∞ Things I’ve Learned From Choosing Inconvenience ∞
by: Mindy Babcock
-Patience with myself
-Patience with public transportation
-Patience with crosswalk
-Patience with sunsets
-Patience with drivers
-Patience with wildlife
-Patience with food
A Ride will come eventually
Know you’re gonna tell your story a million times.
Be passionate about your story. OWN IT.
Sometimes dinner is trail mix, and that’s fine.
Remember to breathe.
Canadians actually say ‘ay’.
Canadians are the nicest people I’ve ever met.
Say thank you.
Your legs are gonna look great after carrying a 40-50 pound pack for 3 weeks.
Always engage in conversation with a stranger.
Sometimes, ya gotta indulge in some greasy fried food and feel good about it.
Fill your water bottle every chance you get.
There are some really amazing people out there.
The less stuff you have, the more fun you have.
Don’t judge anyone of anything.
Pay for a hostel when you’re having a bad day.
Always go to at least one hotspring.
Hang the food before it gets dark.
Visit local breweries.
Say yes to everything.
Stop and pick the blackberries.
Take advantage of free wifi.
It’s okay to have an off day, or five…
Always remember snacks.
Everything happens for a reason.
Don’t stress about being late.
Don’t miss a chance to see live music.
Always carry a bar of dark chocolate. Ration and savor it.
Chinese delivery at 2am is a great idea.
Go on as many hikes as you can.
Don’t beat yourself up when you do have expectations and they’re not met.
Catch as least one sunrise.
Make friends everywhere.
Take advantage of social media, stay connected.
Don’t forget the soap in the shower.
Take advantage of washer and dryers.
Never turn down a free drink.