Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Holiday Depression & Stress

Many people would agree the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. While most people enjoy holiday festivities, traveling, and spending time with family and friends, the reality of the holiday season is not so cheerful for some. It’s no secret that stress and depression can affect your…
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Recipe: Holiday Grape Truffles

Want to bring something really special for the holidays that doesn’t use a pound of flour, butter or sugar to be sweet? Voila! We have the perfect sweet treat! This delicious truffle is packed with flavor and antioxidants, plus each truffle is pretty low in sugar! And the best part? This super…
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Go: 10 Ways to Relax in Nature

The way you spend time out in nature can affect how much your physical, emotional and mental health will benefit from it. If you’re getting outside to relax, relieve stress or anxiety, focus your mind, or improve your health and well-being, try some of these tips to make it a…
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Top 10 Parks for Fall Color

Cloudland

Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge — Dawsonville Just an hour north of Atlanta you’ll find the Southeast’s tallest cascading waterfall. A short, flat path leads to a boardwalk offering the most spectacular views. There’s also an easy-to-reach overlook at the top. For a tougher challenge, start from the bottom of…
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Recipe: Spaghetti Squash with Parmesan Cheese

If you have never eaten winter squash, they are in season right now! Don’t miss a delicious and nutritious treat. Winter squash differs from summer squash because it has a thicker skin and seeds that are removed before it is eaten. Keep squash in a cool, dry place on a thick pad of newspaper. Refrigerators…
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Go: Your State Parks Day

Dozens of Georgia State Parks are planning service projects and volunteer celebration events on Saturday, September 29. Check out a few below and visit the website for a full listing of unique ways to give back to the beautiful spaces that restore and renew our minds, bodies and spirits. Rivers…
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