Science of Smiling :D

“Use these moments to energize yourself for the day ahead. First, smile. Whatever you feel like, make yourself smile. It has been shown that even if you fake a smile, it can improve your mood." How an old landlord taught me to smile and feel good at a time when I needed it!

Thoughts and thought patterns..

“Cultivate contentment by resolutely refusing to be frightened by shadows or to see trouble where there is none. We can accomplish much toward curing ourselves of fretting and worrying by refusing to be misled by a foreboding imagination.” Sometimes, even when hiking, especially long distances, my mind tends to wander. I’ll run through all the... Continue Reading →

Service to others..

“No life is worthwhile if the daily service is for self alone." Growth in Silence: The Undertone of Life by Susanna Cocroft 1917 It is easy to feel somewhat useless and a little sad during these times of isolation. I don’t think we are meant to be so idle and disconnected from our community like this!... Continue Reading →

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click the... Continue Reading →

Intro

Hi! I'm Kristen. I love nature, hiking, food, exercise..and I think I'm addicted to learning and thinking! I am on the HUNT for knowledge and info that resonates with me and inspires me to live or think differently. And the number one thing I want to do is share it with you! I do my... Continue Reading →

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