Olivia Szatko

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10 Common Beginner Hiking Mistakes - Page 2 of 2

6. Not Knowing Your Pack<p>Your pack is an extension of your body. If you know it well, you will hike happily. Knowing your pack inside and out will …

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Guided Inn-based Hiking Tours

Inn to Inn - Camping Combo<br>On this trip we combine backcountry lodge accommodations with one or more nights of camping.<p>On our Inn to Inn Treks you'll …

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The Grace of Greece

I recently visited Greece, and found myself face to face with the marvelous place that attracted more than 26 million tourists this year from all over the world.<p>Athens the capital, evokes the very origins of civilization. The city, its streets, museums, and monuments submerge the tourist in a time …

What’s probably killing your motivation right now, and how to stop it

• <b>Believing that you have to be perfect</b><b></b> puts on a lot of pressure and creates disappointment in your performance, no matter how well you perform. Nobody likes to fail and sometimes we avoid doing the things that make us feel bad about ourselves. • <b><br>Comparing yourself to others</b><b></b> is a real time-waster and …

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10 Great Pleasure Hikes in the U.S.A.

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Hiking is one outdoor activity that just about anyone old enough to walk can enjoy. Some trails, however, are more challenging than others.<p>If you’re new to the world of hiking—or are a seasoned pro hoping to introduce the younger generation to the joys of walking in the …

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Rainbow Over Bryce Canyon

Chasing Away the Blues: Depression Is a Symptom of Stress... and Exercise Is a Treatment

I'm a total stressed-out mess. It's so ironic, because I literally teach a class on how bad stress is for our bodies, and yet I have a hard time internalizing the lessons. There's just so much to do! There is no doubt that our society puts a lot of pressure on us to take on more than we can handle. …

How to beat stress: a complete and relaxing guide

Britain: you're stressed.<p>That, in three words, was the basic message of a wide-ranging Bupa study back in 2013, which looked at the behaviours of 10,000 people and concluded that 44pc were in the throes of stress, with 27pc "close to breaking point".<p>“If left unchecked for a prolonged period of …

How a Simple Technique Can Help Transform Stress

Feeling Stressed? Try R.A.I.N.<p>Normally when we encounter a stressor, we react in a habitual, mindless way, which tends to increase (or even cause) suffering. R.A.I.N. is an elegant process that can help us see more clearly and transform our relationship with difficult situations.<p>WHAT DOES IT STAND …

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10 Habits That Will Clear Your Mind And Cultivate Happiness

People say, “Happiness starts from within.”<p>Nothing could be more true.<p>You can’t expect anyone or anything to give you the fulfillment you crave. You …

12 Tips For Achieving Massive Success In Your Life & Business

One of the greatest drives of all human beings is the drive to <b>succeed</b> – the drive to improve, to make progress. It is by making progress that we feel …

3 Decisions You Should Make TODAY to Take Control of Your Life

Let’s face it, changing can be difficult, but you must if you want to take your power back and be in the driver’s seat of your life. There are three …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

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6 Habits Of People Who Accomplish Everything On Their To-Do Lists

Does your to-do list take days to complete? Some people have figured out the secrets to getting everything done on time.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Few things are quite as fulfilling as scratching that …

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

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Avoid These 8 Excuses -- They're Success Repellent

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you desire success, you really have to want it.<p>Take a step back for a minute and think of a few successful people you know. How did they put themselves in that position? They surely didn’t get lucky. They simply wanted it -- they …

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10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

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FourChords makes learning songs on guitar quick and easy

If you want to learn to play your favorite songs on guitar, but have no clue how to read notes and tabs, you might be continually frustrated with …

How Sitting Is Harming Your Body and What You Can Do to Counter Its Perils

“Bodies are built for motion — not for stillness.”<p>More than a century after Thoreau’s magnificent manifesto for the rewards of walking and the evils of sitting, we have finally put data around the all too obvious fact that the human body, a marvelous machine animated by motion, is not meant for …

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3D's 2015 Appalachian Trail Journal : Day 174

Here is but one of the thousands of remarkable and varied mushrooms that sprout along the AT... especially in Maine with its many ponds, streams, …

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20 Female Solo Travel Bloggers Share Tips For First-Timers

Would you travel across the world by yourself?<p>That’s a question travelers are not only answering with a resounding <i>yes</i>, but the idea itself is more …

10 Ways to Save Money While Backpacking Europe

This is a guest post from Amy, who is one half of the duo over at Two Drifters. Since we haven’t really travelled around Europe all that much, we’re …

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