A Passion for the Outdoors

A Passion for the Outdoors

Imagine my delight when I read about an independent film, 23 Feet, about people who choose to live simply to do what they love in the great outdoors. The film’s producers profile people who “have made the conscious choice to live simply to do what they...
How Does Where You Live Impact Your Life?

How Does Where You Live Impact Your Life?

I am convinced the geographic location, or where we live and spend most of our time, has a massive impact on our lives. I am not alone in this belief as you can read in this Robert Wood Johnson report. Lately, I’ve been thinking a great deal about the profound impact...
Potential Danger in Adirondack Lifestyle Cited

Potential Danger in Adirondack Lifestyle Cited

It is a well known secret that living in the Adirondacks can be dangerous to one’s workaholic tendencies. I was reminded of this while reading today’s article in the New York Times, “Outdoors and out of Reach, Studying the Brain.” The author...
The Adirondacks and Energy of Place

The Adirondacks and Energy of Place

On one hand, I believe one can always find a piece of nature to enjoy, even in a large metropolitan area such as New York City. I’ve traveled enough for business to places I’d otherwise never visit and always manage to sniff out decent options for trail runs, bike...
New Study Cites the Psychological Benefits of Wilderness

New Study Cites the Psychological Benefits of Wilderness

Honestly, this really is a totally, brand new study. I was delighted when I read the newly published article late last night; I could not believe my luck. The author of this news story in the Huffington Post describes a number of recent studies that show spending time...
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