Hiking Helps Me Disconnect

…and I really hate connecting back sometimes. I get out in the woods hiking for hours. I cut off my phone. Not just put it on silent but actually cut it off. When I return to my truck I turn it back on and I immediately am drawn back to my social networks to see what I missed. I hate this about myself. That’s exactly why I love getting away from it. I need the disconnection!

It’s funny that I actually feel dirtier checking my phone than when I’m in the woods. Why? Because Social Networking can feel fake. Not that I am fake. It can just feel fake. But the woods are natural. Nothing’s trying to impress you out there. Nothing’s trying to vie for your attention in the woods. Nothing’s is attempting to be what it’s not out there.

Everything you see and experience is what it is. You get…

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