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4 Life Lessons Learned From Long Day Hikes

March 3, 2017 / By Katie Hnatik Hiking is awesome! It’s fun, full of challenges and it teaches us a lot about ourselves. Many of the life lessons learned through hiking can teach us things about other aspects of life. They make us more confident by helping us to realize our strengths. You are stronger and more capable than you realize. On a long out and back hike, worn out and sore, with a good distance left between you and your car or your shelter for the night, it’s easy to despair. Your inner voice may become an enemy, telling …

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Anxiety Relief Through Hiking

March 3, 2017 / By Chris Oudean This can be a tough time for individuals in the world. Political tensions are high; economic uncertainty is rampant; and racism, bigotry, and hypocrisy are ever present. Many people are dealing with these big worries on top of the smaller daily ones, compounding their anxiety. Wondering which school to place your kids into on top of worrying about the neighborhood’s ethical and moral compass can be quite confounding. In a world of ever changing challenges, you have to give yourself some time to breath. Taking a moment to absorb it all without new …