Hiking in Donegal, views overlooking the Poison Glen.

Another Birthday Challenge

In the not too distant future I will have completed another lap around the sun, and so my annual tradition of a healthy challenge begins. This all began when I was turning 40, and instead of planning a big party to celebrate I decided to do a 40 day challenge, my kids however thought that […]

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Group coasteering in Donegal

Goodwill Adventures!

Goodwill Adventures is something that I have been thinking about putting out for a while, and what better time to do so than just after the Season of Goodwill? So what is it? As I talked about in my previous post: So who needs adventure anyway? I feel it’s important for everyone to get out […]

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Hiking in Donegal

So who needs adventure anyway?

To me personally I would say that everybody needs a bit of adventure in their life. But what is ‘adventure’ and what are the benefits to living a more adventurous life?   Although there may not be an agreed overall definition of what adventure means amongst those that research it, one of the more established […]

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sunrise from Errigal mountain, hiking Donegal

September 2022 Newsletter

  Hello and welcome to the latest Awaken Adventures newsletter. First off I’d like to thank everyone who came out and joined in on the Adventures over the summer months, it’s been amazing getting to meet so many wonderful people and share with them great experiences both on and off the water. Although September is here and […]

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2020 Review

Welcome to Awaken Adventures latest newsletter. I just wanted to take a moment to look back over the past year and share some of my story with you.   Last year started off in a very positive way. I hosted some successful events. I had my first newspaper and radio interviews. My diary was booking […]

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June Newsletter

Hello and welcome to the June Newsletter!  I hope that you are safe, well and doing ok as we continue our journey dealing with Covid and its effects on our lives.     The past few months during lockdown have been a bit up and down for me personally, most days I was fine, but some […]

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No such thing as BAD weather…..part 2.

Hello and I hope you are well in these current strange and challenging times we find ourselves in, a lot has changed for everyone since I wrote the first part of this blog, which you can check out here: https://awakenadventures.ie/no-such-thing-as-bad-weather/ but one thing that will not change and will still be there once this is […]

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The 40 Day Experiment

Last week saw the conclusion of the 40 day challenge and with it, the end of my time in my thirties.  So what was it all about and what did I learn or how did I benefit from it….   The challenge was to live as healthy a lifestyle as possible for 40 days, for […]

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March Newsletter

This following is the March Newsletter that was sent out to everyone on the Awaken Adventures mailing list.  This went out before the current coronovirus situation escalated.  With regards to events that have been planned, at this moment in time these will not be cancelled, however if you have booked on to one and have […]

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No such thing as BAD weather!!

I’m sure you have heard the quote: “There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing!”  This is so true, especially at the moment here in Ireland where it just seems to be storm after storm!     “What should I wear?” is often I question I get asked by anyone I am taking out […]

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