Play is when we break from normal efforts and engage in activity that has no explicit purpose toward our obsession with accomplishment. Exhaustion is not a badge of honor. It is a sign that we do not have balance in our lives.
Practice does not make perfect. It makes BETTER.
Belonging vs. Fitting In
When you fit in, you are changing yourself to match the situation or circumstances. Belonging does not requires us to CHANGE who we are; it requires us to BE who we are!
An Active Day on the Trail
Perhaps the highlight of the hike was in the meadow near Little Baldy Mountain. As I was hike across the meadow, I was starting to shoot one of my usual trail videos talking about how lovely it was. As soon as I started recording, I could see and hear some movement behind me on the trail.
Keep Your Near Enemies Far Away
You have probably heard the phrase "keep your friends close and your enemies closer." This is not the case when we are speaking about emotional enemies.
Your True Self
While it may be an outline of our body, our shadow is not who we are.
A Path to Gratitude
Sometimes we seek unfulfilling pathways to gain contentment. We think we need more of something or someone. Taking a dive into what we have may yield a surprising result.
CAUTION - THE IS GOING TO BE A WEATHER GEEKY POST. PROCEED AT YOUR OWN RISK! Fog.
As soon as I arrived at the trailhead to Lake Mary, I noticed a dark creature in the woods. I had to take a long look because I couldn't believe how close I was to a bull moose. A few other people noticed as well and we all began a photo-moose-a-palooza.
Boundaries are the distance at which I can love you - and me - simultaneously.