Jason Demers

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25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

The Gear You Need to Stay Clean(ish) in the Backcountry

The tools and strategies you need to maintain proper hygiene on long camping trips<p>Sure, everyone lets their normal hygiene ritual slip a bit in the backcountry. That’s part of the fun and freedom of it, right? But there’s still a cleanliness bar to clear if you’re going to stay happy and healthy. …

Backpacking

How to Make Your Car Last Longer in Four Easy Steps

Every driver knows the importance of oil changes and routine maintenance to help keep any car ticking, and air filters clog, brake pads wear out, and serpentine belts stretch as the miles add up. Usually there are warning signs that let you know something is off, but there could be things you’re …

Autonomous Cars

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

15 Biggest Deathbed Regrets You're Likely to Have (And How You Can Avoid Them) | HelloCare

You know what’s sad? It isn’t growing old or even that we die. What’s depressing is to find ourselves old and lying on our deathbeds wishing we had …

Happiness

Where land meets sea: 6 phenomenal coastal hikes around the world

LITTLE BEATS HIKING ON THE COAST — the crashing of the water, the often dramatic rise of the land, the feeling of adventure. Following a path through …

Hiking

10 Things I Had to Give Up to Heal My Anxiety

This post is by Benjamin Foley, Writer @ Observer, CNBC “AdaptThe post 10 Things I Had to Give Up to Heal My Anxiety appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

5 De-Bloating, Skin-Clearing Spices You Need in Your Diet

Did you know that gut health is essential for not only digestion but mood, immunity, and even your skin? And if you're needing a little assistance in any of these areas, it's time to spice up your diet — literally. Holistic Nutritionist and skin-care expert, Paula Simpson, co-founder of Zea Skin …

The Week in Reading: The Best New Book Releases for March 14, 2017

Welcome to the sixth edition of The Week in Reading, a weekly column that pulls together the best new books being released each week a full day …

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This Simple Ancient Japanese Technique Can Relieve Stress and Anxiety in Under 10 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become …

Self-improvement

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

The One Thing That Makes Love Work

You can’t walk down the street at this time of year without seeing a schmaltzy couple draped over each other or a window full of love hearts. Whether …

What belongs in medical kits for climbers and hikers? | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - For mountain climbers and hikers, injuries often include broken bones, sprains and skin wounds, but many don’t carry the right supplies for the injuries and illnesses they are most likely to face, a recent study found.<p>Researchers analyzed data from 11 previous studies of injuries …

Climbing

Why You Need to Do More Cardio

Ditch the intervals. You need more aerobic exercise instead.<p>You want great fitness results and you want them fast. That’s why, nowadays, fitness is all about high-intensity interval training (HIIT)—burpees, bootcamps, and Tabatas pushing us to the edge of death, followed by a protein shake. Plenty …

6 ways to stop your body feeling old

Age is not an excuse<p>Many believe that muscle pain and stiffness are due to general old age and are just an inevitable part in the ageing process. But …

23 science fiction and fantasy novels to read this March

Stories of robots, revolutions, and space empires<p>It’s March, which means that there’s a whole new slate of books ready to crowd our bookshelves — books about robots, revolutions, and vast space empires to tear into.<p>Earlier this year, I mentioned that I’m trying to expand my reading horizons in …

The Pantry Staples That Improve Your Gut, Liver, and Hormone Health

Raise your hand if your bathroom cupboard is brimming with creams, potions, elixirs, and tinctures that promise to deliver healthy, stress-free skin? …

9 Habits for Eliminating Negativity From Your Life | Inc.com

<i>How can I avoid negativity? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela-Canovic, Productivity Hacker, Writer, and Entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, on Quora:</b><p>By adopting a positive mindset …

Happiness

7 Mindfulness Techniques That Literally Rewire Your Brain to Let Go of Anxiety and Worry

Anxiety is a big problem for many people in America. According to recent statistics, more than 3.3 million people in the US suffer from an anxiety …

Mindfulness

When To Replace Your Climbing Rope

A climber’s rope is a lifeline, a vital door that opens the way to many vertical adventures. It is so important that knowing when to replace your …

Philip Pullman unveils epic fantasy trilogy The Book of Dust

Philip Pullman has ended years of speculation by announcing that The Book of Dust, an epic fantasy trilogy that will stand alongside his bestselling series, His Dark Materials, will be published in October around the world.<p>The as-yet-untitled first volume of The Book of Dust, due out on 19 October, …

Books

Review: Good To-Go Dehydrated Meals for Backpacking and Hunting

Last September I headed to Colorado on my very first elk hunt. I was 12 miles back in the Zirkel Mountain wilderness for eight days. I knew that it …

Backpacking

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Lessons from meditating with the Dalai Lama

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the past two months, I have been a changed man. It is hard to fully describe, except to say my mood is mostly sunny and more patient than usual.<p>In the past, my family and friends would've typically described me as pleasant but hurried. My baseline restlessness and edginess, however, …

Meditation

Two Towers: The Wild Sea Stacks of Tasmania

Ben Rueck and Mayan Smith-Gobat push their limits on the ephemeral and frigid sea stacks of Tasmanian<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

Climbing

A Beginners Guide To Sport Climbing Anchors

So you’re hooked on sport climbing and love the feeling of flying up bolted faces on immaculate rock. But the top of sport climbing routes can be …

Best Mountain Quotes to Inspire the Adventure in You

There is something humbling about mountains. Maybe it’s their tall and grandiose appearance or the initial intimidation when you cast your eyes on …

Mountaineering

Hike Through 7 European Countries on this Epic Trail

The Via Dinarica is poised to become one of the world’s top trekking destinations.<p>Twenty years ago, the Balkans seemed an unlikely spot to go trekking. Torn apart by bitter conflict, Yugoslavia painfully splintered, and borders between the new republics were better known for acrimonious rifts than …

European Travel