February 29th, 2012 Harness Your Energy was created by moi. You can read my first post here .... This means that HYE turns SIX this year! For many of you, this literally means nothing, because you've never found my piece of turf on the world wide web until now. For my 108 subscribers that I've built … Continue reading HYE turns six.
2016 has cracked my heart open in a tragically, magical way. I'm convinced the universe works in oxymorons. I've felt heartache that has shattered my heart, but found that if I bury that sadness under my skin instead of letting it out, what else can it do but grow in my veins? A breakup after … Continue reading Year of the Bourtney.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHYxZqiVe-E After several weeks of non-hiking adventures, Portland seemed to smile upon me and grant me a 48 degree rain-free forecast. My hiking boots were calling my name after hearing "no showers. These boots are the ones I learned I had to have after several hikes (longer than 10 miles) in tennis shoes. Don't get … Continue reading (Attempt at) Bell Creek Loop.
At the end of a long day of adventuring, it's easy to throw down the pack and head straight for a long night's sleep- only to wake up the next morning, aching and stiff all over. You can make grand adventures without the achy body and extreme stiffness. Take care of your adventuring body with … Continue reading Simple Tricks for Post-Hike Body Bliss.
Start before you are ready. If that little inner voice inside you keeps directing you towards a goal, listen. Don't start calculating or debating. Don't let the doubt, fear, or anxiety creep in. Forget the details. Forget all the reasons why you can't. Just act. Too often we feel that fire in our bellies, … Continue reading LP 2016: Climb Your Mountain.
As the last few days of 2015 unfold, I've found that I've been stumbling across lessons in small moments. Lessons in moments that I've been least expectant. Moments that I've allowed myself to be present and soak up my surroundings. It should come as no surprise, that when I let go of my expectations and … Continue reading The “Lesson Plan” for 2016.