Appalachian Trail thru-hiking should be an Olympic sport, and everyone who completes it should receive a gold medal.Every single thru-hiker. Without exception.These icons should be honored with parades and parties and eventually be the most coveted candidates for the world’s most lucrative jobs. Even a one-day hike on the AT is grueling. Some sections are […]
Yesterday was one brutal hike for me. The humidity was high, and if my glutes didn’t feel like rubber bands from climbing, my knees and quads were burning from the descent. In six hours, we covered over 12 miles. My feet hurt, I was hot, and lord, was I beat. We arrived at the parking […]
How many vacations have you put off because you don’t have the time or the money? Vacationing seems like a luxury. Webster defines vacation as an extended period of leisure, which might feel as though it’s something frivolous. Often, “time away” is given low priority because there’s always a place to spend time or money […]
Most of us will crawl through fire to keep a promise to a friend, but we will break promises to ourselves without hesitation. Why? Typically we stand behind our word. When we promise someone something, we deliver. However, when we make a promise to ourselves, we struggle to take action. For instance, when I started […]
Susan Wheeler joins Upward Trajectory to discuss her book The Lemonade Diet, and the power of perspective through adversity and rising up to reach your highest purpose. She shares her wisdom of turning lemons into gallons of lemonade. To connect with Susan, you can visit her website https://susanvwheeler.com/ or follow her on Facebook. You can […]
A goal is a goal, and the basic rules apply across the board. Remember, your most important gear is between your ears. Do not underestimate your mindset!
Fill in the blank. My goal is ________! Great! You know what you want. But will you get there? Here’s what separates desire from achievement. Are you interested or committed? Interested? That means you will do it if the stars align, you are in the right mood, or you happen to feel up to it. […]