TALK 12 - San Francisco REI (Part Three)

The second person to walk into the room for this talk is a woman with kind eyes. There is always at least one person like this, and Iā€™m drawn to them like a moth to a flame when I give this talk. A lot of what I discuss is heavy, and to avoid looking at the ground or doing this talk with my eyes closed, I try to identify a handful of people to whom I can deliver some of the more impactful parts of the story.

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Loving yourself can save the world.

Unless you're like me and like to go around the block to get next door, one must come before the other. If you can't be in community with yourself, if you can't show up for yourself, if you aren't comfortable being alone with your thoughts, good luck being in community. If you don't know who you are, what you bring to the table, and why you want what you want, you're not fully showing up.

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Happy Birthday, Hiking My Feelings!

Since we started the first tour back in October, we've had the opportunity to share this story with thousands of people, via the tour stops themselves, podcast interviews, written works, and of course, on the trail. Every single action you take makes this dream a reality, and with your help, we're breaking open tough conversations around the trauma we've experienced and how the outdoors can help us heal.

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