The Extroverted Introvert In The Springtime

The Extroverted Introvert In The Springtime

The world feels as though it has gotten flipped upside down for all of us. However, learning how to bend and maneuver through these seemingly impossible obstacles together right now can keep us moving forward. We may not be able to reach out and touch loved ones right now, but there are so many other ways to connect.

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What Is The Greatest Issue Facing Humankind?

What Is The Greatest Issue Facing Humankind?

Think about what happens after you throw something away or even say “hello” to someone. The implications of what’s to follow are what you keep in mind before you act. Use that way of thinking as your guide.

Why I Became The Leader Of A Hiking Group

Why I Became The Leader Of A Hiking Group

If you asked me a year ago if I would be the ambassador for the Los Angeles chapter of the international hiking group, Hiker Babes, whose mission is to unite women who share a passion for the outdoors into a community, I would have laughed.

Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge: Cucamonga Peak

Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge: Cucamonga Peak

We ended up taking the Ice House trail to the 8,859-foot summit and hiked nearly 12 miles there and back.

Why Every Bachelorette Party Should Be Moved To The Woods

Why Every Bachelorette Party Should Be Moved To The Woods

I was able to understand the bride better as I got to know the other incredibly smart and caring young women.

Yes, Black People Swim

Yes, Black People Swim

We’re clearly out there. The mountains are also a melting pot of a variety of different people hiking native lands, and yet we are only now barely seeing these faces in popular media.

What I Learned While Floating Down The LA River

What I Learned While Floating Down The LA River

I wrote a poem with the LA River in mind, but I also drew parallels between the river and the highways that weave in and around Los Angeles.

Pack of Peaks: Mount Baden Powell

Pack of Peaks: Mount Baden Powell

I still had my eyes on other peaks but being able to freely trek to the top of Baden-Powell with friends that day was satisfying.

Your Breath Conquers Mountains

Your Breath Conquers Mountains

The most important thing you need to do in order to overcome nearly any obstacle is to take a step back and breathe.

How To Avoid Drowning In Trash

How To Avoid Drowning In Trash

Plastic bags blow in the breeze as cars picking up wind and speed push the delicately drifting thin pouches of non-biodegradable crude oil. It’s everywhere, but it doesn’t need to be.