The Power of Connection

The Power of Connection | Written by Shelley Roberts Bendall Nothing gets me jazzed up more than making a connection. Luckily, I get to do a lot of that for my job. I coordinate a couple of community-wide accreditation programs and through that I get to meet many people from all walks of life. I […]

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Gratitude for Mother Nature

Mara here. Today we reflect on what we are thankful for. At Hike Like A Woman we are for sure thankful for Mother Nature. But it goes much deeper than simply saying “I’m thankful.” So Ambassadors Madelene, Katheryn Jones, Sierra, and Lauren detail just exactly why they are grateful for Mother Nature. I will also […]

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Let’s be a Force of Nature, for Nature

We are celebrating women in the outdoors through REI’s #ForceOfNature project. This is not a sponsored post, we just want to keep sharing our thoughts and feelings about what it means to be a Force of Nature. Let’s be a #ForceOfNature, for #Nature at @hikelikeawoman w/ @REI Click To Tweet Mother Earth. We need to […]

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The Truth About Anorexia With Alexandra

Meet Alexandra. Alexandra is a student, a hiker and an outdoor woman who is very honest about her struggle with the eating disorder Anorexia Nervosa. I’m not going to lie, this was a hard interview to prepare for, a hard interview to record and a hard interview to edit because sometimes it’s challenging to talk about […]

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Big, Huge Grateful Hearts (+ a holiday picnic)

Big, Huge Grateful Hearts (+ a holiday picnic) #holidayadventure @hikelikeawoman Click To Tweet It’s Christmas morning and I’ve deleted my previously scheduled post to write what is on my heart today. My kids and husband are buried in legos. Big, fat snowflakes are falling outside my window. And I’m on my 2nd cup of hot […]

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A Moment of Thanks

“The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs is more of its people to appreciate and enjoy it.”     […]

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How to be thankful every single day

  This afternoon I chased a group of kids around cross-country ski trails. The entire time beautiful gigantic snowflakes were falling from the sky. My skis were fast. The kids were all smiles and jokes, and instantly I was grateful. I was thankful for the beautiful snow covered trails. I was thankful for the opportunity […]

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