I decide to walk the Te Araroa Trail.
By journey’s end, my stepson shone with self-assurance.
One occurrence in particular changed the course of my life. After a day of drizzling rain, we called a halt to slopping along in wet feet and made camp in a dripping beech wood.
Let us wind forward a year.
London is a distant if lustrous memory.
The truth is, we have all asked ourselves at some point, “How did I end up here?” We all have our stories and this is mine.
Frozen in the grip of paralysing fear, I am stuck, alone, a hundred metres up a near vertical mountain wall.
Check out this story which appeared in NZ’s national Sunday paper, The Sunday Star Times and on Stuff NZ. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/117247017/how-mindfulness-can-keep-lost-trampers-alive-in-the-bush
Such a pleasure to host journalist Caro Young and her camera crew Tory on a special walk through Waiheke Island’s McKenzie Reserve last Wednesday! Watch the interview here: https://www.tvnz.co.nz/shows/seven-sharp/clips/forest-bathing-latest-craze-among-health-conscious-kiwis
Join military veteran and peacekeeper Richard Margesson and radio host Tim Lynch as we learn about his experience of post-traumatic stress injury and how he recovered from it.