The forest is a healing center, a place to be still and a place to reflect. Here under the trees, we experience one of nature's greatest medicines. We slow down our breathing to really savor its effects. The shade offers us solace in summer's sun and a backcountry haven.
Dear year ago self, You're about to go searching for a camper trailer. Go with your gut. The first one you step inside will light a fire within you. In a few months you'll go through a lot of ups and downs, but don't lose hope. It's not easy to go from 1,000 to 140 square feet. Learn how to give yourself space in other ways. Not everyone is going to support your decision to go small and that's okay. You'll meet some rad people who will encourage you to be a better person and will…
I'm grateful for the hot shower, for the warm bed, for the running water to boil tea over and over again. But even with all those things close by in a cabin, I still felt like the camper was the best place to be to celebrate the extra light and the coming of spring.
The modern world doesn't make tiny living easy, comfortable or adaptable. But what if we changed our perception? What if tiny living became the norm? Would you think about doing it? Sometimes I wonder if the thing that's stopping us is the thing that makes us feel like we belong somewhere. But what we don't know is that tiny living is the thing that makes it okay to belong both nowhere and everywhere.