Tag: What Does the World Need More Of?

Bikepacking Diaries 008: What’s The Point Of A One Nighter?

“What’s the point of only going out for one night?” Ian grumbled as we sipped hot coffee from the comfort of our couch. “There might be lessons for us. Who knows!” I grinned, eager to get outside. “This could be the trip where I… Continue Reading “Bikepacking Diaries 008: What’s The Point Of A One Nighter?”

The World Needs More Free Lemonade

What does the world need more of? The world needs more free lemonade. It needs random acts of kindness, more costumes and meaningful conversation with strangers. We brought it all to the desert outside of Moab, Utah. My banana business partner Country Courtney joined… Continue Reading “The World Needs More Free Lemonade”

The World Needs More Pot and Mushrooms

Ozark National Forest, Arkansas Country Courtney and I stood in the parking lot of a Love’s gas station, drinking shitty coffee, when a man with a big black truck pulled up next to us. He pointed to the canoe on top of Courtney’s car.… Continue Reading “The World Needs More Pot and Mushrooms”

My First Week Working in Wilderness Therapy

In one week of wilderness therapy, I saw over twenty shooting stars from my sleeping bag.  Like clockwork, I was awoken by worried whispers at 3am, by a student who needed to go to the bathroom.  Each day I watched the snow melt off… Continue Reading “My First Week Working in Wilderness Therapy”

Nature Teaches Us To Say: “WOAH!”

We need to immerse ourselves in wild spaces- frequently and admirably. Outwardly praising beauty is healthy for hearts. In our day to do lives, we need to say “WOAH!” more often. This past weekend Outdoor Alex and I (WilderBeth) backpacked in the beautiful Pisgah… Continue Reading “Nature Teaches Us To Say: “WOAH!””

Covid Series: The World Needs More Raw Resiliency

Guest writer: Diana San Francisco, California This time is unprecedented. We are in a constant state of grief in some ways. We are grieving our old ways of life, our time with others, and for some the biggest grieving of all, the deaths of… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Raw Resiliency”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Collaboration

Asheville, North Carolina Oh baby covid! You are shaking and rattling life as we know it. These days, it is best to pee in a bottle in your car. You can’t trust gas station restrooms- they are disease ridden! For some van life/car life… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Collaboration”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Patience

Guest writer: Carleigh Richmond, Virginia I take care of sick people for a living. I have held hands of those that were dying. I have celebrated with those receiving another chance at life. I have seen people on their worst days and their best.… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Patience”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Self Sustainability

Guest writer: Jess Belmont, North Carolina Though I am not doing much these days, social distancing with my parents at their house in Belmont, NC the days are going by rapidly. I came home two weeks ago from New York. Not from New York… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Self Sustainability”

Covid Series: The World Needs More Community Action

Guest writer: Delaney Charlotte, North Carolina I am currently quarantined in a 5 bedroom stone cottage. The streets outside still bustle with activity as Charlotte is filled with gym going junkies with gym withdrawal. Everyone is biking, running, and walking along with all variety… Continue Reading “Covid Series: The World Needs More Community Action”