Ann Marie Walters

31 Flips | 7 Magazines | 1 Like | @AnnMarieWalters | Keep up with Ann Marie Walters on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ann Marie Walters”

Will Pipelines Destroy Our Thru-Hikes?

In Virginia, where the Appalachian National Scenic Trail is crossed by more black bears and wild boars than humans, where the trail runs through hardwood forest, dark rhododendron thickets, and mountain laurel tunnels, long-distance hiker Jennifer Pharr Davis soaked her feet in a cold creek before …

Hiking

Scientists Have Discovered A Delete Button Inside The Brain! • World News

There’s an old saying that goes “there’s strength in numbers”. Well, this is also true for neurons (nerve cells). The more neural activity there is …

How writing 750 words a day could change your life

Every morning, people around the world participate in an almost religious ritual. Shortly after waking, they curl up with a journal and pen or pencil. They start writing, and they don’t stop until they’ve filled at least three hand-written pages—about 750 words.<p>The routine is called Morning Pages, …

Sites-Marmot_US-Site

The page you are looking for is either unavailable or no longer on our website. Please click here to return to the home page. If you were attempting …

4 Books That Will Make You a Better Writer

These books feature great writing, and will help you hone your writing skills too.<p>Even if you don't define yourself as a writer, entrepreneurs are creating written materials every day: sales proposals, marketing emails, business plans, and countless other things. If you can't tell your story in a …

These Instagrammers’ Bullet Journals are organizational masterpieces

I’ve struggled with staying organized for as long as I have been accountable to others. In college, I used a very specific Moleskine planner that combined calendar pages with note-taking space. In the working world, I switched to a digital calendar, but no combination of systems, apps, or programs …

Productivity

What's a Bullet Journal and Why You Need It in Your Life

The 15 best books to read on your commute

Our friends at Amazon put together a list of the best books for your commute. Whether they're divided into small chapters, filled with tips to get you ahead at work, or just feature a train prominently, these 15 books are perfect for reading on the way to and from the office.<p>We've included blurbs …

27 Amazing Campgrounds In America For When You Need Chill Vibes

America the zen.

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

17 Memoirs By Women You Should Add To Your Reading List

Looking for some end-of-summer reading? We have some women's stories to suggest -- 17 of them, in fact.<p>The remarkable women on this list of unputdownable memoirs have shared the most personal and painful parts of their lives through their writing. They have suffered from mental illness, escaped …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris Selects 12 Books Everyone Should Read

From Bertrand Russell to the Buddha, or why you should spend a weekend reading the Qur’an.<p>On an excellent recent episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> — one of these nine podcasts for a fuller life — neuroscientist <b>Sam Harris</b> answered a listener’s question inquiring what books everyone should read. As a …

20 Books You Can’t Put Down For Summer Reading

What makes you feel like it’s really summer?For me, it’s a week at the beach with a beach chair, umbrella, a cooler full of drinks, and my Kindle …

What science tells us about the pursuit of happiness

The idea that we can achieve happiness by maximising pleasure and minimising pain is both intuitive and popular. The truth is, however, very …

Drinking Five Cups of Coffee a Day Might Be Good For You After All

Good news for people who drink a crap ton of coffee: It may actually be good for you. According to the <i>Washington Post</i>, a new report just released by the federal government's Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee says consumption of between three and five cups of coffee per day "is tied to several …

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

Once-In-a-Lifetime Backpacking Trips

Benton MacKaye Trail<p>Like a miniature Appalachian Trail, the Benton MacKaye Trai follows the Appalachian mountains of the southeast U.S. and shares a …

Once-In-a-Lifetime Backpacking Trips

Tahoe Rim Trail<p>Tucked among the northern Sierra Nevada and Carson mountain ranges, the Tahoe Rim Trail roughly circles Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine …

Once-In-a-Lifetime Backpacking Trips

The Long Trail<p>The great grandfather of all long distance trails, the Long Trail follows the main ridge of the Green Mountains through Vermont, from …

Hiking

Once-In-a-Lifetime Backpacking Trips

Colorado Trail<p>Cutting a diagonal line across the state, the Colorado Trail stretches from Denver to Durango through six wilderness areas and eight …

Hiking

Once-In-a-Lifetime Backpacking Trips

Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail<p>Leading hikers from the Continental Divide to the Pacific Ocean, this 1,200-mile stretch contains the best …

Here's another - yes - 'coffee is good for you' study

There’s more evidence that coffee can be downright good for you.<p>A study of South Korean coffee consumers found moderate drinkers are less likely to have signs of blocked arteries than people who drank no coffee — or those who drank five or more cups a day.<p>People who drank three to just under five …

U.S. Health Agencies May Officially Deem Coffee a Healthy Drink

2014 photo “Coffee” by Sam Howzit<p>The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group appointed by the USDA and the Department of Health and Human …

Solo Travel As A Woman: Safety Tips And The Most Dangerous Places In The World For Women Revealed

You only have to look at the travel blogs on HuffPost UK Lifestyle to see that solo travel is becoming more and more popular among women.<p>But while …

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

How To Turn Happiness From A Goal Into A Lifestyle

I'm not going to kid myself or anyone else by thinking I've got life figured out. I'm like everyone else with so much that I still struggle to get. …

Reading On A Screen Before Bed Might Be Killing You

You've heard that using screens before bedtime can mess with your sleep, but new research suggests the problem is even more serious.<p>Reading from an iPad before bed not only makes it harder to fall asleep, but also impacts how sleepy and alert you are the next day, according to new research from …