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Put a Word on it: picking a word for 2018

I love the annual word of the year from the various dictionary-makers – for what it reveals about our Zeitgeist. Feminism, youthquake and complicit are 2017’s, from the Merriam Webster, Oxford, and Dictionary.com. 1,119 more words

Lisa Richardson

Making Self-Care A Habit (or Eat Breakfast Every Day)

I had a setback.

Nothing major. Nothing life-critical. Nothing identity-shaking.

I showed up for a class and it had been cancelled.

And my day’s plans were derailed. 834 more words

Wellness

What Do You Actually Need to Be Happy: A Packing List (adapted for families)

I first had the chance to share this piece at Arc’teryx’s The Bird blog. Thanks to Sarah Leishman for giving me the green-light when I said I wanted to write “something about adventurers trying to maintain their minimalism after having a kid without writing a mommyblog…” 1,473 more words

Lisa Richardson

Making Self-Care A Habit (or Eat Breakfast Every Day)

I had a setback.

Nothing major. Nothing life-critical. Nothing identity-shaking.

I showed up for a class and it had been cancelled.

And my day’s plans were derailed. 934 more words

Lisa Richardson

The Dirt on Food

“Fuck calories,” says Krista Scott-Dixon (@stumptuous).

“Fuck vitamins. Fuck ‘willpower’. Put real cream in your coffee. And have an avocado too. Your relationship with food and eating is your relationship with life.”

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Lisa Richardson

Switching to Airplane Mode

We’re in the Redwood Forest.

“Did they name it after the song?” my four year old asks.

We’d borrowed a remix of Woody Guthrie music from the library once and… 876 more words

When Stone Speaks

In the History of Big-wall Climbing, Even Geology has Something to Say

In May, this story I wrote for Mountain Life Annual 2016, was shared online at… 1,744 more words

Lisa Richardson