I'm reading The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion by Elle Luna. In the book, Elle talks about going to a dinner party once where guests had to write down their secret, wildest dreams on a piece of paper and then later in the night, read them out loud. If I attended that dinner party, I would have written down that I want to be a mountain girl. What is a Mountain Girl? A … [Read more...] about The Mountains Are Calling: 10 Instagram Accounts That Make Me Want to Be a Mountain Girl
There is something about the Western part of the U.S. that is magical and very different from other parts of the country. I've been lucky enough to live in the West for the past five years. I lived in Colorado for just over four years and then moved to California earlier this year. Below are the top reasons why moving west changed my life for the better. 1. The hiking and skiing out west is … [Read more...] about 11 Reasons Why Moving West Changes You For the Better
Moving out west has rekindled my relationship with the outdoors. I had forgotten how good it feels to hike through a forest or to take in your surroundings atop a mountain. Social activities in my early twenties seemed to revolve around eating and drinking and then making plans for the next time I would eat or drink. It has made me so much healthier and happier to live these last few years in a place that promotes … [Read more...] about National Parks Road Trip (with a dog)!