I’m an outdoor adventurer living in Vancouver, BC. I love exploring the outdoors all-year round, whether pushing for a summit or camping next to an alpine lake while challenging my Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). I hope to inspire others by sharing stories and I hope to be inspired by like-minded Type 1s within our community.
We’ve all heard the saying – whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right. Your ability to accomplish something depends on your belief in your ability to accomplish it.
Your belief in your own abilities depends on a lot of different things: judgement, expectations, past experiences, environment. These things drive your attitude, motivation, and ultimately, what you can and can’t do. Self-belief plays a huge role in how you approach goals, tasks, and challenges. Read More
Ahh May, the rest stop before summer. This is about the time we start embracing the sun, anticipating the summer months, and planning out & preparing for new adventures. We had plans for the long weekend, none of which panned out because Ryan & I ended up fighting a cold. By Monday, we were eager to get out, and decided to check out the Mosquito Creek cascades in North Vancouver. Read More
Trying to convey peak performance is tough because it’s an indescribable feeling. It’s a momentary feeling when you’re hitting your stride – whatever you choose to do, you know you’ll do it well. It’s a period of superior functioning. At some point, you’ve likely experienced a euphoric, feel-good day in the mountains. You were focused, fearless, and calm, and you experienced little stress. You had full control over your thoughts and emotions. You had an unshakable belief that you could do anything you set your mind to (within your physical limits, of course). You reached the zone of optimal functioning. Read More