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AT HAPPINESS: FOUR TROLLS ON A BRIDGE

AT HAPPINESS: FOUR TROLLS ON A BRIDGE So today on the trail at a point where the trail crossed a little stream over a footbridge, a tall, pretty younger, blonde woman came down the hill. There she found 4 older … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness, the Book

Appalachian Trail Happiness, the Book Please forgive my shameless plug tonight but I wanted to provide all of the purchasing information for my book in one place ~ Rev Kane Come take a thousand mile walk with me on the … Continue reading

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AT Happiness: Trail Community

AT Happiness: Trail Community One of the first questions I was always asked before starting the trail was, who are you hiking with on the AT?  Whenever I would answer I was solo hiking people would become concerned. I would … Continue reading

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Simple Lessons in Happiness

Simple Lessons in Happiness Smile every chance you get. Not because life has been easy, perfect, or exactly as you had anticipated, but because you choose to be happy and grateful for all the good things you do have and … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail Happiness: Happiness and the Three Questions

Appalachian Trail Happiness: Happiness and the Three Questions We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our … Continue reading

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Holiday Happiness: Holiday Travel Tips, including Traveling with Kids

Holiday Happiness: Holiday Travel Tips, including Traveling with Kids The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.                     ~ Saint Augustine The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard … Continue reading

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10 things you can do to be happier today!

10 things you can do to be happier today! Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present ~ Jim Rohn So I’ve been gleaming through books and online resources and thought … Continue reading

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My Best AT Posts from the Last Year

My Best AT Posts from the Last Year Today is the birthday of one of my hiking partners from last year, Kingfisher.  The picture above is our belated celebration we held at the Laughing Heart Hostel in Hot Springs, NC.  … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance

Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: Learning Acceptance The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.      ~ Nathaniel Branden When you set out to do a long-distance thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail you know a few things in … Continue reading

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Happiness is the Desert

The next couple of weeks are all about getting ready for the AT both mentally and physically. Physically I’m on my way, mentally, I need to keep slowing down, keep easing off of the throttle, becoming less dependent on normal everyday life in anticipation of a simpler new normal. Not an easy new normal, but certainly a simpler one, perhaps a better one. Hopefully you’ll find some time during the holiday madness to simplify, relax and find a new normal for yourself, and have a happy day my friends ~ Rev Kane Continue reading

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