Category Archives for "Adventure"

Everyone’s “mountain” is different

This quote changed everything for me. I was working a corporate job that left me feeling unfilled when I made the scary decision to climb that damn mountain.⁣ Everyone’s “mountain” is different, but each of us deserves the chance to climb our mountains. ⁣

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Building Community is Key to Our Wellness

Being part of a strong community has been shown to have tremendous positive effects on our mental health and emotional wellbeing. Community involvement provides a sense of belonging and social connectedness. People who have a supportive community have been shown to have a healthier mindset, improved self-worth, and greater enjoyment in life. Plus having a […]

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The 7 Most Efficient Ways to Complete the Stress Cycle

​The holidays can be a magical time of year BUT they can also be super stressful. Whether you’re meeting up with family or hanging with friends or having a quieter time at home, the end of the year can bring up all kinds of stressors and overwhelm. All of our emotions are a cycle — […]

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6-types-of-self-care

It can be really tough to remember to put ourselves first. But when we give, give, give without replenishing ourselves, it’s like we’re tackling a mountain on an empty stomach. We need to be fully resourced to face the world. Practicing restorative selfcare is one of the ways we can ensure that we’re fueled up […]

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What Does Wellness Actually Mean for Real People?

We’ve been hearing a lot about wellness lately — it’s having a moment — but what does wellness actually mean for real people? For me, wellness means whatever makes us feel whole, full, and good. And this is exactly why the outdoors is the perfect vehicle for wellness. Getting out into the wild allows us […]

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Zion National Park trip

Want to experience an iconic National Park with other amazing, adventurous women of color? Zion National Park is awe-inspiring with its red-rock desert features, high-altitude forests, and the iconic Virgin River. This is a bucket bucket-list destination for many outdoor enthusiasts, and on this 4-day adventure you’ll get to experience all aspects of the stunning […]

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Entrepreneur Anniversary

I saw a Facebook memory this week reminding me that 9 years ago, I walked into my manager’s office and put in my two week notice. 9 years ago, I took the ultimate chance on myself and my dreams and my vision. 9 years ago, I quit my corporate job and never looked back. The […]

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Sleeping Under The Stars

Have you ever passed up on an opportunity or adventure because you felt like your folks didn’t do things like that? In other words, have you deemed something, anything, as “White People Shit?” If you know the Color Outside story, you know one of the first meetups I had was on a hike where we […]

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Are You Talking Yourself Out Of Joy?

Have you ever consciously made the decision to not get too happy, too comfortable, too “fill-in-the-blank” simply because IF something happened you didn’t want to be disappointed? Example: Let’s say you’re up for a promotion at work. Instead of allowing yourself to be excited and think about the possibilities, you squash those feelings of excitement so […]

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Put It On A Post-It

There’s this thing I do. I write reminders to myself on Post-It Notes. I’m not talking about what I need to grab at the store, or my to-do list. I write down badass notes to myself.Notes that reaffirm Greatness. Joy. Soul-stirring Adventure. Then I place them in the most random places, so when I least […]

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