Be yourself – your way — Living a Wholistic Life
This is a wonderful article with tips on being yourself. In a world with social media, and attempting to portray the perfect life, this is a truly important post. Be yourself, everyone else is taken – Oscar Wilde This is one of my favourite quotes and although it was coined years ago, it is still…
Prayer for anxiety…Calm my troubled heart
I am focusing on anxiety during for this week’s affirmation. I haven’t posted a prayer for a while, so, I thought my weekly article would be a great time to post a prayer for anxiety, to assist in calming our troubled hearts. This prayer is from The Graceful Chapter. Here’s a bit about them: As…
Wholistic Hiking: Are you too old to hike? Exercises Like Hiking May Improve or Prevent Age-Related Cognitive Decline
Love it or hate it, exercise is part of life. I’m on the side of “hate it”. For me, hiking is really the only form of exercise I like. I don’t consider hiking as exercise. I guess that’s the key, to find a form of exercise that is fun. Researchers are finding that individuals who…
Traditional cooking tips…Soak brown rice and other grains to get rid of phytic acid and make them more digestible.
Whole grains, such as brown rice, wheat, oats, etc, contain phytic acid, which stores phosphorus for the young bean plant. The problem comes when we … Traditional cooking tips…Soak brown rice and other grains to get rid of phytic acid and make them more digestible.
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My Spiritual Journey: The Meaning of the Forest
I grew up in North East South Dakota, in the middle of the great plains region of the United States. I was surrounded by beautiful prairie and farmland, but very few forests. Most of my life, I only saw forests on vacations. It wasn’t until I began traveling the world, that I discovered just how…
This blog began its life with another name, My Walk in the Woods. As I have changed over the past few years, this blog, which has been dormant for some time, needs to be revived with a new name and a new look. Welcome to The Wholistic Hiker, where I combine my love of hiking…
The Butterfly and The Day Lily
Do you believe in signs? To be completely honest, I’m not sure whether or not I do. However, I couldn’t help notice the special moment when a Tiger Swallowtail butterfly landed on an orange day lily one day when I was walking Max. I captured that special moment in the photo below. Max and I…
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