THE GOODLAND JOURNAL

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The JOURNAL is a place to share stories, practices, guides, inspiration, interviews, and insights.

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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

A Place to Pause

A Place to Pause: AIKA

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

Along the Sea-to-Sky in British Columbia’s Squamish Valley you can find AIKA—a private wilderness spa experience. Tucked within the coastal rainforest with the serene sound...

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Design

Something New: GOODLAND Bath Towels

Craig Pearce By Craig Pearce

What transforms a good soak into a great soak? When you’re intentional about each element of your bathing experience, it can become something genuinely transformative,...

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Community

Interview: Jobi Manson of Sēfari

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

Whether in her California home or while traveling, Jobi Manson's connection to water and the elements is eternally at the forefront. An artist, sculptor, and...

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Resources

Wood Fired Hot Tub FAQs Deep Dive

By Kendra Nickerson

We try to keep the answers to wood fired hot tub FAQs short and sweet, but sometimes 50 words doesn’t hit the mark. When you...

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Community

How Trees Can Teach Us Mindful Design

Courtney Dionne By Courtney Dionne

Article by Ben Dreith. Ben Dreith is a fiction and essay writer living in Brooklyn. He is currently the US editor for the design publication Dezeen....

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Design

7 Land Artists We're Inspired By

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

We believe in working with nature, not against it. And, we find inspiration from design that takes its cues from nature, calls attention to our planet,...

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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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Community

Interview: Storyteller & author Lindsey Bro

Charlotte Boates By Charlotte Boates

Writer and storyteller Lindsey Bro has always been curious about the things that we as humans are drawn to and why. A travel, food, and...

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Community

Honouring Time: Hideaway Creative on Blending Work and Life

Courtney Dionne By Courtney Dionne

Article by Jordyn and Ben Giesbrecht of Hideaway Creative Time is something we constantly seek out in our search for rest—and how we spend our time is often...

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