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Nothing much happens: bedtime stories to help you sleep

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Having trouble sleeping? Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. You can find our book, "Nothing Much Happens," in over 20 languages. Request your local bookseller to shelve it: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens

Location:

Canada

Description:

Having trouble sleeping? Join Yoga and meditation teacher Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories where nothing much happens to help you relax and sleep peacefully. The stories are a soft landing spot for your mind. Rather than letting your brain race through the same thoughts you’ve been chasing all day, we are taking a detour to a calm and comfy place. We tell the story twice and go a bit slower the second time. You can find our book, "Nothing Much Happens," in over 20 languages. Request your local bookseller to shelve it: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens

Language:

English

Contact:

8102870467


Episodes

People Watching & The Coffee Shop (Encore)

2/29/2024
Our story tonight is called People Watching and the Coffee Shop, and it’s a story about the view from a table in the back corner; it’s also about found family, a neatly shoveled sidewalk, and simple ways to feel connected. Originally from Season 7, Episode 4. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:23

The Bridge in the Woods

2/26/2024
Our story tonight is called The Bridge in the Woods, and it’s a story about a break in the cold weather and the boost that comes from warm sunlight on your face. It’s also about woodpeckers and spring melt flowing fast, the wonders of libraries, and the kindness of people who you might never meet but have cleared a path for you. We give to a different charity each week, and this week, we are giving to Mountain Humane and Paws for Hunger Pet Pantry. Saving Animals and Changing Lives. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for the NMH Premium channel on Apple Podcasts or visit our website. Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:11

Mixtape (Encore)

2/22/2024
Our story tonight is called Mixtape, and it’s a story about a box of memories tangled up with songs. It’s also about the messages we send with the tracks we pick out, new batteries in an old Walkman, and finding the music that helps you find yourself. This episode is from Season 9, Episode 6. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:03

Muddy Paws

2/19/2024
Our story tonight is called Muddy Paws, and it’s a story about a walk outside with Village pups Crumb and Birdie, and the inevitable aftermath. It’s also about a rubber ducky, a field full of good spots to stop and sniff, a bed laid out in the sunshine and the feeling of being safe and content at home with family. We give to a different charity each week, and this week, we are giving to Mondays at Racine Cancer Care, providing hands-on integrative wellness and beauty services to anyone undergoing cancer treatment of any kind. https://mondaysatracine.org Subscribe for ad-free, bonus and extra long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for NMH Premium channel on Apple podcast or follow the link below https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show Stories from the Village of Nothing Much on your favorite podcast app. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/stories-from-the-village Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:33

Quiet Celebration (Encore)

2/15/2024
Our story tonight is called Quiet Celebration, and it’s a story about softly stepping into the next year of your life. It’s also about a good dream that lingers after waking, a glass raised with best wishes and a cake decorated with orange slices and rosettes. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:40

The Greenhouse

2/12/2024
Our story tonight is called The Greenhouse, and it’s a story about flowers and vases and the deep green scent of plants in a warm space in the winter. It’s also about a silver wine bucket, music playing while you work, pine needles and mint, and the small and big ways of building the life you want. We give to a different charity each week, and this week, we are giving to ParaCliffHangers, creating opportunities for people with disabilities to overcome mountains. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for NMH Premium channel on Apple Podcasts or follow the link https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription. Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:01

A Little Romance (Encore)

2/8/2024
Our story tonight is called A Little Romance, and it’s a story about the beginnings of Spring in the city. It’s also about fond memories of young love, a picture tucked into the back of a wallet, and the sweet realization that someone somewhere is thinking of you. Originally from Season 3, Episode 2. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:27

Museum Trip

2/5/2024
Our story tonight is called Museum Trip, and it’s a story about a school bus pulling into the lot at a grand old house where local history is preserved. It’s also about welcoming rooms to explore, fires to warm yourself at, apples and popcorn, and finding yourself on the map. We give to a different charity each week, and this week, we are giving to The Kangaroo Sanctuary. They rescue, rehabilitate, and release orphaned baby kangaroos back into the wild. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for NMH Premium channel on Apple podcasts or follow the link below: https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/stories-from-the-village Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:57

Fog and Light (Encore)

2/1/2024
Our story tonight is called Fog and Light, and it’s a story about a day of simple pleasures meant to clear out the winter blues. It’s also about a little girl in a red hat, the Latin names for rare flowers, and good advice from an old friend. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:52

Sycamore Settles In

1/29/2024
Our story tonight is called Sycamore Settles In, and it’s a story about the newest resident at the Inn on the Lake. It’s also about a sunny winter day, and neighbors spotted from the window, roses and cat nip, toy mice and freshly pressed curtains, and a growing bond between two friends getting each other through the winter. We give to a different charity each week, and this week, we are giving to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, Providing home, herd, rest, refuge, and individualized care for life. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for NMH Premium channel on Apple Podcasts or follow the link below: https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/stories-from-the-village Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:28

Clean Slate (Encore)

1/25/2024
Our story tonight is called Clean Slate, and it’s a story about a room of one’s own. It’s also about a jade plant on a window sill, a bit of still useful old technology, and figuring out what’s worth keeping and what’s not. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for the NMH Premium channel on Apple Podcasts or click here. Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:34:48

Pass it Along

1/22/2024
Our story tonight is called Pass it Along, and it’s a story about a good deed passed from one person to another in the Village on Nothing Much. It’s also about a cardinal on a branch, a cup of tea served up by a friend, and sharing the feeling that there are others out there eager to help. We give to a different charity each week, and this week, we are giving to Operation Warm. Providing warmth, confidence, and hope through basic need programs that connect underserved kids to community resources needed to thrive. http:// www.operationwarm.org/ Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for the NMH Premium channel on Apple podcasts or follow the link below: https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/stories-from-the-village Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:33

A New Leaf (Encore)

1/18/2024
Our story tonight is called A New Leaf, and it’s a story about starting off the new year with a fresh book to write your plans in. It’s also about a memory of something magical, a cup of coffee on a cold day, and the pleasure of a freshly sharpened pencil. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for the NMH Premium channel on Apple Podcasts or click here. Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:48

The Winter Quilt

1/15/2024
Our story tonight is called The Winter Quilt, and it’s a story about a lovingly made piece of art that warms a heart and a bed. It’s also about snowflakes lit up in the headlights of a car, sparrows and bicycles, and the artifacts that we hold to tell us stories from the past. Our charity this week is Children International, https://www.children.org. They work to connect people around the world in the fight to end poverty. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for the NMH Premium channel on Apple podcasts or follow the link below: https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:14

The Innkeeper's Blanket (Encore)

1/11/2024
Our story tonight is called The Innkeeper’s Blanket and it’s a story about a favorite hobby, rediscovered in the quiet of winter. It’s also about a simmering pot in the kitchen, geese gathering before they fly and making something by hand that is perfectly imperfect. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus and extra long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for NMH Premium channel on Apple podcast or follow the link below https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show Stories from the Village of Nothing Much on your favorite podcast app. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/stories-from-the-village Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:01

Lemongrass and Ginger

1/8/2024
Our story tonight is called Lemongrass and Ginger, and it’s a story about fresh flavors and aromas enjoyed in a cozy kitchen. It’s also about a cache of cookbooks discovered in the basement, the winter sun warming your face, a softer way to look at mistakes when you make them, and a quiet, clean house on a snowy day. Our charity this week is Affirmations (Ferndale), a charity close to my heart and home. Affirmations works to provide a welcoming space where people of all LGBTQIA+ folks can find support and unconditional acceptance and where they can learn, grow, socialize, and feel safe. https://goaffirmations.org Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for the NMH Premium channel on Apple podcast or go here: https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show, Stories from the Village of Nothing Much, on your favorite podcast app. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/stories-from-the-village Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:18

Winter Walk (Encore)

1/4/2024
Our story tonight is called Winter Walk, and it’s a story about stepping through crisp layers of deep snow on a sunny, cold day. It’s also about a well-made bed, a sleeping kitty, and the welcome way that nature can take your breath away. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:48

The Sleeper Car

1/1/2024
Our story tonight is called The Sleeper Car, and it’s a story about a trip where the mode of travel is more important than the destination. It’s also about crisp ironed linens, a little notebook that fits perfectly into your pocket, the mystery of strangers across the dining car, and waking up to a snowy sunrise. Our charity this week is Guide Dogs for the Blind. Everyone deserves to move through the world safely and confidently, and they are helping. https://www.guidedogs.com Subscribe for ad-free, bonus, and extra-long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for NMH Premium channel on Apple podcast or follow the link below. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show Stories from the Village of Nothing Much on your favorite podcast app. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/stories-from-the-village Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:05

Skating In The Park (Encore)

12/28/2023
Our story tonight is called Skating in the Park, and it’s a story about revisiting a yearly tradition. It’s also about a thermos of coffee waiting to warm you up, thick socks, and the kind of friends who, even after a while apart, can pick right back up where they left off. Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:14

Winter Getaway Parts 1-3 (Slightly More Happens)

12/25/2023
Our story tonight is called Winter Getaway and it tells, from two perspectives, the tale of a snowy mountain and a warm cabin and a meal shared between friends. It's also about taking time to rest deeply, snow flakes and silver needle tea and a book wrapped in brown paper. Subscribe for ad-free, bonus and extra long episodes now, as well as ad-free and early episodes of Stories from the Village of Nothing Much! Search for NMH Premium channel on Apple podcast or follow the link below https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/premium-subscription Listen to our new show Stories from the Village of Nothing Much on your favorite podcast app. https://www.nothingmuchhappens.com/stories-from-the-village Purchase Our Book: https://bit.ly/Nothing-Much-Happens See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:28:48