Mental Health Is A Lot Like Hiking | Part 2

PTSD is an absolute crap hole and it tosses copperheads and bisons and rolled ankles and injuries all over your mental health trail without warning or reason. (For better understanding of this analogy, please read part 1 of this post.) I was reminded of this last week with my first panic attack in three years.…

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Mental Health Is A Lot Like Hiking | Part 1

Hiking Caprock Canyon

I’m still learning that mental health is not a place you arrive or achieve or win. Mental health is the journey itself. Not to be too on the nose, but it’s the actual path, and it reminds me so much of hiking. I can do the work to prepare for a hike; exercise, build endurance,…

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