My Why

I get asked all the time “why” I spend so much time wandering amongst the trees. Hours to days to weeks disconnected. No matter the season. When I am out there I can smell the trees and the flowers, I can feel the sun or the snow falling on my face, hear the crunch of the rocks or snow under my shoes, see the breathtaking beauty of the undisturbed landscape, and taste the crisp cool water from mountain streams. I live life with all 5 senses. Appreciating what it truly means to be alive.

It is peace, clarity, the ability to be. To just breathe. I listen to the silence. And what it is To truly disconnect to reconnect.

A quote from Erika Nortemann says “To lift your spirits, spend time in nature. She will lend you her power until you become aware of your own”

This is my why, what is yours?

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