mental illness

On the Path to Healing & Hiking for Mental Health

On the Path to Healing & Hiking for Mental Health

I’m sure to most of you it is a no brainer that there are some physical health benefits to hiking. It can help you control your weight, blood pressure and...

Jan 31, 2017 : Stubbs
The Trail Towards Mental Health

The Trail Towards Mental Health

Four years ago I was diagnosed with Bipolar Type 2, at the age of 35. I was perpetually at the whim of my emotions, which often cycled drastically in the...

Dec 16, 2015 : Amy Bee
Amended “Why I’m Hiking PCT” A.K.A. Why I Am Already Free, TYVM

Amended “Why I’m Hiking PCT” A.K.A. Why I Am Already Free, TYVM

Dear Readers: Four years ago, at age 35, I was diagnosed with a few fun mental disorders: Bipolar 2, Borderline Personality and Major Depressive. This wasn’t a surprise to me;...

Nov 22, 2015 : Amy Bee
Hiking for My Life

Hiking for My Life

Trigger Warning: Suicidal Thoughts   Buckle in kiddos, this is going to be kind of a downer. I'm really hoping this post doesn't come off as too self-indulgent. Part of...

Oct 13, 2014 : Erin Tate