Wayfinder 69 / Put down the phone + The Wisdom of Nature

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” — Henry David Thoreau

Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer
Consume Wisely. By chronically raising levels of cortisol, the body’s main stress hormone, our phones may be threatening our health and shortening our lives.

Wilderness Birthed the Mind
Get Dirty. As the Earth radically changes, what happens to the wisdom that it has to offer us?

Joan Samuelson Still Setting Records, 40 Years After Her First Boston Marathon Victory
Get Dirty. This is an incredible and inspiring accomplishment. Joan Samuelson ran the Boston Marathon in a time of 3:04 at the age of 61. She cross trained with Nordic skiing this winter and put in 4-5 20+ mile long runs prior to the race. Joan won Boston in 1979.

The Best PNW Marathons for Newbies
Get Dirty. Susan wrote this article for RaceCenter magazine. There are bunch of great marathons to run in the Pacific Northwest.

Choose Foods, Not Supplements
Consume Wisely. Taking dietary supplements will not extend life, researchers report, and taken in large quantities may even be harmful.

Even a Little Nature Goes a Long Way for Your Brain
Get Dirty. In a new study, mountain hiking had similar psychological and stress-reducing benefits whether or not there were signs of human habitation

We Don’t Buy Things with Money, We Buy Them with Hours from our Life
Consume Wisely. This is a life-changing principle. When we begin to see our purchases through the lens of exchanging life, rather than dollar bills, we can better appreciate the weight of our purchases and understand their full cost.

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