Growth happens outside your Comfort Zone

Growth happens outside your Comfort Zone

Just a little while longer up to the pass and then it’s going to be smooth sailing down the other side of this mountain. To get there, I’ll have to hike up a snowfield. Carefully, I place each step not to slip and slide down. It’s more intense than I could have...
Many Ways to the Top

Many Ways to the Top

Standing on Top of Mount Whitney on September 28th 2017 I just got back from a weekend camping trip in the Tahoe National Forest. While it is basically summer, the temperatures at night did not reflect the season. During the second night, it dropped below freezing,...
Finding Passion in Everything You Do

Finding Passion in Everything You Do

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. — Anonymous Wouldn’t it be nice to be really passionate about everything you’re doing? I at least thought so when I decided to go on a quest of finding passion. The first hurdle I had to...
Avoid Old Behavior Patterns

Avoid Old Behavior Patterns

Every year, almost like clockwork, I fly back to Austria to visit my family during the winter holidays. It’s practically become a ritual for my mother to pick me up from the Airport in Salzburg on December 24th. And every year without fail, I spend the 14 hours travel...
Lone Wolf in a Wolfpack

Lone Wolf in a Wolfpack

Every day on trail I’m thinking about what to write and how to express the emotions flaring up during the day in the written word. Just pondering on this is overwhelming. But as I said in one of my recent status updates on Facebook, when it get’s hard, the only thing...