inspiring you to
hike your own hike
As a backpacker, a professional musician and radio host, Alison Young offers a unique perspective on life’s journey.
Deep dives include her cancer journey, intentional quitting, managing loss and regret, spiritual renewal and a search for lasting joy, plus regaining activity after two total hip replacements and the benefits of walking.
My outlook on life is a belief in grace and abundance tinged by some bad luck that tests our character.
After a tough four months managing a cancer diagnosis and healing from surgery, I’ll return to the trail.
I’ve reached the terminus of the breast cancer trail and it’s time to make the next steps my priority.
Being curious rather than certain often reveals unexpected and beguiling mysteries.
“Thriver” reflects a more authentic cancer experience, the desire to reinvent as well as accept life as it is.
It’s week four I am and I am walking on trails where the wildlife welcome me back to my life.
Pilgrims knew that walking is one of the best ways to find their spiritual center and heal.
As I heal from surgery and slowly move back into my life, I ask the question, “Who do I want to be now?”
We received great news that there is no cancer in my lymph nodes, so I will not need chemotherapy or radiation.
Blissful will have a bilateral mastectomy and reflects on having breasts before saying goodbye.
Motion is lotion, so they say and hiking is one of the best to slow the progress of arthritis.
Anxiety and fear in high doses can be detrimental to your health, but can also be harnessed to help you succeed.