Getting Back Outside as A New Mum

When I gave birth, no one mentioned that I might hear babies crying even when mine was fast asleep, or that I’d wake up at 3:00am rocking a pillow and not remembering my baby was in her crib, questioning my mental stability. No one told me that this very early stage of parenthood was quite … Read more

Walking With The Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme

A Case Study by Livvi Grant, Daffodil PR & Communications As someone who has always enjoyed walking and spending time in the great outdoors, I was thrilled to discover the Quantock Landscape Partnership Scheme in October 2022. Since then, I have been actively involved in their various initiatives, particularly their photo walks, which have been an … Read more

Me, My Hearing Aids and I

Tips for speaking to someone who is deaf and the barriers they face when participating in physical activity. Blog Written by Joseph Madge, Marketing & Communications Officer at #TeamSASP Today, May 2nd, marks the start of 2023’s Deaf Awareness Week with this year’s topic being Deaf Inclusion. I am a Marketing and Communications Officer for … Read more

Placing Attention: Nature & Tea

Author: Adam Clarke, Get Outside in Somerset Ambassador  “A tea session is modelled after the silence of retreat; a time to enjoy life far removed from daily existence.”  – Sen Joo Nestled in a quiet, secret corner of the forest, a galaxy of dappled sunshine swayed with a web of shadows, born of the ascending … Read more

How exercise can improve our mood

Days are getting shorter and temperatures are cooling off, and it can be tempting to get cosy and stay inside. But now, more than ever, it’s important to dedicate some time for self-care. Why? Time spent moving outside can greatly improve so many aspects of our lives, such as: Better quality sleep – physical activity … Read more