Whatever You Do Don’t Run!

Whatever You Do Don't Run!

If you've ever walked in a wilderness area, one of the first things your guide will tell you is "should we surprise an animal, whatever you do do not run". The funny thing is that what normally follows are tales from guides of newly wed couples…
What is Life Coaching Really? Coaching Done The Wilderness Way!
,

What is Life Coaching Really? Coaching Done The Wilderness Way!

I've got to be honest, there's something about the term 'life coaching' that makes me squirm a little. It's a vocation that has exploded and rightfully so because at some point we all need perspective, a nudge in the right direction, someone…
The 7 Reasons Why Yoga, Life Coaching & Safari Create The Ultimate Experience
, , ,

The 7 Reasons Why Yoga, Life Coaching & Safari Create The Ultimate Experience

Yoga conjures up images of downward facing dog and utterings of "Namaste", coaching of deep conversations regarding ones inner life and the third of unforgettable adventures tracking down wild animals in the African bushveld, so at first glance…
Do The Thing That Scares You The Most

Do The Thing That Scares You The Most

“I would not want to die knowing I had not lived.”- Paul Theroux A few months into the beginning of this year, I started to get an unmistakable fidgety feeling. I've come to know it as the feeling I get when my soul starts calling me to…
Let’s Get Messy

Let's Get Messy

I’ve been considering perfectionism a lot lately. For much of my life I’ve felt torn between a tamed, law abiding version of myself that was trying to be and look the way I believed was expected of me and one that flees for the wild, following…
Aiming To Be An Aspen

Aiming To Be An Aspen

Whenever I learn something new about a tree it totally blows me away. Aspens, the crazy beautiful ones that turn yellow and shed their leaves are my latest interest. Each of these trees looks like it stands alone but are actually a small part…
Reasons To Love That You’re Getting Older

Reasons To Love That You're Getting Older

Nature has the best way of putting things into perspective. On my birthday a short while ago I found myself standing on top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, pondering the concept of age. Our modern society seems to have a serious aversion to…
What Happens When The Heart Leads

What Happens When The Heart Leads

"Love is the whole thing and we are the pieces" - Rumi What does this rock look like to you? To me I saw a heart the moment my eyes discovered it. I was sitting alone in the Tankwa Karoo at Afrikaburn next to a massive heart-shaped structure…
When a Bear Finds You in The Snow

When a Bear Finds You in The Snow

“Unplanned contemplation comes softly as falling mist, or the first snows of autumn”- Sigurd Olson I have realised this year having moved to the city from a full-time life in the wilderness is that two of the things I miss most are moments…
The Perfectly Imperfect Lion

The Perfectly Imperfect Lion

"The most effective strategy for successful living is really no strategy at all. It is rather to be real, to be honest, to be authentic, to be you"- Ralph Marston I remember the exact moment I took this photograph. You would think that when…