Time to Unpack: Clearing Your Mind By Backpacking

One of my favorite memoirs-turned-movie is Wild written and experienced by Cheryl Strayed. Wild tells the story about how Cheryl backpack hiked the Pacific Crest Trail after suffering extreme loss in her life. She used the trail as an attempt to set herself right after getting off track (no pun intended hehe) in the real world. At 26, she had lost her mom, went through … Continue reading Time to Unpack: Clearing Your Mind By Backpacking

Escaping Rumination

Overthinking. Fixation. Rumination. Whatever you want to call it, I do it and I know I’m not the only. The act of rumination is essentially thinking about something to the point where you literally drive yourself crazy on a thought or series of thoughts. For me, rumination typically happens when I think of something that’s gone wrong or something that has the potential to go … Continue reading Escaping Rumination