 top mountain biking routes in northern Scotland

Wild and rugged, the west and north-west of Scotland is home to some fabulous mountain biking routes. We pick five of the best.<p>text: Fiona …

8 Random Things You’ve Noticed While Hiking (But Don’t Want to Admit)

People like hiking because of all the beauty to see out on the trail. Especially during the fall, the scenery is absolutely breathtaking. Most hikers …

Hiking

How to start backpacking even though it is a dumb idea

I know who you are.<p>You’ve imagined yourself in romantic photos of happy hikers with scenic mountain backdrops.<p>Or maybe you’ve seen <i>Wild</i>, or <i>A Walk in the Woods</i>, and pictured your own life-affirming adventure on the trail.<p>Now you’re ready to make the jump from day hiking to overnight trips, maybe even …

'Super Sleepers' May Actually Be Sleep Deprived

Almost everyone needs at least seven hours of sleep.<p>People who claim they can thrive on just a few hours of sleep may actually be more tired than they realize, a new study suggests.<p>For most people, getting less than the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night makes them feel groggy, exhausted …

A 5-Minute Morning Meditation Has Changed The Way I Start My Day

In the past, I've felt kind of foolish every time I've tried morning meditation. I kind of tried to keep with a regular practice but it just wasn’t …