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A Simple Stress Reducer

A Simple Stress Reducer

Stress leaks into lives before we even realize the faucet’s running. Check out this simple change you can make to reduce your stress levels, improve your sleep, and enhance your focus.

From the Mouth of the Mountains

From the Mouth of the Mountains

I’m in a constant state of exhaustion And all I can hear is this idyllic, yet still arcane, voice longing ever so deeply for a feeling I have no words for. A euphonious voice from an earthly mouth speaks from a place beyond diverging roads. […]

Naturally Unapologetic

Naturally Unapologetic

She cannot apologize for her nature, Not when Earth doesn’t regret her own. She’s not sorry for the rain that leaves her eyes Or for the storm she craves after nights To restore her back Just below the breaking point. She’s not sorry for the […]

Mountainous Hiatus: A Mindful Power

Mountainous Hiatus: A Mindful Power

When I think back to my Everest trek, I rarely think of the hardships, but it is fascinating to consider all that I faced. Foot injures, nerve injuries, cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, exhaustion; none of it stopped me, nor does it stop most trekkers. At home, I would easily take the day off for any of these ailments, but in the mountains, a day off is not possible. The mountains mold you.

Less Is More

Less Is More

Stop for a moment and take a breath. Things can be different. This is your sign to make the change you’ve been thinking about. All you have to do is make the decision, and once you’ve made up your mind, nothing can stop you.

We Are The Tidal Wave

We Are The Tidal Wave

Today I bought fruits and veggies in reusable bags. I used old t-shirts and bandanas to make bags for my items. Sure, it would be easier to buy reusable produce bags, but the very production of such bags actually takes more resources than producing plastic bags. Surprised? So was I…

Experience Yosemite’s Famous Firefall

Experience Yosemite’s Famous Firefall

Witness this fiery cascade for a limited time in February at Yosemite National Park! Plan your trip soon; read on for reservation, weather, transportation, photography, and lodging tips!

Treehomes

Treehomes

Houses we have a plenty, but homes are one in a few; you’ll find it when you are lucky; you’ll find it when you are ready