The title may be a little dramatic. However, I have been thinking a lot lately about the impact social media has on us – especially my followers (the great outdoor types). On the one hand, seeing peoples adventures can be … Continue reading Instagram – Full of inspiration or expectation?
An honest and candid look into why I decided to go on anti-anxiety medication and the effects coming off the medication can have on day to day life. Continue reading I’M A WEENER
An inside look into how growing up around alcoholism can affect your choices in life – to drink or not to drink? Continue reading The Alcohol Complex
I completed my first wild camp in June 2019. Here are some of the lessons I learnt as a rookie wild camper! Continue reading A Rookies Wild Camp
As I turn 30, I have reflected on what I have learnt about life so far! Continue reading Turning 30! What I’ve learnt about life!
An insight into an anxious mind. The mountains being the only place I felt I was able to go free from anxiety – the only door open to me. Continue reading The only door that stayed open…. led to the mountains
A quick guide to staying safe in the mountains. Continue reading Be safe. Be Prepared
An honest piece about battling body image whilst doing a sport you love. Continue reading You need strong legs for hiking! The walker’s body dilemma…
My introduction to hiking maybe differs from some. Most people get into hobbies because of family influence/what you have grown up doing. I wish that was the case for me. I’m not going to hide the fact that I am … Continue reading The black sheep of the family….a hiker against all odds.
To any outdoor enthusiast, the feeling of being ‘caged up’ is a difficult one. But what happens when you feel like your mental health depends on it? I have suffered from depression and anxiety since I can remember; over the last few years’ medication has helped me control a lot of my anxiety, but so has the outdoors! The silence phenomenon I’m not sure if this is the same for all hikers, but all the noise, questioning, billeting that goes on inside your own head falls completely silent when you take that first step. Some people go walking because … Continue reading Caging the ‘uncageable’ – Keeping sane during lockdown