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Mind Over Mountains

Mind Over Mountains are a mental health charity offering immediate and accessible support through therapeutic outdoor experiences.

We deliver events throughout the UK, with bursaries available to those with the most challenging lives. Ranging from one day to 2-night stays, our programmes bring together professionally guided hill-walking, mindfulness and time in the company of experienced coaches and counsellors.

We believe this time in nature, coupled with professional support is a powerful way to build resilience, talk without pressure and re-find stillness.

Restoring mental health, naturally – here’s our ingredients for sustainable change:

Holistic approach: Physical, emotional and spiritual challenges to inspire change

Developing whole-body resilience: Creating positive physical and mental behaviours to confront life’s challenges

Reconnecting with nature: Meaningful time immersed in beautiful and remote natural places

Professional support: High-quality counselling, 1-2-1 coaching, mindfulness and inspiring talks

Safe space: Building and contributing to a shared community, express yourself without pressure

Lasting change: Sustainable aftercare through self-help skills, professional and community support.

Articles for Mind Over Mountains

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Intro to Map Reading

Outside & Active
21 March, 2021

How to Plan a Walk

Join Mike from Mind Over Mountains to find out how to plan a good walk, what resources are useful to plan your walk and what else might you need to consider before heading out on the hills for the day.

Outside & Active
21 March, 2021

4 Activities to Brighten your Local Walk

WITH LIZZY FROM WHATS NOT TO HIKE

Many of us this year have started to discover the joy of walking from your front door.

Outside & Active
20 March, 2021

Mindfulness in Nature - Chris Spray

Join Chris, Co-founder of Mental Health charity Mind Over Mountains to sample the benefits of pausing in nature.

Outside & Active
20 March, 2021

How to Choose your Kit

WITH RICHARD DUCKWORTH ML

Come and join dressed, packed ready for a day in the hills as Richard from Mind Over Mountains lets you know about the essential, and non-essential kit and clothing required for a safe and enjoyable hill walk. Plus a few tips from the trade, advice on where to buy your gear and how to pack it!

Outside & Active
20 March, 2021

Mindfulness in Nature - Chris Spray

Join Chris, Co-founder of Mental Health charity Mind Over Mountains to sample the benefits of pausing in nature.

Outside & Active
20 March, 2021

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