In my Under the Covers book series, I will rate each book based on its “Life Wisdom” value (from 1 to 5 wise owls). I will review books that inspire, motivate and teach life lessons. Some of our greatest wisdom comes from those whose journeys may be quite different from our own.
When we escape into their world, we can learn from their trials, tactics, and courage. Through their wisdom, we add to our own.
Leading a FIT life does not require a treadmill, aerobics class or even a dumbbell. Above all, it requires 2 things. Desire and enthusiasm.
Over time everything gets stale if its repetitive. You don’t have to travel to a canyon or purchase expensive equipment.
Nature is free. Sometimes all we need is new scenery. Or a new buddy to talk to on a walk.
When you have desire and enthusiasm, commitment isn’t a battle but a reward.
To learn more about embarking on your own canyon adventure, view the entire 3 part series here for tips to make it a grand experience!
Part II of this series will focus on what to expect and how to prepare for running or hiking the Grand Canyon. With these pictures and a 14 minute music slideshow (coming in Part III), I hope to give you a sense of what’s in store should you embark on this or a similar adventure. These are the things I would want to know in advance (some of which I did know and some I wish I had known). Read more
There is a big difference in mindset when you must reach a destination versus when you want or should reach it.
When there is no way out, our brains and bodies have a way of cooperating.
A year in advance, my husband and I planned this adventure. To run rim to rim to rim of the canyon in 2 consecutive days. I hadn’t run much on trails but that didn’t matter. I was itching to explore gorgeous terrain on foot. My husband agreed. Read more