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Mindfulness In Nature: A Featured Podcast

​This week, 8 Shields mentor Josh Lane was interviewed on the Wilderness and Wellness Podcast. Josh is the author of the book, Conscious Nature: The Art and Neuroscience of Meditating In Nature. In his work at 8 Shields, Josh specializes in guiding mentoring ​individuals one-to-one on the journey of deep nature connection through transformative mentoring, […]

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Approaching the Solstice – Shining the Light Within

winter snow

Today’s post is from 8 Shields mentor Josh Lane, author of the best-selling meditation book, Conscious Nature: The Art and Neuroscience of Meditating In Nature. Photo by Nathan Anderson, Unsplash​Entering the QuietAt this time in the Northern hemisphere, daylight is increasingly fleeting. Nights are reaching their longest stretches, and we move towards the shortest day […]

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Village Builders In Action: Interviews Part 2

​Village Builders In Action – Meet ​Arnaud​​Village Building is an intentional process of community connection, serving to connect people-with-people and people-with-nature. ​In this video interview with 8 Shields mentor Josh Lane, ​​Arnaud Gagne shares about what led him to the Village Building pathway, and paints a picture of what’s possible in regenerating connected community across […]

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Village Builders in Action – Video Interviews: Part 1

​​Village Building is an intentional process of community connection, serving to connect people-with-people and people-with-nature. ​Check out what two 8 Shields Village Builder alumni are ​​doing in their local communities: ​In this video, 8 Shields mentor Josh Lane interviews Janani Eswar (GrowingInNature.com) and Siddharth Bharath (ScienceForThePeople.org) about their experiences with implementing Village Building strategies and […]

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