Nothing new for anyone, but I have been struggling from stress of late… how good is it? It is human nature to be stressed, so you just have to embrace it (which I know is easier said than done). I often fall victim to this and just continue to do the same thing, believing that I will achieve a different result.
In order to turn things around, I decided it was time to ‘rethink’ my choices and refresh by getting back into nature. The cold crisp winter air of Europe sends tingles down your spine, especially when you have grown up in the Southern Hemisphere, namely Australia. This has been particularly difficult for me, and it became time, not to change, but to embrace the situation.
On the weekend just gone, I went to Homolje mountains.
As an FYI – I am a digital nomad and currently residing in Belgrade Serbia (this is the time I usually pause for laughter and then a WTFudge? Serbia?).
Nothing... comes close to refreshing me as getting outside and back into nature.
Studies have shown the following from outdoor activities:
In his essay Nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote,
“a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.”
I was fortunate to travel with Via Serbia (Click here for their Facebook) ….http://bit.ly/2nprgL4
They are an amazing group lead by true outdoors people and were kind enough to let me speak on the top of the mountain. I focused on the topic of the energy/waste hierarchy and their impact on sustainability.
I gave an example from that day…...namely we stopped at a bee farm and talked about how we could have:
CAPTION: me… being the human waste hierarchy triangle
It was an amazing day and really hit the refresh button on my life, I encourage you to get out this winter and embrace the cold air.
So where can you go camping next?
or just somewhere local? Can't wait to hear from you.
Rethink Reduce Reuse,
This is a shout out to all the good times that you can have with a camping hammock. The one word I think of when it comes to relaxation.
I think of it as the laziest we product we have and laziness represents a sense of freedom