Finding your inner peace can be a bit difficult when you have other obstacles that is lingering you down. My way out was outdoor hiking. The imbalance hormones, the mommy body, the lost of interest. The thought of losing weight was definitely my first. I never liked the gym. Spending ten dollars or more every month can go for gas. That is what I had done and fortunately, I have my main supporters helped me.
There was a quote I saw on Facebook that I totally can relate to myself.
“Nature is your therapy.”
I have never thought that nature was my therapy and to know that I have grown so much in two years, I am bless to say that nature IS my therapy. I am healthy, physically and emotionally.
Finding your inner peace and your main supporters does go hand in hand. Nature is your friend to renew yourself. So make sure to find a buddy and take them hiking.
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Ever question yourself where to start on a day hike? Well, many beginner’s do and don’t worry, I have a few tips you can take.
Finding a trail can be hard to begin. I’d say, start on an easy trail near home. Or you can plan a trip to a National Park. You don’t want to start on a strenuous trail and not go ever again. Do a little research where you would like start. For taking trails near home, you can go on the city website and find their “things to do” section. They have tons of stuff to do that you never thought your city have. Or download the All Trails app to find the trails you’re planning.
The picture below was taken at the San Joaquin River Gorge. It’s about 35 mins to 45mins from home. This trail is broken up to sections. The beginning is easy until you pass the bridge, the trail gets a little moderate.
If you decided to plan a trip out of town, find out the trail in the city or park you’re heading. Sometime, they will provide you a pdf map. It’s always a great idea to download it.
I’ve been to a trail that I was unprepared for and thankfully the national park have an informational hut. There, it have a rough map that I took a photo of.
Eventually, I was able to lead my group to Moro Rock. It was a fun easy trail for everyone. Unfortunately, my mobile phone was out of battery, so there was no photos of Moro Rock.
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