National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) offers a variety of courses for wilderness medicine, including Wilderness First Aid (WFA), Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA), Wilderness First Responder (WFR), and Wilderness EMT (WEMT) courses. Each has its differences and advantages. Read to help decide which course is best for you!
October 10th is World Mental Health Day. In light of the last few years (and our general human condition), I find mental health has been more openly discussed, but we have a long way to go before it’s truly destigmatized. Here are the top ten ways I have positively affected my mental health and the […]
October is my favorite time of the year, without a doubt. I would live endlessly in October. Not only is it my birthday month (10/4, baby!), but it’s also Physical Therapy Month (my beloved career) AND Pumpkin Spice Season! Read more for my Bucket List this autumn season.
In 2011, I set out on a grand adventure with my dear friend, Jacquie, who was studying monkeys in the Ecuadorian Amazon. On a ski day together in New York, we plotted to join forces in Ecuador and climb Mount Cotopaxi. We heard you had to “ice climb” up Cotopaxi and decided to hire a […]
A classic hike in New England, I finally crossed the Franconia Ridge Trail off my hiking bucket list with Nichole! We were blessed with a beautiful day, albeit a wee bit windy, and minimal people encountered. With 9 miles and >4K of elevation gain, this hike is some effort, but well worth the reward for bagging two more of the New Hampshire 48–Mount Lincoln and Mount Lafayette!
Beauty and cosmetic products can have a lot of harmful ingredients! Learn how to clean up your go-to products with this post.
Learn more about tapping and EFT, including how-to and my favorite videos.
Ready for the adult, outdoorsy version of the “going on a picnic” game?! Here it is! This is the essential A to Z list of everything you need for your next camping trip! Keep in mind, certain seasons and locations will have more specific needs, but this is a great place to start for the essentials! Whether you’re planning your first camping trip or a seasoned camper, let this be a little reminder of how to best be prepared! I am curious – what else would you add to the list?
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