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FINDRA journal brings you tales of customer and ambassador journeys, news, advice and stories to motivate and inspire you to be the happiest version of yourself. Have a browse, have a read and discover the world of FINDRA.

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Alex in a warm embrace

Kindness & Mental Health

Is Kindness really the secret sauce to a happier and healthier existence? Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week is now in its 20th year, with the theme for this year being Kindness Matters – especially important during the current pandemic.  Coming to terms with the…

Man and Woman wearing FINDRA Merino-Lite on a hilltop.

Mental Health Awareness Week 10% Discount

10% discount this Bank Holiday weekend! “Kindness is the mark we leave on the world.”  It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme this year is ‘Kindness’. At FINDRA we are big advocates of ‘Green Therapy’ and believe that even 30 minutes outdoors daily can have a positive impact on our Mental Health. So as…

Alison Motion on a sailing boat

Inspiration: Alison Motion

This week our inspiration series moves to the Yukon with Friend of FINDRA and outdoor teacher/trainer Alison Motion. Hi Alison, let’s start by introducing yourself and tell us what you do! I’m Ali Motion and I’m based in rural Stirlingshire doing teaching and training and have been working in outdoor learning across different roles for…

Russell Stout on the bike in Kyrgyzstan

Inspiration: Russell Stout

This week our inspiration during lockdown series is a little different where we hear from new recruit to the FINDRA team, Russell Stout. Hi Russ, let’s start by tell everybody where are you based and what you do! Well, my name’s Russell Stout and I’m delighted to say that I joined FINDRA at the start…

Graham Kelly posing in running gear and FINDRA Merino Top

Inspiration: Graham Kelly

As part of our ongoing series of finding inspiration during lockdown, this week we hear from bearded Friend of FINDRA Graham Kelly. On the evening of Thursday March 20, I was walking home after seeing my daughter. I looked up at an impressively clear sky and an impulsive decision saw me pack a winter rucksack…

Alex Fechan in the FINDFRA Warehouse

Still here, still Smiling…

Dear Friends of FINDRA Firstly, I hope you are all keeping safe and well during these challenging times? I wanted to give you all a wee bit of an update on how things are going at FINDRA, many of you have been in touch over the last few weeks and I want to say how…

Free FINDRA Neck Warmer with every online purchase.

Free FINDRA Neck Warmer with every online order.

To keep you safe and take some pressure off vital NHS PPE supplies we are giving away a FINDRA neck warmer with all orders. These lightweight neck warmers are prefect to use if you are out on your daily walk or cycle or if you have to visit the supermarket. We have 2 colours available…

Ema Perry, No1 Peebles Road Cafe Innerleithen

Inspiration: Ema Perry

As part of our ongoing series of finding inspiration during lockdown, this week we hear from FINDRA local Ema Perry.   Hey Ema, let’s start with you telling us a bit about yourself! Hi, I’m Emma and I live in Innerleithen, a beautiful little town in the Scottish Borders. I moved up from Reading with…

Neil Stewart Sleeping in the Forrest Wood Carving

Inspiration: Neil Stewart

As part of our ongoing series of finding inspiration during lockdown, this week we hear from Scottish Borders artist Neil Stewart.   Hey Neil, tell everybody where are you based and what you do! I live in a small hamlet of wooden ex forestry houses, nestled at the edge of Elibank and Traquair forest, a…

Jo Moseley, Findra Brand Ambassador

Inspiration: Jo Moseley

How does an avid outdoor enthusiast cope with lockdown, we reached out to our brand ambassadors and asked them how they deal with the restrictions on getting out. This week we hear from Jo Moseley, paddleboarder & outdoors enthusiast how she is finding this new way of life. How are you finding lockdown Jo? First…

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FINDRA’s Favourite Recipes: Apple and currant crumble bars

Not much of a baker by her own admission, Alex decided that now was as good a time as any to try to improve on that! ‘Apple and currant crumble bars’ is a recipe she has wanted to try for a while.“ Fingers crossed they are a success! We will be checking in with her…

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Inspiration: Coorie

Here at FINDRA, we’re always looking to bring you snippets of motivation to get you inspired for your own everyday adventures. This week Alex takes a look at the Scottish lifestyle Concept of Coorie and how it can be applied to life in lockdown as we all stay home and stay safe.   Coorie Life as…