Nature And The Outdoors

Finding Courage
I paused for a moment and glanced up to see if I would need to dodge any more animals falling from the sky. I was already 13 miles …
The Need For Mindfulness And Therapy
I went to see a therapist about my anxiety, and it helped. I started rolling out my yoga mat again and practicing mindfulness meditation. I began paying closer …
How To Be Alone On Top Of A Mountain
I was already halfway up the mountain when I briefly thought about turning back in my head that made no sense. I was already here on the mountain. …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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
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
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 …