If I lived my life again I'd be braver. Living Adventurously 39

Jo Moseley is @healthyhappy50. She is the first woman to SUP coast to coast across the UK. She describes herself as a Joy Encourager, Midlife Adventurer & Beach Cleaner. Somebody else called her 'a fruitbat on a glorified surfboard' much to Jo's delight!

Jo Moseley is @healthyhappy50. She is the first woman to SUP coast to coast across the UK. She describes herself as a Joy Encourager, Midlife Adventurer & Beach Cleaner. Somebody else called her 'a fruitbat on a glorified surfboard' much to Jo's delight!

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  • Proper Nutty peanut butter
  • Adventure close to home is about seeing home with different eyes
  • Paddleboard the North
  • An adventure can be big if it means a lot to you emotionally
  • Plastic Pollution is one of Jo's passions
  • Showing herself she could be brave outside being a 'school mum'
  • Wanted to do something when her boys went off to Uni, to show herself, her boys and the world that a new life was beginning for her
  • The possibilities are bigger than I thought
  • Canal resource is extraordinary
  • 2MinuteBeachClean
  • Looking for purpose
  • She feels she belongs to a place more when she is looking after it
  • Lucozade bottles was the most common litter on her trip
  • Found a 1995 crisp packet - 2 minutes of eating, 20 years of rubbish
  • 54 and a half. A lot of women feel embarrassed about getting older
  • I feel as excited about life now as I did in my 20s
  • Living adventurously is about doing uncertain things with curiosity and really living in the moment. Being not sure of the outcome but doing it anyway
  • My advice to me in my 30s would be to not lose myself - to look after myself too. 
  • There is still a difference in societal guilt between men and women
  • I feel I'd have been a better mum had I gone off and done some adventures them
  • Most people were very encouraging and positive on her trip. A few men found it OK to question her ability and competence.
  • My biggest worry is that people think I'm bragging
  • Yorkshire Rows: our superpower is believing in ourselves
  • None of the worries I had before came to pass
  • I've cried in most supermarkets
  • Doing exercise - a rowing machine - benefited her mental health in a couple of weeks
  • Moving with purpose - rowing a million metres
  • Joy Encourager
  • Wild - Cheryl Strayed
  • Dear Sugar
  • Audrey Sutherland - Go solo, go simple, go now
  • If I lived my life again I'd be braver
  • We need to allow girls to be brave
  • 'A fruitbat on a glorified surfboard'
  • One Day - david nicholls
  • You can't change the world but you can change the world around you

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