Fitness | Habits | Lifestyle | Walking

A Meaningful Walk

If you’re counting walking as a workout, at what point does it really count? When you reach 10,000 steps? By how many flights of stairs it equates to? Or is simply getting out and walking enough to count? It depends, doesn’t it? It depends on fitness level, on injuries or disabilities you’re working with, and…

Culture | Exploration | Hiking | Learning | Nature | Personal Growth | Philosophy | Seasons | Walking

Friends with the Sky

“One of the many ways we have made ourselves lonely without gaining the deeper nourishment and intimacies of true aloneness, is the way we have lost the greater supporting circle of friendship available to us in the created, natural world: to be friends with the sky, the rain, the changing light of a given day…

Culture | Fitness | Learning | Lifestyle | Personal Growth | Productivity | Writing

A Focused Place

“Finding a very focused place to do your work rewards you many times over.”-Seth Godin “The opposite of ‘distraction’ is ‘traction.’ Traction is any action that moves us towards what we really want. Tractions are actions done with intent. Any action, such as working on a big project, getting enough sleep or physical exercise, eating…

Career | Fitness | Learning | Lifestyle | Personal Growth | Philosophy | Productivity

Effort and Flow

“Fatigue can teach us where effort is being misplaced.”- John Jerome, The Elements of Effort “The optimal state of inner experience is one in which there is order in consciousness. This happens when psychic energy—or attention—is invested in realistic goals, and when skills match the opportunities for action. The pursuit of a goal brings order…