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Everything I Needed to Know About Life I Learned From Mountain Biking

A man mountain bikes near Wade Lake in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest.

Whizzing down the mountain, the wind whips against your face and gives you an exhilarating rush. The tires of your bike roll beneath you down the rickety path as you give yourself to the gravity of the mountain. When you slam the brakes to avoid an oncoming tree, your wheels skid at a 45-degree angle, […]

The Healing Power of Exploring the Outdoors


Have you ever felt stressed and then decided to take a walk outside to calm down? Did it work? Most likely, you returned to the setting you came from in a better headspace. Many reasons explain the healing power of exploring the outdoors. Some of these include a breath of fresh air, the color green, […]

How the Great Outdoors Can Help Your Recovery

According to Harvard Medical School, Americans spend approximately 90% of their lives indoors, with the percentage increasing as a person ages. Such a sedentary life lends itself to poor physical health but also can be harmful to someone who is already prone to mental health issues like depression. Spending more time outside offers benefits to […]