Making sure quitting is not an option...
Even after a few minutes in heavy traffic many drivers show signs of road rage. Something that also increase their risk of heart attacks, accidents and stress - Compare that to walking a few minutes in nature and the exact opposite is more likely to happen
Expectations comes in many forms - some of them are our own, in our backpack - other expectations are from those around us
What we focus on seems to me to define us more than we realize, no matter if we walk away from it or towards it.
Habits are a bit like places... or maybe we can also see them as trails? Notes on habits, recovery and paths
Umbrella vs boots - seeing what we lack The double envy paradox Text and illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt Often the grass can look greener on the other side, as we focus on what we lack instead of what we have. The good thing is that by talking together we can get the other side of... Continue Reading →
21. March 2019 The walk of life is one of the most used metaphors in our language and in making sense of landscapes of understandings
Logbook note: How to think is one of the classic questions in philosophy - And most of the great thinkers were not in doubt - thinking is better on foot
Logbook 30. August 2018 - Thoughts on that special moment you make it past the last trail-marker, to become a thru-hiker
Logbook 22. August 2018. Walking together is a unique way to connect with people that can be hard to reach in any other way
Logbook 19. August 2018 - Sketch - Crazy how, where-ever you are, you can feel at home as soon as you are in your tent
Logbook 16. Aug. 2018 - Time is such a strange thing. When hiking we define progress in steps taken in the right direction. Time seems to be something else
Hiking Logbook 15. August 2018, In a glimpse on the trail, a thought flicker through my mind - could it be, was that me?
Logbook 9. August 2018 - Sketches of different styles of walking tell a lot about us, not just how we feel at the moment but also in a much larger time frame
Quote by Maya Angelou Amazing wanderer exploring, writing and combining winding paths inside and outside her head for more than eighty years
Logbook 17 Nov. 2017 If trains where free for musicians, when my feet turns the other way around, and trees talk Text and drawings by Frits Ahlefeldt, Hiking.org I've been drawing up thoughts and understandings today, wondering about things like trains, feet and sunsets, while sketching watercolors of what-ever came to my mind: Here are... Continue Reading →
To get closer to what wishful thinking is I have looked at a number of classic places and ways to engage in wishful thinking. From sending things out in the universe, to watch shooting stars, throw coins in wishing wells, hang out with unicorns, good fairies, wizards and eating fortune cookies