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The Yes Project Scenic Rim photographers Kate Higgins of A Little Life Photography and Samantha Daly of Style Pose Click have teamed up and launched a not-for-profit organisation that brings together their love of photography, the great outdoors and a desire to help others improve their mental health and they’d love you to get involved! Founded in early 2018, The Yes Project is a registered charity that runs programs (in person and online) with one simple purpose – to bring joy and happiness. It’s all in the name of helping people improve their mental health and everyone is welcome – whether depression or anxiety are ongoing concerns, you are feeling lonely or you just want to be part of something special and meet other like minded people. The Yes Project mantra is simple. Just SAY YES (when you would usually say no). Go on a community walk, sign up for a more adventurous hike or contribute to online collaborative art projects. Free group yoga classes and photography meetups are also soon being added to their program. Samantha explains, “We started walking the trails of the Scenic Rim and South East Queensland for our own mental health after advice from our GP and soon realised the power of reconnecting with nature and regularly clearing our minds combined with regular exercise. We then started inviting friends and family that we knew were struggling with anxiety,

depression and other mental health concerns to walk with us. It didn’t take long before we realised people everywhere would benefit and so our YES WALKS were born.” Yes Walks range in length and complexity and are regularly advertised on The Yes Project Facebook page @theyesprojectlimited and www.meetup.com. Walks take place around the Scenic Rim, Brisbane and the Gold Coast every 6 to 8 weeks with the occasional child (and scooter) friendly community wander added to the program. The walks are free to attend and are great for people who want to go adventuring with the security of walking in a group. If you would like to find out more about getting involved in a Yes Project, you can contact Kate and Samantha at www.theyesproject.org.au or find them on Facebook and Instagram @theyesprojectlimited. Kate Higgins ~ A Little Life Photography www.alittlelife.com.au Samantha Daly ~ Style Pose Click www.styleposeclick.com.au

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SCENIC ROAD MAGAZINE Spring/Summer 2018  

People. Produce. Places. Scenic Road Magazine is a boutique lifestyle publication for the Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Hinterland. This magazin...

SCENIC ROAD MAGAZINE Spring/Summer 2018  

People. Produce. Places. Scenic Road Magazine is a boutique lifestyle publication for the Scenic Rim and Gold Coast Hinterland. This magazin...