THE GOODLAND JOURNAL

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GUIDE

THE ART OF JAPANESE BATHING

In Japan, soaking in a tub at home, wellness spa (onsen), or public bath (sento) is a deeply rooted cultural tradition that has been followed for centuries. 

INTERVIEW

JOBI MANSON OF Sēfari

Jobi Manson's connection to water and the elements is eternally at the forefront. Jobi is the founder of Sēfari—a platform to explore the elements of presence through guided immersions.

Journal

Slow Living

Sensory Check-In: Touch

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

Our senses bring us into the present moment. By noticing—really noticing—what’s around us, we’re able to truly experience where we are in space and time....

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Slow Living

Rituals for welcoming winter in

Taylor Yates By Taylor Yates

The winter solstice, also known as the hibernal solstice begins around 4:45pm EST—just in time for the sun to start setting on the 21st of...

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Slow Living

A GOODLAND Holiday Experience Guide

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

If you’re planning on choosing gifts for family and friends this year, we invite you to spend time considering what type of gift someone you...

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Slow Living

Your inspiration for doing nothing

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

Finding opportunities for relaxation and presence in your everyday life can be easier than you might think. Things don’t have to be big or dramatic...

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Resources Slow Living

How to Go Off-Grid With a Hot Tub

By Kendra Nickerson

You’ve got an off-grid cabin tucked away in the wilds - or dreams of one - and you’re planning on making it the ultimate getaway....

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Slow Living

7 summer experiences to fully immerse yourself in the season

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

The sun high in the sky, plants green and blossoming, days that are luxuriously long—the world around us feels especially vibrant and full of possibility...

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Slow Living

How to Enhance Your Bathing Ritual

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

A bath can be just a bath, or it can be something more. Adding a sense of intention to your bathing experience can help you immerse...

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Slow Living

A GOODLAND Guide to Mother's Day

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

The best gifts we can give often aren’t the gifts themselves. It’s more about the intention behind the gift and what the gift can bring...

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Slow Living

Look Up

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

No matter where we live — even if it’s a tiny island in the middle of the ocean — birds live there, too.  Whether you’re camped...

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