Mantra: I embrace discomfort.

We are always reaching for comfort, for certainty, for safety. It's our instincts to go after what feels "safe" and while this made sense years ago when we were constantly in danger of disease, of the wild, and of death, it is no longer needed. We no longer need to live in this state of [...]

Explore Glacier National Park

Glacier is a place with so many activities, gorgeous views around LITERALLY every corner, and more wildlife than you can imagine.  Exploring this park left me full of so many surprises and stories.

The Magic of Creativity

Today I was reading a book (Big Magic) about how ideas and creativity are their own source. How they have the ability to come to us, and to leave us if we don't act on them, bringing them into the universe. It's the same thing as when a person has an idea for a novel. [...]

Top 5 Hikes in the Valley of Fire State Park

Being a short drive from Las Vegas, this park is a great day trip to escape the city or an addition to a western road trip!

Guide to Olympic National Park

Just a quick ~2 hour drive from Seattle is this magical oasis. Olympic National Park is filled with surprises, due to it's constantly evolving scenery found around every corner. From lush green rainforests and cascading mountains, to peaceful beaches and various wildlife; this park definitely gives a well rounded experience. This guide below is separated [...]

Change of Seasons

The connection we have to the earth is undeniable - just as the seasons change, so do we.

Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park – Winter

Check this post out for things to do in the Rocky Mountain National Park, located in Colorado. This is focused on snowy seasons and how to prepare for this type of winter trip!

Show Up

Today's mantra: Show up. This is the hardest part of anything really, showing up. Physically or mentally, arriving is the hurdle we often get stuck on.  This appears in all areas; not wanting to get out of bed or to leave the comfort of our home, avoiding new people and social outings because it takes [...]

Greed

The universe is abundant. Some days I'm really feeling this statement in it's fullest. Days like these I'm so amped and excited about everything and then for some reason it will switch. These other days I get stuck in my head on how I'm not doing or seeing enough and how we only have one life; am I wasting it in comparison to this other lifestyle? No. I'm not. I am exactly where I need to be.

Petrified Forest National Park & Painted Desert – Things to do

Check out this underrated national park in Arizona!